VM and VSE Technical Conference - Reno NV - May 1998

Reno, Nevada was the location for the 1998 VM and VSE Technical Conference. Many of these photos were taken at the product Exposition.

    Reno scenery

  • View from the Reno Hilton looking NE
  • View from the Reno Hilton looking W


  • Chocolate brownies ...I heard they were excellent :-)

    Keynotes and visitors

  • Susan Puglia (IBM, VP S/390 Software Development) discussed S/390 business and future endeavors. (Susan on stage )
  • Joe Harris (IBM, Manager Advanced Tech Support) discussed VM and VSE strengths at the General Session.
  • Susan Puglia responding to customer question.
    (Help me to identify the gentleman in this photo....please use the FEEDBACK form.)
  • Brian Walton (IBM, Director of Medium Size S/390 Enterprise Business) listens to customer comments
  • A Sea of VM and VSE people woke up in time for the General Session. (That's Marc Smith in the foreground).

    Speakers and attendees

  • Chuck Morse (IBM Washington System Center) - conference agenda coordinator - a rare moment at the conference when he was not busy presenting sessions or teaching workshops.
  • Tracy Dean (IBM Office Solutions) describes the Year 2000-ready release of OfficeVision/VM
  • Bill Bitner (IBM VM Development) discusses performance with customer, Mike Sands.
  • Bill Worthington (IBM Storage - San Jose), a frequent presenter of storage topics at US and European VM & VSE conferences.

    Step into the EXPO

  • VSE demos (thanks to KC Jones and team) on the IBM island of exhibits.
  • Ted Posner (IBM POK) demonstrates IBM S/390 SUF (Service Update Facility).
  • Richard Lewis (IBM WSC) demos MQSeries client on VM/ESA
  • John Brown (IBM Salt Lake City), Erhard Hoehn (IBM Germany) consult with Gary Eheman (IBM Atlanta) at the VM Network Station Manager demo.
  • Denny Refsnider (IBM VM Marketing Support) happy to be out speaking with customers.