Technical Debt: Are Organizations Tied Up With Their Mainframes?

In the 2000s, large organizations questioned their dependency on their mainframes and legacy code. At the time, it appeared that a clean break-up would be impossible, or, best case scenario, it would have unbearable consequences. They had to accept to put up with this costly relationship. It is now time to reevaluate this position and [...]

By |2018-08-07T16:39:21+02:00February 4th, 2016|.NET, Mainframe, Rehosting|Comments Off on Technical Debt: Are Organizations Tied Up With Their Mainframes?

Dépendance des Entreprises aux Mainframes: Une Dette Technique ?

  Par Alex Huart, Chief Evangelist Officer chez Raincode   Durant plusieurs décennies, tout le monde s’est posé la question du divorce de l’entreprise avec son mainframe et son code legacy. La désillusion fut grande car il s’est avéré impossible de rompre trente ans de vie commune sans d’insupportables conséquences.   On a donc admis comme [...]

By |2016-02-04T08:18:23+01:00February 4th, 2016|.NET, Mainframe, Technical|Comments Off on Dépendance des Entreprises aux Mainframes: Une Dette Technique ?

8 Good Reasons to Keep your Mainframe

Reasons to keep your mainframe:  You just have too much money to spend. Your banker complains about your accounts exceeding the limit set for positive balance. You really need to spend more money, and the mainframe is such a great way of solving this problem. Hurrah! IBM is a charity, dwarfing the Red Cross and [...]

By |2018-04-20T15:15:56+02:00November 4th, 2015|Fun, Mainframe, Migration|Comments Off on 8 Good Reasons to Keep your Mainframe

How Much Does a Mainframe Cost?

It has probably been many years since your company’s applications and data depend on a mainframe. Maybe thirty years, maybe even more? Have you ever evaluated how much this mainframe cost your organization, every year? We have. For an average mainframe of 4000 MIPS, you spend between 6 and 16 million dollars, each year. A [...]

By |2017-09-27T11:14:02+02:00October 19th, 2015|COBOL, Mainframe, Migration|Comments Off on How Much Does a Mainframe Cost?