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mainframe

a large-scale COMPUTER with big data-storage facilities which is often accessible simultaneously from many terminals. Mainframe computers are used by large data-processing departments in businesses for sales and purchase ledger record-keeping, etc.

As MICROCOMPUTERS and MINICOMPUTERS become more powerful in terms of data-processing, speed and data-storage capacity, the distinction between the three types of computer has become blurred.

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A recent report updated on WiseGuy Reports (WGR) includes a comprehensive overview of the Mainframe Development industry, with an informative explanation.
As part of the collaboration, customers can migrate mainframe assets via a joint Astadia and Micro Focus offering, FASTPaaS--a comprehensive suite of products and core methodologies designed to transform COBOL applications for next-generation digital infrastructures.
This cycle has played out multiple times over the past decade as IBM refreshed its mainframe systems every few years.
The scope of Broadcoms enterprise-grade support covers the four core components of Zowe: a CLI; a web user interface (UI); an API Mediation Layer, which acts as a single point of access for all service-oriented REST APIs originating from the mainframe; and microservices.
The findings come from a new poll of 81 mainframe users conducted by Macro 4, a division of UNICOM[R] Global, at the annual GSE UK Conference in November 2018.
CA Mainframe Resource Intelligence is a SaaS-based offering that helps clients realizes ROI opportunities for the mainframe through an assessment and recommendations to optimize performance.
Illusive Networks pointed out when attackers breach a mainframe, the results can be devastating.
Compuware today made Topaz, its flagship solution for mainframe Agile/DevOps, available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Organizations will move mainframe application and log data to next-generation Big Data analytics platforms.
Given this, mobility success relies heavily on business-IT collaboration; for many organizations, this begins in the data center by providing easy access to information within the enterprise mainframe.
Specific actions suggested in "Mainframe Excellence 2025" include:
On average, respondents expect their organizations to continue relying on mainframe applications for another ten years, with almost a third (32%) believing it to be longer than this.