A new blog on the SHARE website places the focus on the mainframe as a big data workhorse and the reigning alternative to internal (or external) cloud provision. Pedro Pereira, authoring the blog in SHARE's "President's Corner," makes several astute observations including identifying security and availability as unknowns in a cloud environment.
Savvy IT professionals understand that the three legs of the enterprise-class IT stool include security, availability, and scalability. With two of those legs (security and availability) appearing open to question when it comes to external cloud, the idea of enterprises "doubling down" on the mainframe as a big data workhorse are hardly a leap of faith. To read the blog visit here.