Mainframe 50th Anniversary E book

The mainframe has been an amazing platform for the last 50 years.  But the most exciting aspect of the mainframe is its power and potential for transforming our daily lives.  Mainframes play a role in everything from space flight success to multi-player gaming.  Nearly every person on the planet engages with a mainframe in some aspect of their lives – dressing for the day, buying something, visiting a doctor, staying in a hotel all involve mainframes.


Here are two ways to view the role of the mainframe:

Celebrating the Mainframe – ebook with some interesting facts about mainframes and our lives:


Mainframe in Daily Life – an Infographic:


Check these out to add to your mainframe groove.

These postings are my own and do not necessarily represent BMC's position, strategies, or opinion.

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Jay Lipovich

Jay Lipovich

G. Jay Lipovich is a Principal Product Manager for mainframe systems management and cost optimization at BMC Software. He has many years’ experience in the design and development of strategies and solutions for infrastructure and data management. This includes design strategy and performance evaluation for a mainframe hardware vendor; infrastructure performance consulting for industry and US government agencies; and design and development of strategies and solutions for infrastructure management solutions. He has published numerous articles in trade journals defining approaches to infrastructure performance management and cost optimization. Mr. Lipovich is ITIL Foundation and CDE certified.