Industrial Presentation

System-Z Architecture: Technology Trends and Applications

Malcolm Beattie
Phone: 44-208-818-6155


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Short Biography

Malcolm Beattie works in IBM's System z (mainframe) pan-European organisation as Linux Technical Consultant and as program manager for the System z University Program for Europe. He has over 15 years experience with Linux, half of which has been spent with Linux on mainframes.
As part of the university program, he engages with educational institutions across Europe on the subject of "Large Systems Thinking" and enterprise computing with the System z platform. This includes curriculum discussions, lecturing, events for faculty and students and running "Zeus", the mainframe hub that provides online System z access to universities across Europe.
Before joining IBM in 2001, Malcolm spent 9 years as Systems Programmer for Oxford University Computing Services where he worked on a number of open source projects (foremost of which was Perl) and designed and ran a number of the university's central systems (such as web, email and general Unix services). He holds an MA and DPhil in Mathematics from Oxford University.