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Rising to grand challenges with IBM Mainframe

The mainframe was launched 50 years ago, but its role as a revolutionary computing system that is transforming business, whole industries, and the world has never been more in demand for cloud, analytics, security, and mobile computing.

Summer pre-work: Three new massive, open, online courses (MOOCs)

Accelerate and add value to what you teach in your classroom by having your students learn these enterprise-computing skills in a virtual classroom.

NEW: Commerce, marketing, and supply chain resources

Give your students access to industry-leading tools for them to develop skills so they can manage cross-channel marketing campaigns and they can empower customers with robust shopping capabilities to quickly find the right products using any device. Explore our newest teaching topic: Commerce, marketing, and supply chain.

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