IBM VTS User Group Meetup

When:  Oct 24, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CT)
Please join the virtual tape team and the WSC Storage team for a day of learning, knowledge sharing and networking. The session objective is to share our point of view on managing and securing your data in the digital world.

Location: IBM Schaumberg Office
3rd floor,[masked] North White Pines Conference Room
10 North Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 10:00 – 15:00

-10:00 – 10:05 Introduction

-10:05 – 11:00 TS7700 Updates – Toy Phouybanhdyt
Learn about the latest features/functions of TS7700 that will help reduce TS7700 storage capacity utilization, decrease network bandwidth usage with very minimal effort, utilize the cloud as an extension of the TS7700 grid for archiving and secure tape data.

-11:05 – 12:00 DS8900 and Safeguarded Copy Overview – Rick Pekosh/Dennis Robertson
Learn about the new member of DS8K family and the benefits of Safeguarded Copy.

-12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

-13:00 – 13:55 Air Gap – Bill Danz
Discover the TS7700 functions available to provide air gap protection in your environment.

-14:00 – 15:00 Mainframe Transparent Cloud Tiering – Toy Phouybanhdyt
Get an update on DS8K TCT, TS7700 TCT and TS7700 object store and learn about the use cases.


IBM Schaumberg Office
10 N Martingale Rd
3rd Floor, 03-3066
Schaumburg, IL 60173