October 8 - 12 | Hollywood, FL 
The Diplomat Beach Resort

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Early Bird Rate: USD 2,295 
Available through July 29, 2018


Join us

We are on the edge of exciting developments as technology continues to drive change. It is essential to stay ahead and capitalize on these trends. Don't get left behind — learn to leverage disruptive technology trends like cloud and cognitive at the IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) in Hollywood. Join us for the most comprehensive technical training event on IBM Z and Storage.

You'll learn how to plan, architect, install, configure, migrate, operate and tune your IBM infrastructure for today and tomorrow. Train to stay ahead with IBM Systems TechU.

What’s New at TechU?


Get the opportunity to:

  • Sharpen your expertise with 100s of sessions led by IBM Distinguished Engineers and product experts…the A-team of the IBM Systems community
  • Experience the latest technology via demos geared to all skill levels
  • Test-drive new products from IBM and IBM Business Partners in the Solution Center
  • Expand your professional network when you connect with product developers and industry leaders
  • Learn from your peers via networking sessions and discussions on real-world IT challenges and successes



  • IBM z14 and Pervasive Encryption
  • z/OS, z/VM and Linux on Z
  • LinuxONE
  • IBM Z Performance, Monitoring and Capacity Planning
  • CICS, WebSphere, APIs and Blockchain
  • Db2, Spark and Machine Learning for z/OS
  • IBM Z DevOps and Application Development
  • Hybrid Cloud and IBM Z


  • IBM FlashSystems
  • Cloud and Virtualization
  • Software Defined Storage
  • Security and Encryption
  • Server and Storage Hardware
  • Data Protection Archive and Backup
  • Object Storage
  • Networking

Who should attend:

This conference is intended for IBM clients, IBM Business Partners and IBM employees:

  • System Z and Storage
    • Engineers
    • Architects
    • Administrators
    • Specialists
  • New z/OS users
  • Systems Programmers
  • Network Administrators
  • IBM Business Partners
  • Other IT Professionals

IBM TechU features skill-building sessions that are in demand and appeal to attendees who share a technical vision and curiosity. IBM TechU offers technical breakout sessions, roundtables, demos, and more.

The IBM business model is built to support two principal goals: helping clients succeed in delivering business value by becoming more innovative, efficient and competitive through the use of business insight and information technology (IT) solutions; and, providing long-term value to shareholders. The business model has been developed over time through strategic investments in capabilities and technologies that have the best long-term growth and profitability prospects based on the value they deliver to clients. The company's strategy is to focus on the high-growth, high-value segments of the IT industry. The company's global capabilities include services, software, hardware, fundamental research and financing. The broad mix of businesses and capabilities are combined to provide business insight and solutions for the company's clients.