The Arcati Mainframe Yearbook 2010

Aurora Dell'Anno

The Arcati Mainframe Yearbook 2010
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Aurora Emanuela Dell'Anno
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Dear Colleagues

The 2010 edition of the celebrated Arcati Mainframe Yearbook is now
available to view or download (free of charge). It includes:

* Mainframe Strategy - a selection of views from industry gurus and

* The 2010 Mainframe User Survey - an analysis of the profile, plans,
and priorities of mainframe users.

* Vendor Directory - vendors, consultants, and service providers in the
z/OS environment.

* A media guide for IBM mainframers - information resources,
publications, and user groups for the z/OS environment.

* Glossary of Terminology - definitions of some mainframe-related terms.

* Technical information - z10 model tables; mainframe hardware timeline
1952-2010; mainframe operating system development

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Many thanks to the Yearbook sponsors, who are listed below. Please take
time to visit their Web sites.

Best regards
Mark Lillycrop
Publisher, The Arcati Mainframe Yearbook
Arcati Ltd


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