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CA Technologies VP of Product Management to Keynote at Vanguard Security & Compliance 2013

Andrew Chapman to Educate Attendees on Why Mainframes Are Platform of Choice for Business-Critical Cloud Solutions

LAS VEGAS, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Integrity Professionals today announced that CA Technologies Vice President of Product Management for Mainframe Cloud and Virtualization Technologies, Andrew Chapman, will be a keynote speaker at Vanguard Security & Compliance 2013, the leading System z security training event. Chapman will discuss how to deliver agile cloud services on IBM® System z® that drive competitive advantage and business value, and reduce cost and risk. Now in its 27th year, Vanguard Security & Compliance, to be held June 24 to June 27 in Las Vegas, provides technical security training for large enterprises that rely on System z to ensure the information security of large datacenters and cloud computing implementations.

Chapman's speech, titled "Yesterday's, Today's and Tomorrow's Mainframe Advantage: The Low-Risk Agile Cloud," will address how to:

  • Deploy business-critical cloud solutions on the mainframe.
  • Ensure cloud security, performance and reliability with System z.
  • Accelerate, transform and secure cloud services with mainframe cloud enhancements.
  • Offer business innovation with brokered cloud services on System z, or with a mix of private cloud, hybrid cloud and traditional mainframe delivery models.

"Vanguard Security and Compliance is the preeminent event for System z security," said Chapman. "As more enterprises choose the mainframe as their cloud platform for business-critical applications and data, I look forward to presenting the latest in mainframe cloud innovations to attendees."

As the business line lead for the mainframe cloud and virtualization products group at CA Technologies, Chapman is tasked with growing the existing mainframe virtualization business and delivering new solutions based around leveraging the power of Linux on System z. He has been developing enterprise software since 2000 and is the author of a book on compliance and a blog focused on the cloud, virtualization and the mainframe (

"We look forward to Andrew's keynote address at Vanguard Security and Compliance 2013," said Steven Ringelberg, chief operating officer at Vanguard Integrity Professionals, which hosts the conference. "Andrew is well respected in the industry and a true expert on mainframe and cloud computing. His keynote will provide attendees with enormous value."

About Vanguard Security & Compliance 2013

Vanguard Security & Compliance, June 24 to June 27, is committed to providing security practitioners with immediate knowledge and hands-on skills to secure their enterprises and mitigate risks using emerging security technologies and techniques. Since its inception, the event has been responsible for providing thousands of security practitioners with z/OS® and RACF® security training to ensure the protection of their critical infrastructures. The training is updated each year as the security threatscapes and regulatory environments evolve.

For a complete list of sessions and program tracks, or to learn more about Vanguard Security & Compliance 2013, visit

About Vanguard Integrity Professionals

Vanguard Integrity Professionals,, provides enterprise security software and services that solve complex security and regulatory compliance challenges and deliver a rapid return on investment. With its expertise, Vanguard enables government agencies and corporations around the world to ensure continuous monitoring of System z, safeguard cloud computing secure domains, and protect critical data and applications from cybersecurity threats. Vanguard provides 24/7/365 live customer support from the United States. Support is also provided locally in other countries.

IBM, System z, RACF and z/OS are registered trademarks of International Business Machine Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Vanguard Security and Compliance 2013 is a trademark of Vanguard Integrity Professionals, Inc. - Nevada in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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