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Monday, June 17
 

09:45 CEST

ML-Software: iNow UI – The Modernization Sensation for IBM i Applications
Modernize your applications faster than ever with iNow UI. Its proven technology automatically transforms all 5250 screens regardless of the underlying development technology RPG, COBOL plus others and even if no source code exists. Enhance your user experience by providing powerful rich clients which can also be used on ANY browser on ANY platform and through ANY device. Within days of iNow UI being implemented your users will be delighted by being greeted by modern interfaces, enhanced usability and a superior future proof way of working with their “trusted” familiar IBM i applications.

Re-build your applications smarter than ever before using tried and tested “intelligent algorithms” to both recognize then analyze the structure of each green screen and then automatically create modern and treasured UIs. iNow UI patented intelligent algorithms work seamlessly and automatically against any existing and newly developed screens eliminating development and modernization effort without limiting any future ongoing development and enhancements.

iNow UI delivers future-proof modernization alongside your existing and future software development plans using powerful integration interfaces between both the IBM i and the .NET world. iNow UI ensures that you maintain your IBM I skills base, retain your development personnel, software and hardware and prepares your IBM i investments for a whole new world of modern technologies to solve your industry’s key challenges around software development process improvement and hiring and retaining the best available development talents.



 

Speakers
avatar for Torsten Klinge

Torsten Klinge

Owner, ML-Software GmbH
Torsten Klinge is the CEO of ML Software, the market leader in Modernization of IBM i User Interfaces and Digital Transformation. Torsten has been an expert in this field since completing his studies in Berlin in the early 90s. Before founding ML Software Torsten fulfilled a number... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 09:45 - 10:45 CEST
Jade 1

09:45 CEST

Using FalconStor VTL as a Backup Target for IBM i
For too long, the standard method of backing up IBM i systems has been with a locally attached tape drive or library. The result is reduced performance due to limited backup streams, excessive manual tape handling, and no way to secure data offsite. By introducing the FalconStor® Virtual Tape Library (VTL) solution into an IBM i environment, organizations can non-disruptively replace tape backup in a disk-to-disk (D2D) format to accelerate backup/recovery processes and improve operational efficiency. FalconStor VTL provides integration with native backup tools, IPL bare-metal recovery from virtual or physical tape, and direct physical tape support with encryption to maximize secure operations. This reduces operational and media costs while increasing performance levels to meet stringent application recovery service level agreements (SLAs) and to maximize return on investment (ROI).

Speakers
avatar for Guy Berlo

Guy Berlo

Senior Director EMEA Strategic Channel., FALCONSTOR
Guy Berlo comes from ProphetStor Data Services where he served as VP Sales & Operations startingup an new business in Central & Eastern Europe around DC Orchestration using Artificial Intelligence(AI) driven Analysis and Prediction to support DC Operation.Prior to that he worked for... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 09:45 - 10:45 CEST
Jade 2

11:00 CEST

Blue Consult - SAP HANA on POWER vs. SAP HANA on Intel
Gegenüberstellung der Hardware-Plattformen mit faktischem Vergleich anhand einer Analyse bei einem Kunden

Speakers
avatar for Grit Wasmund

Grit Wasmund

Senior Consultant SAP/SAP HANA / Team Coordinator SAP, BLUE Consult
Durch ihre langjährige, branchenübergreifende Tätigkeit als SAP Beraterinverfüg Grit Wasmund über einen großen Wissens- und Erfahrungsschatz imBereich SAP bzw. SAP HANA. Frau Wasmund ist seit Oktober 2018 bei derBLUE Consult beschäftigt und begleitet in ihrer Funktion als Senior... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 11:00 - 12:00 CEST
Jade 1

14:15 CEST

GROUPLINK: Integrating IBM Power in Multi Clouds using Red Hat Open Source Technology
Based on a strong and long-standing collaboration between IBM and Red Hat, today’s IBM Power Systems provide an ideal hardware foundation for running modern applications and services. Do you plan to deploy your SAP HANA workloads on Power? Or do you need a container application platform for software development (and operations)? Sebastian Siegert from Red Hat and Nils Wulf from GROUPLINK member UBL will share how this can be achieved with Red Hat and IBM technologies.

Speakers
avatar for Sebastian Siegert

Sebastian Siegert

Alliance Manager EMEA for IBM/Lenovo, Red Hat GmbH
Sebastian Siegert started his career as a freelancer for Microsoft in Marketing and Training. Following marketing positions at major distributors a.o. as the Manager of Software Marketing in Ingram Micro, he moved into sales roles in 2002, when he joined SUSE Linux and with this the... Read More →
avatar for Nils Wulf

Nils Wulf

CEO, UBL Informationssysteme GmbH
Mr. Nils Wulf is CEO of UBL Informationssysteme GmbH in Neu-Isenburg /Frankfurt, member of GROUPLINK alliance. He is an Industrial Sales ManagementAssistant and holds a master degree in computer science. He has joined UBL in 1989and developed its company from a classical IT system... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 14:15 - 15:15 CEST
Jade 2

14:15 CEST

Tech Data: Power-ful IT-Infrastructur for AI and Machine Learning based on IBM Power AC922 servers
The lifecycle of AI and ML applications pose new challenges on IT infrastructure like servers, storage and networking. This session shows the iterative nature of the AI/ML lifecycle and the positive  impact of IBM Power's unique capabilities like NVlink and SnapML. Integration into existing infrastructure will also be shown

Speakers
avatar for Jens Mannteufel

Jens Mannteufel

IT Architect, TechData
Jens Mannteufel is an IT Architect in TechData's IBM AI Acceleration team helping IBMbusiness partners and customers to create value out of AI and ML use cases. He has astrong background in building IT infrastructures for data centric applications in globallydistributed environme... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 14:15 - 15:15 CEST
Jade 1

15:45 CEST

Fresche Solutions: Market Trends, Challenges and Customer Successes for IBM i Modernization
Join Fresche Solutions and their partners Axsos AG and GOERING GmbH, for an overview of trends and challenges in the market. Learn about customer experiences and how local knowledge and skills have helped companies innovate and implement change to their business and mission critical applications.

This session will be both in English and German

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Fisher

Jennifer Fisher

VP, Business Engineering, Fresche Solutions
Jennifer is responsible for all aspects of the ecosystem, including all channel partners, VAR’s, CSP’s, ISVs, MSP’s, all aspects of influencers to our community and our strategic relationship with IBM. Prior to that, she was VP of Global Sales & Marketing where she was responsible... Read More →
avatar for Michael Seifert

Michael Seifert

Head of CSDM Product & Product Services, AXSOS AG
Michael Seifert in working since 1988 in the IT business. After his study of Economics he started an training on the job working on several platforms (Cobol mainframe, Adabas Natural, SAP) before he focussed in the middle of the 90s to his target platform IBM i.He has experience from... Read More →
avatar for Andreas Göring

Andreas Göring

CEO, GOERING GmbH
Andreas has been an enthusiastic developer on the IBM i since 1989. As a consultant in ERP Systems he has a large number of customers in Germany, many of them international companies. Customers appreciate his mixture of technical know-how and business expertise, which makes Andreas... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 15:45 - 16:45 CEST
Jade 2

15:45 CEST

Symtrax: E-Invoicing: Managing Document Output Processes Effectively
We shall  demonstrate how easy and quick it is to realise complex processes around e-invoicing, be it in XML or ZUGFeRD-format. This includes intuitive solutions about how to enrich and distribute documents, and how to embed a validation process, simply by creating mapping templates for respective document output. The solution is capable of handling even large volumes, from bar code label to documents with multiple pages.

Speakers
avatar for Dominique Corazolla

Dominique Corazolla

Solution Sales (DACH), Symtrax
Dominique Corazolla grew up in Cologne. After some years in France and the UK, he returned to Germany to help develop the EMEA-market for the then unknown UK company Promethean, provider of interactive whiteboard solutions for education. Innovative technologies and user-friendly human-machine... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 15:45 - 16:45 CEST
Jade 1

17:00 CEST

Rocket ALM: Empower DevOps & Agile Development: How to bring together the modern development with DevOps tools such as Git/Jenkins/Maven and the IBMi development together.
We will first review why Agile Development and DevOps go together and why businesses are all adopting it now.
Then we will show you how you can demystify the complexity of using both modern DevOps tools and the IBMi ones all together to be able to deliver more to your business in an Agile but still controlled pace.


Speakers
avatar for Cyril Chaar

Cyril Chaar

Account Executive, Rocket Software UK Ltd.
Cyril first started to work with Aldon in 2001 as a Sales Executive in Europe. When Rocket Software acquired Aldon in 2011, he later moved to a role where he would mentor the European teams sharing his project experience with over 200 customers using Rocket Aldon ALM in Europe. Today... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 17:00 - 18:00 CEST
Jade 2
 
Tuesday, June 18
 

08:00 CEST

Iptor in a Cloud orientated, hyper connected world
The first part of the session will include details about the Iptor cloud offering through the IBM Partnership. In this section we will also talk about market trends that are fueling the Iptor investment in the Cloud Managed Services (CMS) as well as the business value that can be achieved by moving to the cloud. The second part of the session will be focused on Iptor aperio.  Iptor aperio enables iPower users to expose methods and functions on the iPower platform as RESTful API’s that can then be consumed by external applications for a fully scalable, real-time integration.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Temple

Steve Temple

Director Business Development Solutions Portfolio, Iptor
Responsible for identifying new portfolio opportunities and accelerate existing ones in order to drive revenue from the existing customer base as well as to ensure the portfolio meets vertical requirements for new customer acquisition in the future. Also a member of the Marketing... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 08:00 - 09:00 CEST
Jade 2

09:15 CEST

PKS: Develop web and mobile user interfaces - but in the right way. How to get away from apparent solutions and still not completely reinvent the wheel.
The replacement or extension of 5250 frontends by web and mobile applications is still on the to-do list of many IBM i users. PKS shows what is possible today and why now is the right time to switch to real web development. 

Speakers
avatar for Heidi Schmidt

Heidi Schmidt

Geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin, PKS Software GmbH
Heidi Schmidt is Managing Partner of PKS Software GmbH with offices at the Lake Constance and in Frankfurt. She holds a degree in informatics and focuses on application development, modernization and migration of legacy software with her team of over 45 employees. Heidi Schmidt ist... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 09:15 - 10:15 CEST
Jade 1

10:30 CEST

Help Systems: IBM i Skills Gap
IBM i skills depletion is a top concern for IBM i shops around the world. How can you prepare to handle your IBM i experts departure when they move on or retire?
It’s likely your IBM i experts have been managing all areas of your business-critical systems for decades. Everything from IT operations to data and application security. However, they often use homegrown tools that don’t have the documentation or the features you need to move forward when these experts leave the building. The strategies you’ll discover during this short session will help you ensure that your IBM i continues to deliver a powerful business advantage, including:
- Educate and mentor the next generation of experts
- Automate manual application and system processes
- Consolidate monitoring into a single, graphical display
- Secure the system against data loss and viruses
- Fill security knowledge gaps with help from the experts

Speakers
avatar for Ash Giddings

Ash Giddings

Product Manager, Helpsystems
With more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry and coming from anoperational background, Ash Giddings has worked for some of the largest datacenters in Europe and has advised large companies in the U.S. on major projects tosave costs and improve efficiencies.He began his... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 10:30 - 11:30 CEST
Jade 1

10:30 CEST

Menten: EDI on IBM i
EDI has found its way into the everyday life of our business relationships and many IT managers already regularly deal with EDI processes. The more interesting it is to consider the renewal and modernization of established EDI programming or software solutions, especially in the IBM Power Systems environment. We provide basic information on EDI, case studies and the concrete use of modern software solutions.

Speakers
avatar for Björn Reimann

Björn Reimann

Sales Manager Software & Services, menten GmbH
EDI; Electronic Data Interchange; Data Integration; Conversion of structured data formats such as EDIFACT, XML, CSV, Flatfile, X12 or any other; Communication via AS2, OFTP2, (S)FTP, e-mail ..; ZUGFeRD; Communication between databases via EDI mapping


Tuesday June 18, 2019 10:30 - 11:30 CEST
Jade 2

12:30 CEST

M81: A full clone of your Production in 2 minutes for your backups or tests or recovery!
Embedded with external storage from IBM (SVC, Storwize Vxxxx, FS9xxx, DS8xxx) or from other manufacturers there is a very powerful function: FLASHCOPY (or SNAPSHOT or INSTANT COPY). This function allows you to CLONE all the disks of a full partition in some seconds!!!

But how to use it from IBM i? Is it possible to launch a New Partition on the Cloned disks? For which usages?
- simply to execute hot backups (with or without BRMS) and even daily system backups (Save 21) ?...
- but also to create fresh environments for validation, test, acceptance, formation even for development ?...
- or to make copies that will be used as 'recovery' or as reference for analysis or for extractions toward a data warehouse or for simple SQL queries ? ...

The M81 product - "Flash for i" - allows you, from your Production partition, to automate, manage, integrate and log all the necessary tasks for those kinds of usages … Example: execute a Daily SAVE21 backup in less than 2 minutes downtime!

Speakers
avatar for Karl H. Prisching

Karl H. Prisching

Aera Sales and Partner Manager, M81
Involved with IBM i (AS/400) since the beginning, about 25 years inside IBM. Now we implement new and quick save solutions for IBM i full data including SAVE21 without or only small interruption of the users. Our product "Flash for i and external Storage" are the combination which... Read More →
avatar for Pascal Ruckebusch

Pascal Ruckebusch

M81
Pascal Ruckebusch felt into the AS/400 when he was small … Many jobs from developer to product manager, from system expert to technical manager but always around IBM i …Pascal founded M81 editor because he detected that this platform still needs improvements in areas as important... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 12:30 - 13:30 CEST
Jade 1

12:30 CEST

PROFI Engineering Systems AG: Integrierte Datenbanksicherheit auf der IBM i
These: bei 90% aller Systeme ist die Sicherheit nicht korrekt eingerichtet, was kann man dagegen tun? Folgende Kapitel umfasst der Vortrag:
Bei 90% aller Maschinen ist die Sicherheit nicht korrekt eingerichtet.
Gesetzliche Grundlagen
Sicherheitsprobleme des Auslieferungsstandards
Datenbanksicherheit und Systemwerte
Nutzerprofile und Datenbanksicherheit
Objektsicherheit ist NICHT Datensicherheit
Wie erfolgt eine Berechtigungsprüfung?
Warum ist die Standardauslieferung der Datenbankberechtigungen unsicher?
Ein sehr einfaches Verfahren zur Gewährleistung eines sicheren Datenbankzugriffs
Fehler, die man vermeiden sollte
Der Nutzer als Operator seiner Druckdateien
Das Audit
- System
- Nutzeraudit
- Objektaudit
-Auswertungen
Was sollen Sie jetzt tun?                            

Speakers
avatar for Nobert Pelzmann

Nobert Pelzmann

Senior System Engineer, PROFI Engineering Systems AG
- Diplom-Mathematiker- seit 1988 in der Kundenbetreuung der AS/400 bis System i bei Buissnesspartnern der IBM tätig- seit 1994 bei der PROFI System Engineering AG- besondere Themen: Sicherheit, Performance, Datenbank, Workmanagement, Sicherung, Wiederherstellung, HA-Löung über... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 12:30 - 13:30 CEST
Jade 2

13:45 CEST

Raz-Lee: Fulfil your IBM i security requests with iSecurity – for GDPR and other compliance regulations
Robert Engel, CEO of Raz-Lee Germany will show you in an entertaining presentation which compliance regulations also IBM i users have to comply with and how iSecurity, the Raz-Lee security product family with its modules, is exactly the right answer. With live demos, it is clearly explained how iSecurity can also help automat your company’s compliance requirements.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Engel

Robert Engel

CEO, Raz-Lee
Robert Engel is as CEO of Raz-Lee Security GmbH in Germany responsible for Sales and Support of the Raz-Lee Products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Robert is skilled industrial business manager and has the commercial background for many of his IT projects. With more than 30... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 13:45 - 14:45 CEST
Jade 1

15:15 CEST

PKS: Are you urgently looking for application developers? Then use eXplain and increase your personnel capacity by at least 20% in no time at all!
Many development teams still complain about too little manpower. With eXplain, the intelligent code analysis tool from PKS, you can get down to the root of the trouble: in this lecture, you will learn how eXplain can save you time and money four times over and how your personnel worries can be eliminated. An investment that pays off in just a few months! 

Speakers
avatar for Heidi Schmidt

Heidi Schmidt

Geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin, PKS Software GmbH
Heidi Schmidt is Managing Partner of PKS Software GmbH with offices at the Lake Constance and in Frankfurt. She holds a degree in informatics and focuses on application development, modernization and migration of legacy software with her team of over 45 employees. Heidi Schmidt ist... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 15:15 - 16:15 CEST
Jade 2

15:15 CEST

WS Datenservice: Global MSP for your future IBM i business
What benefits does your business an your IT get when you will use IBM i systems out of the cloud?
What synergies does apply for future planing and quick adaptation to market changes or expansion plans?

Welche Vorteile ergibt sich für Ihr Business und Ihre IT wenn Sie IBM i als Managed Service nutzen?
Welche Synergien ergeben sich zukünftig für schnelle Anpassungen an neue Marktsituationen und Unternehmensänderungen?

Speakers
avatar for Wolfgang Greulich

Wolfgang Greulich

WS Datenservice
Wolfgang Greulich ist Inhaber und Geschäftsführer der Firma WS Datenservice, welche 1996 gegründet wurde. Mittlerweile zählt das Unternehmen mit seinen 10 Mitarbeitern zu den wichtigsten europäischen IBM Power Partnern. In dieser Rolle war es dem Unternehmer und Familienvater... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 15:15 - 16:15 CEST
Jade 1

16:30 CEST

Blue Consult - Cloud Native and Traditional Deployments in Hybrid Clouds
Cloud native and traditional multi-tier cloud applications and Service Objects will run anywhere their SLA permits, securely, based on policies; requesting and receiving resources on-demand from brokered pools of multi/hybrid cloud resources provisioned as a utility, with the intelligence to migrate to the most optimal resources available. Cloud owners need the ability to fully automate, control and orchestrate the creation, delivery, deployment, and management of cloud services with integrated business support systems; increasing quality, whilst decreasing risk and drastically reducing operations costs

Speakers
avatar for Phillip Hyde

Phillip Hyde

CEO, Incontinuum Software, Netherlands
Phillip Hyde is the CEO & Founder of InContinuum Software, and original Chief Architect of the CloudController® technology. InContinuum is a market-leading ISV of Hybrid Cloud Management Platform (CMP) software, headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Phil was a pioneer in the CMP... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 16:30 - 17:30 CEST
Jade 2