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Mainframe experts are getting older and slowly retiring. And most young professionals are not trained to work with terminals, RPGs, and COBOLs. They’d rather focus on the latest technologies like Windows, Linux, and open source.

Open source can be a delicate subject for the mainframe community for some entirely valid reasons—security and compliance. However, mainframers can’t exist in a silo anymore. Especially when they are faced with existential threats such as the exodus of legacy programmers, the widening skills gap, accelerated competition, shifting customer needs, and the rising cost of business.

So, what’s the solution? Read this eBook to learn:

  • The advantages of open source on z/OS®
  • Concerns surrounding open source on z/OS
  • How a secure, supported open-source solution for z/OS can help