Mainframe still powering critical business operations

04 April 2022
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Rocket Software released a report, based on a survey of over 500 U.S. IT professionals in firms using mainframes focused on their priorities, challenges and plans for leveraging their mainframes going forward, which illustrates just how critical the mainframe continues to be for businesses today

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The survey findings reveal that despite the allure of new technologies that promise to deliver on digital transformation, the mainframe continues to dominate IT infrastructure. 56% of respondents say the mainframe still makes up the most of their IT infrastructure, followed by private cloud (20%) and distributed (15%). This illustrates the effectiveness and reliability of the mainframe and its ongoing role as a critical element in IT environments.

Modernizing the mainframe plays a critical role in helping businesses overcome some of their most pressing challenges, including protecting their investments in technology, closing the skills gap and integrating new technology for a unified IT environment.

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