Anyone working with mainframes knows a disaster event is a possibility. But, no one really thinks it will happen to them. So, what happens when disaster strikes? Chris Sultis, a mainframe and server disaster recovery expert at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama (BCBS), knows exactly what to do.
Explore hot topics in enterprise IT from IBM Systems Magazine editors. Check out hand-picked articles on such topics as Linux performance tools, the Open Mainframe Project and more.
As IT leaders look to spearhead a transformation of mainframe culture, developments around open and uniform industry standards become increasingly necessary.
If you missed this SHARE or some EWCP sessions, there were numerous IBM hardware and software changes that can help you improve performance and reduce CPU consumption. The article above highlights some of the major opportunities for improvements at your sites.
When you think about mainframe security, you probably think about RACF, ACF2, or Top Secret. But those security tools are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the potential security methodologies you could be using.