Keeping Pace With Mainframe Evolution: What the Mainframe Can Learn From Distributed Systems - Where ITIL Fits In


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Source: BMC Software
Date: January 2008
Type: White Paper
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Overview: The mainframe environment has evolved significantly over the years from a monolithic, centralized environment to a distributed environment. Today, the mainframe is tightly intertwined with other computing resources in a complex enterprise IT infrastructure. As a result, the mainframe operations staff faces a significant challenge - effectively managing the mainframe in this distributed computing environment. This paper examines the evolution of the architecture and role of the mainframe in IT organizations and discusses the need to evolve mainframe system management to keep pace.

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