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FICON Customer Council

30 April 2019
| 10:00 | England | Edu Days

Please join Broadcom's Brocade Storage Networking (BSN) Division for our exclusive FICON Customer Council, taking place in Manchester this year at the ABode Manchester on April 30th.

We're delighted to welcome to the UK Howard L. Johnson, Technology Architect (FICON), who will host the session.

Attendees will:

• Review our existing portfolio and our integration with zSystem environments
• Preview our roadmap and discuss the future demands of FICON environments
• Explore the evolution of Fibre Channel and evaluate the impact on zSystem IO
• Join an in-depth discussion of the technological innovations from BSN that address congestion

As a round-table, the day is intended to be an interactive session with plenty of time for open discussion, Q&A, and your valuable feedback.

We anticipate the day will run from 10:30 through to 16:30. Lunch will be included, and we would also be delighted if you joined us after the event for drinks and canapes and further opportunities for discussion with our Subject Matter Experts.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Speaker: Howard L. Johnson
Howard Johnson began his career in 1984 developing configuration applications for 3270 Cluster Controllers for McDATA Corporation in Boulder, Colorado. In 1993, in partnership with IBM, Johnson was part of the team that created the ESCON Director Models 3/4/5 as well as the FICON to ESCON Bridge. As technical leader, he directed the efforts of the technical teams that expanded IBM‘s original storage-area networks (SAN) from ESCON to FICON. Today, Howard is a member of the Brocade Storage Networking (BSN) business unit of Broadcom and is an active member of the T11 Working Groups. He has more than 34-years of professional experience in high-end processing environments, and is responsible for the technical strategy relating to Brocade‘s System z Infrastructure offerings.

ABode Manchester, 107 Piccadilly, Manchester
M1 2DB


You should receive a confirmation email within a few minutes to confirm your registration. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

If you do not receive this or have any questions please contact your Brocade Account Manager.

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