Already last year members of the GSE Automation group decided it is worth to create a new work-group concentrating on Automation and Business Resiliency matters especially on open systems. This was the day we decided to found a new work-group "Automation and Business Resiliency on Open Systems".
What is GSE?
Guide Share Europe (GSE) is an international nonprofit association of companies, organizations, and individuals involved in Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) solutions based on IBM architectures. The key aims of GSE are
- Encourage members to exchange experiences and information related to ICT.
- Bring in their production knowledge for ICT products and service providers.
- Influence European standards used in ICT in the interest of its members.
To learn more about the GSE refer to http://www.gse.org.
What is this workgroup about?
Automation and Business Resiliency for Open Systems is a workgroup to exchange information between
IT professionals related to automation and availability of their IT environment on non-mainframe
platforms (Open Systems). This includes business relevant workload running on AIX, Linux, Solaris,
Windows and integration of this workload with IT business components running on the z/OS
The focus of this workgroup is on the following products and integration scenarios:
- IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms
- IBM Tivoli System Automation Application Manager
- Integration with other Service Management products
- Integration with other vendor HA-clustering solutions
Based on the product relationships within the Tivoli System Automation product family this workgroup
also fosters the exchange of technical information with the workgroup Automation and Business Resiliency
on Mainframe, GSE Id: CAUTD.
Why should I join the workgroup?Contact Information
Workgroup members have the opportunity to meet with peers and IBM experts from all over Europe. The
- Discuss challenges and issues that you face when you set up automation and high availability scenarios in an IT infrastructure.
- Create a network with colleagues.
- Meet IBM experts and get first-hand information from the senior developer of the SA product family.
- Influence strategic development decisions made for these products.
Members of this workgroup meet twice a year either at IBM or at the site of one of its members. These
conferences will usually be held together with the workgroup Automation and Business Resiliency on
Mainframes – which is of special interest for those people who make use of all System Automation family
- Spring: EOTC, location: IBM, language: English
- Fall: location: customer, language: German
If you are interested in more information about our workgroup you can contact the following people:
Frank Beckers, Finanz Informatik GmbH & Co KG
Manfred Farwick, GAD eG
Bernd Jostmeyer, IBM Research and Development Boeblingen,
For more information please also have a look at the following product information pages.