Mainframes are equipped to handle large amounts of data quickly, which is why they are a mainstay in many financial and retail companies and other large organizations with critical applications.
How well do you think your mainframe is secured? Better yet, have you ever had it tested? Mark Wilson, Technical Director at RSM Partners, and Ray Overby, president and CEO of Key Resources, Inc, posed these questions to the audience of a recent SHARE presentation.
They explained that the foundati
At his first SHARE event in August 1971, Aron Eisenpress made a connection that would set the tone for his next 40-plus years as a SHARE attendee, volunteer and, eventually, Board member.
At the time, Eisenpress was one of the systems programmers at Columbia University for an IBM System/360 Model 7
The mainframe is at the core of technology strategy in many industries, but critics often question whether it is still relevant. In this “Mainframe Matters” series, we’re examining some of the industries where the mainframe plays a critical role, and answering the question: Why does the IBM Z matter
One lingering question has persisted in conversations about the future of mainframe: What’s the best way to improve the perception of the industry in the eyes of younger IT talent so they see the mainframe as attractive as any other modern computing system?
The SHARE St. Louis summer conference fea