Don’t Believe the Myth-Information about the Mainframe: Part 1

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Janet L. Sun, Immediate Past President, SHARE Inc. discusses and refutes myths about mainframes.

SHARE believes that the mainframe is the most secure, cost-effective and best performing mixed workload computing platform in the world. A recent article by the Huffington Post focuses on the negatives of mainframes, but SHARE sees them in a much different light.  The newest President’s Corner blog series, Don’t Believe the Myth-information about the Mainframe, debunks the inaccurate views of the mainframe today.

Part 1 of the series, offers statistical evidence to show how imperative and beneficial mainframes are to a variety of businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, global life and health insurance providers and banks.  Review top mainframe myths such as “mainframes are old” and “mainframes don’t run modern applications” while Janet breaks  them down and exposes their inaccuracies. Stay tuned for more mainframe information as Janet will continue her blog series in Part 2 and 3.