If you’re feeling pressure to move your company’s workloads off the mainframe, pause and do a total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis before taking the leap.
That’s the message Innes Read delivered at SHARE in Anaheim, “Mainframe Rehosting – The Ugly Truth about Costs and Quality of Service."
SHARE in Anaheim wasn’t the only exciting System z event to kick-off Monday.
The date also marked the launch of IBM’s Master the Mainframe World Championship, an enterprise computing competition among 43 students from 23 countries across the globe.
Anyone working in IT is a steward for data—their company’s proprietary information, their personal records and their customers’ data, which, if they lose it, becomes a mammoth strike on their credibility.
Chances are the mainframe touched your life today in some way.
Anytime you use a credit card, withdraw cash from an ATM, buy something with a barcode that’s scanned or conduct any number of activities typical of daily life, you have the mainframe to thank for making it a seamless transaction.