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Richard Ptak

Rich Ptak is the founder and Managing Partner of Ptak Associates LLC. He has over 30 years’ experience in systems and product management gained by working closely with Fortune 50 companies in developing product development, application and strategies. He and his team of analysts cover a breadth of areas to provide a comprehensive view on the application and use of existing and emerging technologies across multiple industries. Whether it is Cloud, Mobile, the Internet of Things, DevOps, Big Data/Analytics, Workload Optimized systems, virtualized infrastructure or other emerging trends, Ptak Associates provides a unique perspective that is both deep and broad. Our goal is to help IT organizations understand and prioritize their needs within the context of present and near-future IT trends, enabling them to most effectively use IT technology in solving business problems.

Content featuring Richard Ptak

IBM z13: Redefining the Mainframe

BMC Control-M Workload Change Manager Automation delivers major savings in time and effort

CA Technologies 2014: Innovation. Execution. Speed.

HP HAVEn: Big Data/Analytics Platform enabling enterprise advantages

IBM announces research programs committed to the future of post-silicon systems

BMC Control-M delivers major savings in time and effort

IBM committed to the future of post-silicon systems

HP HAVEn: Big Data/Analytics Platform enabling enterprise advantages

Enterprise2013: System z – sophisticated, agile and going strong

Enterprise 2013: Power systems target business transformation for success

IBM’s surprising cloud statistics

IBM Enterprise 2013: Solution success for Cloud, Big Data, Analytic’s and Security

Solutions, open platform, commitment drive IBM Power System success

Top-of-Mind: Enterprise Concerns with the Cloud

NeXtScale: it’s what’s happening with IBM System x!

Cloud Outages ARE Relevant!

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator – an end-to-end success

Oracle’s Latest Attack Ad – Fizzles!

CA World ’13 – Mainframes, DCIM, Innovation

Is this really the new new IBM? And how will it fare?

Roambi, far more intelligent than simply roaming Business Intelligence

HP Makes a Big Play with new Blades

Enhancing the power in IBM’s IBM i and Power Systems!

Summarizing IBM’s PureFlex Systems Fall Update

IBM SmartCloud Foundation complementing IBM PureFlex Systems

IBM Smarter Computing Executive Summit

IBM’s Latest Mainframe, Another Winner

Better Business Bureau spanks Oracle over exaggerated performance claims

HP Cloud Strategy – 2012

Customers Need To Plan For HP Layoffs

Biomni – Moves Customers Step-By-Step To A Service Catalog

Serena Software – Orchestrating IT Product Life Cycle

BMC Strengthens Its Mainframe Offerings