2Worldwide Mainframe Experts
3Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Mobile
As the business community advances enterprise computing to meet the challenges and opportunities associated with big data and analytics, cloud and mobile computing, new skills are required from the workforce. The IBM System z Academic Initiative enables students around the globe to learn enterprise computing skills and get ahead of the pack for job opportunities.
4Tens of Thousands of Students
5Regional Contest Winners
6Java and COBOL Apps
7Finals in NYC
8Preparing Generation z
“IBM is committed to preparing ‘Generation z’ for the future of business,” said Pat Toole, GM of IBM System z. “Our ongoing collaboration with governments and academia in more than 70 countries to extend mainframe skills through our System z Academic Initiative helps ensure continuous mainframe innovations in areas such as cloud, mobile and big data for decades to come.”
9Celebrating the Big 5-0
IBM will be holding a special ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the IBM mainframe on April 8 in New York City. IBM senior executives will be on hand for this milestone, discussing how the mainframe is powering future advancements in technology as well as the mainframe’s impact on industries such as banking, transportation, health care and government.