The mainframe is at the core of technology strategy in many industries, but critics often question whether it is still relevant. In this new series, “Mainframe Matters,” we’ll examine some of the industries where it plays a critical role, and answer the question: Why does the mainframe matter today?
A career in mainframe may not seem like a practical possibility for many computer science graduates leaving college these days, but that’s not because they have a negative view of the industry. According to Kyle Beausoleil, it’s likely because these graduates aren’t even aware mainframes exist.
For most enterprise CIOs and CISOs, the question around data encryption is not whether corporate data should be encrypted, but rather how much or which data should be encrypted. That’s because most executives responsible for corporate information security understand the risks they could incur if
The mainframe may be unfamiliar to many undergrads studying computer science, but that wasn’t the case for Warren Harper. You might even call it a family business: both of Harper’s parents and his sister worked in mainframes in the past, which gave him a much more positive view of the industry and i