Alice Ma – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:03:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Alice Ma – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 Reducing Mainframe MLC Costs Doesn’t Have to be Taxing http://www.bmc.com/blogs/reducing-mainframe-mlc-costs-doesnt-taxing/ Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:03:11 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9230 It’s that time of the year again when many people are sorting through their expenses and income statements to help ensure they get all of the tax benefits they’re entitled to receive. These activities may include pulling together a lot of receipts and reports, examining spending trends, deadlines, and fees in order to gain greater […]]]> The Race Is On. Get Your Mainframe Infrastructure Ready. http://www.bmc.com/blogs/the-race-is-on-get-your-mainframe-infrastructure-ready/ Fri, 19 Feb 2016 01:01:53 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9139 If you’ve ever been in a bicycle race, you know what it takes to be prepared. You’ve got to train. You need to understand the course of the route in advance as well as predict and compensate for unplanned events (like unexpected rain and poor visibility) that could impact your success on this journey.  You […]]]> It’s time for SHARE: Don’t let Java on z “Eat You for Lunch!” http://www.bmc.com/blogs/its-time-for-share-dont-let-java-on-z-eat-you-for-lunch/ Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:41:06 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9129 Kick off your cowboy boots and join us at SHARE in San Antonio for a lively, interactive session Don’t let Java on z “Eat You for Lunch!”  Based on our BMC Survey, 98% of respondents told us Java development on the mainframe is steady or growing, so how is Java impacting your mainframe performance, availability […]]]> See What BMC has to Offer During SHARE http://www.bmc.com/blogs/see-bmc-offer-share/ Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:31:29 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9103 We’re SHARE-ing at SHARE in San Antonio.  We’ve got eight technical sessions and an innovative lunch and learn session this year! BMC continues to invest in mainframe and Bring IT to Life on the z Systems.  We’re proud to be a silver sponsor at SHARE, supporting the technical community for over 10 years. Started in […]]]> It’s 2016: Is your Mainframe Ready for the Digital Era? http://www.bmc.com/blogs/its-2016-is-your-mainframe-ready-for-the-digital-era/ Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:32:30 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9072 Our world has changed. Our lives have changed. Today consumers can pay for items at a store without even opening their wallet, book a flight and never speak to a single person, and deposit a check in their checking account without leaving the comfort of their home. As we continue to embrace technology, our day-to-day […]]]> Lighten Up! Lower Cost Mainframe Monitoring http://www.bmc.com/blogs/lighten-up-lower-cost-mainframe-monitoring/ Thu, 22 Oct 2015 19:13:22 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=8858 What do a mainframe and light bulb have in common? A lot. Think about the light that’s in your office. What kind of light is it? Is it a florescent, LED, or high-efficient light bulb? Why does it matter? Cost. Someone years ago realized that the cost of running a regular incandescent bulb vs. a […]]]> Mainframe Performance and Digital Business: A Perfect Storm http://www.bmc.com/blogs/mainframe-performance-and-digital-business-a-perfect-storm/ Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:00:18 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=8843 By now, you’re quite aware that today’s customers are sophisticated, tech-savvy, and have very high expectations when it comes to performance and access. Consumers expect everything to be connected, everything to have voice control, and everything to be available—now. Every product and service is moving towards becoming digital, creating massive volumes of valuable data; and the […]]]> Mainframe Optimization: Your Performance Monitor Counts http://www.bmc.com/blogs/mainframe-optimization-your-performance-monitor-counts/ Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:38:37 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=8550 One of your company’s most critical assets is its performance monitoring solution. Today’s consumers never sleep; they’re always connected and require rapid, unprecedented response times. As a result, digital workloads are extremely disruptive and highly complex. Outages are no longer measured in hours because every second that your company’s mainframe data is unavailable, it costs […]]]> Mind the Gap: You Are the Solution to the Mainframe Skills Shortage http://www.bmc.com/blogs/mind-the-gap-you-are-the-solution-to-the-mainframe-skills-shortage/ http://www.bmc.com/blogs/mind-the-gap-you-are-the-solution-to-the-mainframe-skills-shortage/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:09:16 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=8540 As technology continues to change the way we live day-to-day and as more companies drive to provide superior customer service, how is this going to impact your job and your company’s role in our new digital world? According to a Compuware survey of CIOs on the impact of new technologies and trends on the mainframe […]]]> http://www.bmc.com/blogs/mind-the-gap-you-are-the-solution-to-the-mainframe-skills-shortage/feed/ 1