While anniversaries are often a time for reflecting on the past, Computer Business Review (CBR) seized the celebration of the mainframe’s five decades as an opportunity to peer into its future.
CBR identified five reasons why the mainframe is designed for the long haul...
The mainframe persists as a critical technology that’s remained uncannily vital over its first five decades—a truly extraordinary feat, former IBM executive Irving Wladawsky-Berger wrote Apri l 20 in the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal.
Mainframes process 2.5 billion gigabytes of data globally daily—a capacity its developers could have scarcely comprehended in the platform’s early days 50 years ago.
I want to echo the importance of discussion and dialog between partners, like SHARE and IBM, to ensure that we all continue to derive value from the benefits delivered by this platform.