Proven methods to take the pain out of your mainframe
The mainframe is the center of your IT universe—reliable, high-performing, secure, and it’s the highest transaction platform available. The mainframe will likely live for another 50 years, mainly because the world’s largest financial, insurance, government, education, transportation, telecom, retail, and healthcare institutions are running their businesses on it.
These days, monthly license charge (MLC) costs are rising and budgets are being squeezed all while requirements for digital business services are exploding. How well is your IT mainframe staff managing it all?
With 91 percent of new customer-facing apps touching a mainframe and MLC costs rising by 4 to 7 percent annually on average, chances are good that you and your team are experiencing some cost management challenges. Many companies have begun MLC cost-reduction initiatives, and are saving significantly. But did you know that many new opportunities exist for you to save even more?
A little-known fact: You can lower your mainframe MLC costs.
Check out the infographic below describing a structured method that you can employ to reduce costs on your mainframe, so that you can reinvest that savings into growing your digital enterprise.
Are these data points consistent with your mainframe MLC situation? I’d like to hear from you. Please comment below or send me an email.
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