Wednesday, December 8, 2021

IBM offers one-stop-shop for mainframe hybrid cloud initiatives

While cloud companies such as AWS are offering enterprise customers new ways to get applications off the mainframe and into the cloud, IBM moved this week to keep them on the Big Iron.

IBM rolled out a portal  it calls the IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Center which offers an assortment of tools, training, resources and ecosystem partners to help IBM Z clients accelerate the modernization of mainframe applications, data and processes to work with hybrid-cloud architectures

“The rise of hyperscalers has led many organizations to consider an application migration approach to public cloud alone, but in many cases it can be a one-way street and lock-in to one public cloud, which may have implications on cost, governance and security," wrote Ross Mauri General Manager for IBM Z in a blog about the announcement. “The IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Center helps clients leverage existing investments, rather than committing to a costly one-size-fits-all migration strategy.”

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Thanks to Michael Cooney (see source)

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