Displaying items by tag: Mainframe

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 17:53

The seven deadly sins of technology modernisation

WHITE PAPER: Who would have thought the seven deadly sins – pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, anger and sloth – were relevant to technology modernisation? CPT's new white paper explains how.

Published in CIO Trends

Who would have thought the seven deadly sins – pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, anger and sloth – were relevant to technology modernisation? CPT's new white paper explains how.

Published in Guest Research

With 20 new offerings and significant enhancements in its product portfolio, CA is confident it has the tools your business needs to tackle agility, intelligent automation, data driven insights, security and more to avoid disruption.

Published in Business Software

Last month, CA held its annual CA World conference in Las Vegas. Here are some great video interviews, a show floor tour and more from the event!

Published in Business IT
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:53

How much is Java affecting your mainframe?

The digital economy is breathing new life into the mainframe. Whether it’s buying an airline ticket, shipping an item from overseas, or making a mobile transaction, you may not know it, but mainframes are most likely powering those most popular applications.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

From the digital enterprise taking centre stage to workplaces no longer being a place, from automation to rainy clouds, Bill Platt says you will be hacked!

Monday, 02 February 2015 06:00

Hey, Unisys does mainframes too!

We recently wrote a piece about how IBM mainframes were the only ones left. Unisys has reminded us that such is not the case, and that its larger computers are alive and well.

Published in C Level
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 12:13

The Big Blue mainframe lives on

There was a time when the release of a new IBM mainframe was a big event. Now it’s just another server announcement – unless you’re a mainframe nut.

Published in Hardware
Thursday, 13 November 2014 06:36

Address DevOps, security, and growth, says CA CEO

At CA World '14, CA Technologies CEO Mike Gregoire identified three imperatives of today's IT: rapid innovation, security, and handling the growth in IT environments.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 14:00

CA adds network management to Chorus

Mainframe management product CA Chorus now offers network and system management features. The company also announced other updates to its mainframe management tools.

Terminal emulation is a technology that just won't die: it'll be around as long as there are devices and programs that expect to talk to a terminal. So it isn't surprising that Micro Focus is still developing its Rumba line of terminal emulation software.

IBM's zEC12 is the latest generation of the mainframe family that has been at the heart of enterprise computing for almost half a century.

Published in Enterprise

A slim majority of Australian mainframe users prefer to update their in-house applications to gain new features rather than replacing them with commercial packages.

Published in Enterprise

Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced several product enhancements that will help its customers overcome the business risks of the 'New Normal of Mainframe' by increasing developer productivity and improving application performance management.

The federal Department of Human Services is using CA Compliance Manager for zOS to improve compliance reporting and auditing across multiple agencies including Centrelink and Medicare.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 08:32

Micro Focus releases PL/I migration kit

Micro Focus Server Enterprise Edition for PL/I promises to migrate IBM mainframe applications written in PL/I to lower-cost platforms with minimal changes.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 00:00

Mainframe skills shortages to hit enterprises

An international survey of 520 CIOs, including 30 in Australia, indicates that a retiring mainframe workforce is potentially exposing enterprises to skills shortages, rising costs and increased business risk.

Published in Enterprise Staff

Micro Focus® (LSE.MCRO.L), the leading provider of enterprise application modernization, testing and management solutions, today released Micro Focus Test Server [1] a unique technology that will accelerate testing processes while significantly reducing operating costs. Customers such as the largest listed Portuguese bank, Banco Espirito Santo (BES), are implementing Micro Focus Test Server to enable them to improve software quality by increasing available mainframe test capacity on a Windows platform. Micro Focus Test Server is an IBM z/OS compatible environment where application execution behaves just as it would on the target production mainframe. This makes it possible to perform a broad range of pre-production testing on readily available hardware. Testing capacity can now be easily increased to meet business-critical timeframes without incurring prohibitive costs.

Wednesday, 09 February 2011 16:44

Minicomputer pioneer Ken Olsen passes away

The founder of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) which led the way in bringing minicomputers to businesses all over the world, Ken Olsen, died last Sunday at the age of 84. DEC and its founder Olsen were on the forefront of the wave of what is often termed the second generation of computers, much smaller than the IBM mainframes which were only affordable for the very largest corporations.

Published in People Moves
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