Austin Staats

Austin Staats

Austin Staats is a part of BMC's Mainframe Cost Optimization team and specifically specializes in mid-market sales across the United States and Canada. Austin joined BMC as a part of the Business Development team in 2012. Since then, he was responsible for BMC's Workload Automation solution, Control-M, and now has purview of BMC's mainframe technologies in order to help clients continue to leverage the reliable and secure zPlatform. Austin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication from Baylor University.

Is Your Mainframe Budget Getting Hounded by MLC?

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How much of your mainframe budget is being chewed up by MLC? 30%? 40%? 50%? We have heard it all and have been asked by clients to help put the MLC beast on a leash. One way clients are saving on MLC is by replacing their mainframe performance monitors. When I think of a monitor, I think of a guard dog. Today, it is possible your organization … [Read more...]

Is your Mainframe Monitor the Right Fit?

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Although all bikes serve the same basic function, are they all the same? Several years ago I was challenged to compete in my first triathlon, consisting of a swim, bike, and run. I accepted the challenge and began training. Months later, race day arrived. I completed the swim with ease, hopped on my bike and began the 16 mile trek. A couple of … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Finance, Insurance, and Retail Companies Manage Their Peak Seasons that Drive Peak Costs

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What does peak season mean for your business? Growing up, I played a lot of different sports, from soccer to basketball to tennis. Every sport had its own season and preparing for them required different strategies; different investments in terms of time, effort and money. My goal throughout each season was to be successful, which could mean … [Read more...]