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Rocket Software to Showcase Next-Generation Mainframe Developments at SHARE in St. Louis


Rocket leaders will share ways to extend the power of the mainframe in today’s business climate

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Waltham, Mass., August 9, 2018 –Rocket Software, a global technology provider and leader in mainframe modernization and optimization, will be joining other enterprise technology leaders at SHARE 2018 in St. Louis, August 12-17. Rocket executives will discuss strategies for “getting more from your mainframe,” including ways to dramatically simplify the management of applications and analytics, as well as access critical data more easily. Another area of focus will be identifying and nurturing the next generation of mainframe developers and architects through a combination of hiring best practices and open-source technology. Key members of the Rocket team will be leading various presentations and workshops throughout the event and will also be present in booth #400, showcasing the company’s latest mainframe products.

Rocket Software CEO, Andy Youniss, will be part of a panel keynote address entitled “Open Innovation and Attracting the Next Generation of Developers and Architects to the Mainframe” taking place at 8:00 am on Tuesday August 14 in room 222. Andy will also be leading a Lunch & Learn session called “The Future is Now” at 12:30 pm that same day in room 241.

“The mainframe is at the heart of Rocket’s mission,” says Youniss. “Our passion is providing mainframe developers and users with the best tools and techniques to succeed in the modern business world–and to lead future innovation. It’s always incredibly exciting to share and learn from our mainframe colleagues at this important event.”

Members of Rocket Software technical teams will be available for the duration of the conference, showcasing and demonstrating modernization and optimization techniques using award-winning Rocket products:

  • Rocket® API helps organizations deliver intuitive web and mobile applications by making it easy to transform rigid, green-screen based workflows into outstanding user experiences.
  • Rocket® LegaSuite enables organizations to reuse reliable host-based application code to create new web and mobile applications, vastly reducing cost, duration, and risk.
  • Rocket® Performance Essential significantly improves overall IBM® z/OS® batch processing performance with improved I/O efficiency.
  • Rocket® BlueZone and Bluezone Web terminal emulators provide traditional desktop and two-tier web-to-host browser access to your host-based systems.


About Rocket Software

Rocket Software ( is a technology company that helps organizations in the IBM ecosystem build solutions that meet today’s needs while extending the value of their technology investments for the future. Thousands of companies depend on Rocket to solve their most challenging business problems by helping them run their existing infrastructure and data, as well as extend those assets to take advantage of cloud, mobile, analytics, and other future innovations. Founded in 1990, Rocket is based in Waltham, Massachusetts with locations in Europe, Asia, and Australia.


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