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Mainframe Modernization: Risks, Challenges and Benefits

For decades mainframes have been the backbone of corporate and public sector IT systems, workhorses with unmatched capacity to manage the hyperscale workloads and high-volume transactions processed by large enterprises on a daily basis. Introduced in the 1950s, mainframes peaked in popularity during the 1960s and 70s. However, in recent years they’ve lost ground due

Is Lift-and-Shift the Right Approach for Your Cloud Migration?

When you’re planning to migrate your legacy business databases and applications to the cloud you have several strategies to choose from based on your system’s current state, your existing needs and your goals for the future.

Migrating from On-Prem to the Cloud: a Business Success Story

Every day social media becomes an increasingly vital platform for e-commerce, not only driving awareness and sales, but allowing companies to monitor their traction with target demographics. According to Statista almost ninety-two percent of U.S. companies with more than 100 employees have incorporated social media into their overall marketing strategy.

Here’s Why You Need to Automate Your Cloud Migration

Every business struggling with the limitations of their outdated on-premise or mainframe database has considered the advantages of moving to the cloud. The ability to access new technology on demand, to scale capacity, and associated costs, up and down as needed, plus the chance to shed data center expenses and licensing fees, are all strong incentives to modernize.

4 Database Roadblocks That Are Holding Your Business Back – and How to Fix Them

Running an enterprise database that’s fully optimized, with turn-on-a-dime functionality you can rely on no matter what is a complex undertaking. It requires an expert team that has to simultaneously support the daily tasks of processing incoming and historical business information, while also proactively ensuring your data remains fully optimized and secured within your database

Are You in a Dysfunctional Relationship With Your Mainframe?

If you had a friend who took all your money and refused to support you when you needed it most—you’d know it was time for a change. Yet when it comes to the company mainframe, some business and public sector leaders let inertia and procrastination keep them in a one-sided, low benefits relationship with their obsolescing systems.

Can Your Business Come Back Stronger After COVID?

In the years prior to COVID-19, many businesses were reluctant to fully commit to digital transformation and cloud modernization. Reasons ranged from leadership concerns over business disruption to internal staff inertia, as well as worries about cost and the potential risks involved in restructuring internal and external business processes.

8 Reasons to Migrate Your Database to the Cloud

An organization’s database environment is central to its operations, supporting all aspects of its daily business functions. But running a database in the conventional on-premise environment comes with a number of downsides. These include high maintenance and licensing costs, manually keeping it updated with the latest versions and patches, protecting it against rising security risks—plus

What Is a Data Security Risk Assessment and How Can it Save Your Business?

Recently we discussed the importance of strategically leveraging your business data via quality data analytics. But it’s also vital that you protect that data from cybercriminals and their relentless attacks that can take down your business. Among its other powerful effects, the global pandemic has forced a sea change on organizations worldwide, abruptly forcing both

5 Ways Data Analytics Can Jump-Start Your Business

Did you know your business’s most important competitive asset lies in an invaluable treasure that may well be lying dormant, under-utilized—possibly even overlooked?

$24 million saved in one year—just by migrating their mainframe

Imagine you run a public sector agency that provides a comprehensive range of social security payments to millions of beneficiaries nationwide, including subsidies for housing, family and childcare support, education and more. The problem? Every application you use to intake, process and pay claims, along with the tools used to track and report these transactions—plus

The Evolving Role of DBAs in the Cloud

Database administrators (DBAs) have traditionally been the core part of IT team of a company that works as a front-line support to manage database activities. Their core services include run, operate, and maintain database workloads, monitoring the health of the database, capacity planning, performance monitoring, configuration, installation as well as implementing security and data recovery

Ten Ways to Stay Safe and Secure in the Cloud

Cloud computing is a new normal in today’s corona-stricken world. Business are realizing that they don’t want to be Data Center Business; they want to focus on growing and optimizing their business. Cloud computing offers many lucrative features like scalability, flexibility and cost control which give you many benefits as a business. However, these benefits

SQL Server to Oracle: Why the Benefits of a Migration Should Outweigh Your Concerns

Companies that are serious about their growth also need to be serious about the backbone of their business: the database. As business expands, so too does the need for a reliable, high-performing database system. Many organizations are learning that the best way to support the growth of their business is to migrate to Oracle. We

Business Process Management

Business process management (BPM) has been referred to as a “holistic management” approach to aligning an organization”s business processes with the wants and needs of clients. It promotes business effectiveness and efficiency while striving for innovation, flexibility, and integration with technology. BPM attempts to improve processes continuously. It can therefore be described as a “process