June 2004 Monthly Meeting

June 15, 2004

The Business Case for iSeries and WebSphere  

Presented by
John Quarentello of IBM

This session addresses how customers can use iSeries with WebSphere to "Start Simple & Grow Fast". Key WebSphere & iSeries products will be discussed, including WebSphere Application Server, IBM WebFacing Tool, HATS, WebSphere Portal and more.

This presentation will also describe the "new news" relative to WebSphere with our OS/400 V5R3 announcement.


John Quarentello has 29 years with IBM and was a marketing representative and manager in a sales territory for over 10 years.  John joined the AS/400 team in 1988 and was a competitive marketing specialist as well as a segment manager focused on IXA, Domino,Java, & WebSphere.

For the last seven years, John has been the marketing lead for Java/WebSphere and iSeries.  He works in the eServer Solutions marketing organization but just focuses on iSeries.