Over the past five decades, the focus for the mainframe has been on bigger, faster and cheaper processing power. This is no surprise, considering the technology advancements that have occurred. The enormous machines have been replaced with small but exponentially faster systems that support terabytes of real storage and a variety of operating systems and applications.
Not only have mainframes evolved, but organizations have evolved as well. That said, organizations struggle today with supporting growth, controlling IT budgets and costs, and ensuring the security of their IT infrastructure against potential threats and attacks.
In this article from Enterprise Executive, Ed Hallock talks about how amazing the past 50 years has been for the mainframe, with unbelievable advances in technology and business practices. Download the article today to learn more about what he observed.