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What are SMF records?

System Management Facilities (SMF) offer a way of keeping track of what is happening on your mainframe. These reports help fill in the picture of mainframe activity. And, while this might seem simple at first, SMF records (in their numerous iterations) confound mainframe managers due to their...

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What are SMF records?

Top IT trends of 2018

As the year winds down, it’s important to reflect on which industry innovations helped improve IT efficiencies and which 2018 trends fell short. Which IT trends boomed this year? Which ones busted? Most importantly, which IT trends deserve your time and money? These are important considerations...

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Top IT trends of 2018

What is the zCost Difference?

Every mainframe manager wants the same thing: improved system performance at a cheaper price. It seems simple — you want an opportunity to run mission-critical workloads, and scale your mainframe environment to mounting demands, but without breaking the bank. Is that so much to ask? Well, what...

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What is the zCost Difference?