Controlling Costs, or Leaving Money on the Table?

I am the CFO of one of the most long-lived mainframe software companies on the planet. The company has been around for 40+ years, it has been profitable for almost all of that time, and its products are running in the mainframe datacenters of many of the world’s...

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DataKinetics is Sponsoring CMG IMPACT 2019

Feb. 19 – 21, 2019 | Hyatt at Olive 8, Seattle, Washington Allan Zander will be presenting on the Main Stage: Digital Transformation and the Reality of the New Customer Experience As consumers and end users become increasingly more connected—technologically and...

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tableBASE vs Mainview Batch Optimizer

Recently, I was involved in a conversation with one of our clients who was being told by a consultant that they could replace tableBASE (our in-memory technology offering) with BMC’s MainView Batch Optimizer. My initial reaction was “whaaaaaa?” It seemed to me that if...

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DirectionIT Issue 10

Read the latest issue here. As yet another successful year comes to a close, the one common thread that is once again present in all business is that technology is the single greatest driver as we move into the New Year. In 2018, we saw the rise and acceptance of the...

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Data Access Optimization for CICS

You run CICS applications because they perform well, and have been reliable from the start. Unfortunately, with increasing demands on your systems, you still need more performance from your key assets—but your costs are rising while your mainframe IT budget is not....

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DataKinetics @ GSE UK

Come talk to our Mainframe Experts @ Booth #31 Larry Strickland will also be presenting: The Benefits and Growth of In-Memory Database and Data Processing In-memory data management is becoming more popular due to the high performance it can deliver. This presentation...

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Monitoring Your Service Providers

Outsourcing has been the rage for years now, and the outsourcing of computing resources to the cloud leads the way. And why not? It allows you to increase efficiency (focus on core business activities instead of running a datacenter), cut costs (you don’t have...

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Sub-Capacity Pricing and Capping 101

Soft capping, using IBM’s Defined Capacity (DC) or Group Capacity (GC) options, is an effective method to help control software costs.  An even more effective method is to automate the limits of these caps based on application consumption and budgetary requirements....

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