The mainframe is renowned for its security, but businesses need a good off-site data storage strategy to ensure critical mainframe data can be recovered in the event of a disaster.
The mainframe has been around for approximately six decades. If your first reaction to that is, “Wow, and it’s still around?” you likely aren’t the only one.
The 2016 U.S. Open Tennis Championship in Queens, New York, attracted more than 700,000 fans onsite and more than 15 million worldwide on a variety of digital platforms.
As the time-tested workhouse of the IT world, the mainframe has cultivated a reputation over the years as a cybersecurity fortress. And, in the days of the on-premises corporate LAN, it was a well-deserved reputation.
It’s 2016, and the expectation for virtually any company is that they have to be on the cloud and they have to be mobile-friendly – that’s what their employees expect and that’s what their customers expect, right?