Once again, BMC has surveyed nearly 1,200 mainframe users worldwide. And the story remains the same—mainframe continues to be a critical business tool. For the past nine years, we’ve conducted this survey to get the best picture possible of mainframe trends how the mainframe supports real businesses—and how we can make it even better. In this … [Read more...]
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The BMC Beat recently caught up with Jonathan Adams, vice president and general manager of Z Solutions & Select Technologies at BMC. Jonathan discusses highlights from a worldwide survey of 1,200 IT leaders which found that despite the mainframe’s perception as a legacy platform, customers who report that one of their top priorities is cloud, … [Read more...]
The evolution of IT gradually shifted focus from the technology itself to the role technology should play as an asset to the organization. One impetus for the shift has been expressed this way: “The good manager should not think of data processing as a technical sandbox in which to play, but as a resource which enables the company to earn a … [Read more...]
A funny thing happened at the MLC Cost Reduction Workshop at BMC Engage in Orlando, which highlighted a way to optimize infrastructure and cost for mainframe systems. There were attendees at the workshop from procurement and from technical disciplines, such as capacity management, although they were not from the same companies. The workshop … [Read more...]
At the BMC user conference, Engage, in Orlando, BMC unveiled to customers a unique ability to Bring IT to Life. By delivering on six digital business imperatives, IT services will directly impact the lives of their customers and employees. A core requirement for meeting the digital business imperatives is innovation, and BMC innovation for … [Read more...]
One of the Digital Business Imperatives spooling out from all the change engulfing IT requires IT to deliver Optimized Infrastructure and Cost. But optimizing IT is nothing new – organizations have been trying to deliver this for decades, across all platforms and from mainframes to mobile to cloud. So what’s different now? That difference seems to … [Read more...]
As IT navigates the hurdles of disruptive technologies and tectonic market changes, the efforts to make the most of infrastructure and reduce costs intelligently become digital business imperatives. Some in IT believe they have been optimizing for several years; others are on the journey to optimization. But what if both could get even better … [Read more...]
With apologies to the Rolling Stones What a drag it is wasting cash… “Things are different today,” I hear everybody say. MLC charges are really just that high. But now there’s a way to save lots of money every day - When we’re acting very clever, using mainframe’s little helper. It will help us on our way – lower MLC today IT, please – … [Read more...]