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Interested in the new IBM z16 system? Join our Meetup Group for free education and access to experts

By PAUL RAUCHET posted Mon May 23, 2022 09:05 AM


The IBM z16 was just released. Want to learn more about implementing the new system, directly from IBM experts? Sign up for our latest Meetup event today, “Implementing IBM z16”. The WebEx-based meeting takes place on June 23, 2022 from 11:00 to 2:15 P.M. EST. This user group is free of charge. WebEx attendees are limited to the first 500 people who log into the event. You can join the Meetup group by clicking the link here, and selecting the red tab on the right that says “Join this group”. This will ensure you receive notifications for future IBM zSystems and LinuxONE Systems Lab Services User Group meetings.


What can I expect?

“Implementing IBM z16” is an online WebEx-based meeting with four separate IBM zSystems topics given by IBM experts. Take advantage of your ability to chat with different experts and ask questions in this forum. The four topics are:


  • IBM z16 Implementation
  • IBM z16 Hardware/Software – IBM TSS Planning/Installation and Migration Services
  • An in-depth look at the IBM z16 core architecture and new features
  • IBM z16 Security and Compliance Center


If you join the group and elect to attend the event, you’ll received the WebEx link.


Who should attend?

  • IT Architects and Systems Programmers
  • Security Personnel
  • System Administrators
  • Chief Security Officers
  • IT Directors
  • Business Partners interested in acquiring IBM zSystems or Linux on Z skills


Who is IBM Systems Lab Services?

The IBM Systems Lab Services teams within the U.S. and abroad are considered the top technical consultants in their field. Over the past 17 years, the IBM zSystems and LinuxONE Lab Services consultants have worked onsite and online servicing hundreds of clients including most of IBM’s largest IBM zSystems accounts. The teams are comprised of the top technical experts each a subject matter expert in their chosen IBM zSystems and LinuxONE focus area. Many of these consultants have more than 25 years of experience and have logged more than 10,000 hours of client-facing work.

What services are offered by IBM zSystems and LinuxONE Systems Lab Services?

The IBM zSystems and LinuxONE Systems Lab Services groups offer on-site and online short- to medium-term consulting contract work performing health check and compliance assessments, systems enablement/implementation services, performance tuning, and both high availability and educational workshops. We cover IBM zSystems hardware and software upgrade services as well as currency and migration related work. Engagements typically range from as little as 40 hours up to several thousand hours.


Let’s Meetup!

I would love to see you at this event, so I hope you will join us and take advantage of the opportunity to learn more and talk to experts. For questions about this event, please contact me at 215-639-2484 or email me at