It seems like everyone is talking about the digital revolution and every company is looking to “go digital.” According to Gartner, 50% of businesses intend to be a digital business in 24 months and 83% in three to five years. Getting the digital transformation right is critical to business, but one thing is certain, failure to move is guaranteed … [Read more...]
Mainframes have been critical to IT since the beginning and they are only becoming more important. Learn how to optimize mainframe costs and operations at the BMC Mainframe Blog.
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If you work in an IT shop that has a mainframe, you’re probably aware of the fact that the budget gets squeezed—justly or unjustly—because of the enormity of the bill. Actually, if you added up the other systems, they would probably dwarf the mainframe bill; it’s just that, often times, mainframe billing gets lumped together as one line item, … [Read more...]
Here we are in the year 2015, and you might be looking to assess your team’s plan and priorities for the rest of the year. This is a great time to take an open perspective and ensure your Data Management priorities align with industry best practices. By ensuring your team is tightly aligned with proven goals, you’ll increase your chance of … [Read more...]
On Feb 17, BMC Software and Compuware Corporation announced a technology and marketing partnership designed to help IT make mainframes more responsive and cost-efficient. In an age where partnerships may include more marketecture than substance, this announcement stands out for several reasons: 1. BMC and Compuware are innovators in the … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
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...]