26 08, 2019

Mainframe Pricing: Endgame

August 26th, 2019|Opinion|Comments Off on Mainframe Pricing: Endgame

IBM Simplifying Mainframe Software Pricing When you hear the words mainframe software pricing, what do you think of? A common reaction is to ignore it unless you are actively negotiating a new contract with IBM. And even then, the general consensus is that it is difficult to understand because there are so many confusing options [...]

4 04, 2019

Getting a client in trouble out of trouble

April 4th, 2019|Opinion|Comments Off on Getting a client in trouble out of trouble

Recently, we helped one of our clients – a large investment bank in America – to “find” 30 million dollars per year – money that they weren’t able to obtain for technical reasons – when we helped them get it, it was like found money to them. Before our association, they were running mainframe systems [...]

4 03, 2019

DataKinetics @ SHARE Phoenix 2019

March 4th, 2019|Events|Comments Off on DataKinetics @ SHARE Phoenix 2019

March 10-15, 2019 | Phoenix Convention Center Visit us at Booth #200 SHARE Phoenix is where you can find the latest in enterprise IT education. With 500+ sessions focused on enterprise IT's hottest topics such as Pervasive Encryption, Cloud Technology in the Enterprise, Data Privacy, Zowe and Open Source, API Economy and IBM Z topics, [...]

14 02, 2019

DataKinetics is Sponsoring CMG IMPACT 2019

February 14th, 2019|Events|Comments Off on DataKinetics is Sponsoring CMG IMPACT 2019

Feb. 19 - 21, 2019 | Hyatt at Olive 8, Seattle, Washington Allan Zander will be presenting on the Main Stage: Digital transformation and the reality of the new customer experience As consumers and end users become increasingly more connected—technologically and socially—the demand for a more personalized and individualized experience is forcing companies of all [...]

14 01, 2019

tableBASE vs MainView Batch Optimizer

January 14th, 2019|Opinion|Comments Off on tableBASE vs MainView Batch Optimizer

tableBASE vs MainView Batch Optimizer Recently, I was involved in a conversation with one of our clients who was being told by a consultant that they could replace tableBASE (our in-memory technology offering) with BMC's MainView Batch Optimizer. My initial reaction was "whaaaaaa?" It seemed to me that if a statement like that were to [...]

18 12, 2018

Direction IT Issue 10

December 18th, 2018|DirectionIT Magazine|Comments Off on Direction IT Issue 10

As yet another successful year comes to a close, the one common thread that is once again present in all business is that technology is the single greatest driver as we move into the New Year. In 2018, we saw the rise and acceptance of the need for digital transformation and all that it can [...]

20 11, 2018

Data access optimization for CICS

November 20th, 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Data access optimization for CICS

You run CICS applications because they perform well, and have been reliable from the start. Unfortunately, with increasing demands on your systems, you still need more performance from your key assets—but your costs are rising while your mainframe IT budget is not. Performance requirements, continuous availability as well as expensive CPU cycles, are daily concerns [...]

29 10, 2018

DataKinetics will be at GSE UK

October 29th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on DataKinetics will be at GSE UK

Come talk to our Mainframe Experts @ Booth #31 Larry Strickland will also be presenting: The Benefits and Growth of In-Memory Database and Data Processing In-memory data management is becoming more popular due to the high performance it can deliver. This presentation will examine the industry trends moving to in-memory, why in-memory is gaining traction, [...]

19 10, 2018

Improving the Bank’s Bottom Line: Reducing Cost per Transaction

October 19th, 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Improving the Bank’s Bottom Line: Reducing Cost per Transaction

A few years ago, I invited a group of CIOs to become an Advisory Board for my company. Their role was to advise us on the direction the company should go, and how we should position our products and services most effectively from the perspective of the Fortune 500 CIO. To this day, we still [...]

4 10, 2018

Webinar on Demand: The Benefits and Growth of In-memory Database and Data Processing

October 4th, 2018|Webinars On Demand|Comments Off on Webinar on Demand: The Benefits and Growth of In-memory Database and Data Processing

Are increased demands on your database threatening business performance? You're not alone - that's why many organizations are looking closely at in-memory data management to deliver higher performance. Version 12 of Db2 for z/OS is providing powerful new in-memory features that can help you to ramp up your transaction throughput. There are also complementary in-memory [...]