• 1000 MIPS: The Magic Number For Mainframe Migration

    Mainframes are far from dead, but many businesses periodically revisit their mainframe usage to determine if shifting to a more modern platform makes sense. A recent Gartner report suggests that any site using under 1000 MIPS (million instructions per second) of capacity is a prime candidate for migrating to a Windows or Linux server environment…

  • How Will Mainframes Survive In The Cloud Era?

    Cloud computing promises us flexible and reliable service delivery based on charging for what we use, but that’s a model which mainframe computing has been using for decades. How will the use of mainframes evolve in the future?