Austin Staats – BMC Blogs BMC Software Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:10:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Austin Staats – BMC Blogs 32 32 Is Your Mainframe Budget Getting Hounded by MLC? Tue, 22 Mar 2016 01:01:09 +0000 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, […]]]> Is your Mainframe Monitor the Right Fit? Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:58:19 +0000 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 […]]]> Industry Focus: Finance, Insurance, and Retail Companies Manage Their Peak Seasons that Drive Peak Costs Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:12:27 +0000 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 […]]]>