Trends Report

Tackle The Overwhelming Challenge Of Mainframe Modernization

The Cloud Era Demands Connection To Modern DevOps Practices

November 18th, 2021
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Chris Gardner , Glenn O'Donnell , Duncan Dietz , Audrey Lynch , Diane Lynch

Summary

Although many industry analysts are calling for the end of mainframe, the platform brings value to specific types of workloads, and vendors are continuing to innovate and compete in the cloud era. Technology leaders are doubling down, migrating off, and integrating mainframes with new, customer-facing technologies. Businesses are learning to integrate mainframe into a broader suite of technologies, allowing it to do what it does best and letting other technologies do the rest. This report outlines best practices for mainframe modernization for today’s technology leaders.

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