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    z/OS Communications Server Webinar

    The z/OS Communications Server provides TCP/IP, SNA, and RDMA networking for z/OS. This high level overview will discuss the structure and components of z/OS Communication Server and how it fits into the System z and z/OS ecosystem. Concepts discussed include advanced networking features available on z/OS for virtualization, high speed connectivity, high availability, and mainframe-class security. Also provided is a high level overview of how the z/OS networking stack is implemented, configured and managed to exploit these advanced features.

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    NaSPA Reopens Expansive Online Software and Reference Library

    You've come to rely on NaSPA and Technical Support Magazine to help solve your toughest technical problems. Now we have an additional set of tools for your toolbox. NaSPA has reopened its massive software library and it’s available right now to all members at our $39.00 per year Platinum Membership Level. Over 25 years worth of software, patches, reference magazines and articles, scripting tips, and much more is now at your fingertips. Are some of these items dated? Sure, but have you ever tried to find patches and software to support antique “legacy” equipment that your employer refuses to part with? If you have been to that rodeo before you will understand why we never throw anything away. Some of the items in our library are timeless, such as tips for programming, scripting, and IT Management articles. Of course there are tons of IBM and other mainframe submissions, history and tips. A small sampling includes:

    Message from the President

    Dear Friends, Members, Sponsors and Associates,

    Welcome to the new, updated NaSPA web site! Please excuse the delay in our launch but as you can see this was a major upgrade. We believe you will find that our new design incorporates everything you have come to love about NaSPA (Such as our expansive Software Library and Technical Support Magazine) as well as exciting new topics and opportunities.

    These include some great new member discounts on insurance products, resume writing, publishing opportunities, scholarships and much much more! Spend a little time and let us know what you think of our new format.

    We are open to any suggestions on how to improve. Leo A. Wrobel
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