System z Mainframe Data with Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier (ENT107) | AWS re:Invent 2013
(Presented by CA Technologies) There are a lot of mainframes still out there, with a lot of data to back up and archive. CA Technologies (CA) is the largest mainframe software provider in the world. This session provides an overview and demo of CA's Cloud Storage for System z solution used for mainframe storage backup to the AWS cloud. Traditional mainframe storage solutions are expensive and complex. For IT Directors, VPs of IT, VPs of Storage, and Storage Administrators, this session discusses how CA has partnered with AWS and Riverbed to provide an innovative solution that provides a low cost and secure solution for efficient backup and recovery of critical mainframe data. You see a demo of Chorus managing data flow from the mainframe to the cloud using the Riverbed Whitewater appliance. You also hear from a demanding customer, Mark Behrje, Sr. Director Global Information Services, CA Technologies, about how they implemented quickly, how much they've reduced their backup TCO, and lessons learned.