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The CIO's Guide to Mainframes: In-House vs. Outsourced

The CIO's Guide to Mainframes: In-House vs. Outsourced

Why was this guide created?

If you’re a CIO, CFO, CTO or chief of IT infrastructure, working in a highly regulated industry or handling extremely high transaction volumes, it’s time to take a fresh look at IBM Mainframe outsourcing. There are many new services and offerings in the marketplace. Many CIOs at large enterprise corporations know its not if, but when, they will execute an IBM Mainframe outsourcing transaction. This white paper explains what you can expect from the current marketplace and offers guidance regarding the most effective approach to determining your future on the IBM Mainframe platform.

  • Best practices and mainframe technologies from skilled mainframe professionals.
  • How to best manage a mainframe environment to reduce costs, improve services, and avoid risks.
  • Problems associated with running your mainframe in-house that may make outsourcing an optimal solution for your enterprise.
  • How to get a firm grip on mainframe operation costs.