19 10, 2018

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

October 19th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

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

Upcoming Webinar – The Benefits and Growth of In-memory Database and Data Processing

October 4th, 2018|Upcoming Webinar|Comments Off on Upcoming Webinar – The Benefits and Growth of In-memory Database and Data Processing

CMG Db2 Webinar New Date & Time! Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET 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 [...]

20 09, 2018

Monitoring your service providers

September 20th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

Outsourcing has been the rage for years now, and the outsourcing of computing resources to the cloud leads the way. And why not? It allows you to increase efficiency (focus on core business activities instead of running a datacenter), cut costs (you don’t have physical datacenter costs), reduce risk (or pass it on to the [...]

11 09, 2018

Sub-capacity Pricing and Capping 101

September 11th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

Soft capping, using IBM’s Defined Capacity (DC) or Group Capacity (GC) options, is an effective method to help control software costs.  An even more effective method is to automate the limits of these caps based on application consumption and budgetary requirements.  This article will discuss how such automation should be designed and implemented. Sub-Capacity Pricing [...]

10 09, 2018

Mainframe mobile challenges and solutions

September 10th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

The need for modern mobile solutions for mainframe data centers Today most CIOs, CTOs and IT experts are aware of the impact of digital transformation (DX) on their respective businesses and IT organizations. Disruptive technologies like Big Data, business analytics, cloud (computing and storage), digital payment, and more recently the algorithmic economy and the Internet [...]

20 08, 2018

Direction IT Issue 9

August 20th, 2018|DirectionIT Magazine|Comments Off on Direction IT Issue 9

Though this may sound like a cliché, our world is changing at a rapid rate. And with that change comes an entirely new way of interacting with the world. We live in an era where everything from personal time, to social issues, to politics, commerce, and more, are all managed through technology. We consume and [...]

13 08, 2018

Mainframe optimization on the high seas

August 13th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

Being in the mainframe business for about 10 years now, I hear interesting anecdotes from time to time, often from the most unlikely sources. I may have taken some liberty with the title, but it’s a true story, and it relates well to what I see in the mainframe business all the time. A good [...]

8 08, 2018

SHARE St. Louis – 2018

August 8th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on SHARE St. Louis – 2018

DataKinetics' will be presenting at SHARE St. Louis Don't keep your CPU waiting:Speed Reading for machines One of the greatest challenges in IT today is balancing speeds across various components in your systems. Storage of all flavors has grown bigger but not faster, compared to CPU speeds. Today’s CPU’s process at over 5 billion cycles [...]

11 06, 2018

CIAB Febraban 2018

June 11th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on CIAB Febraban 2018

June 12 - 14 | Transamerica Expo Center, São Paulo Visit the DataKinetics Booth to speak with our Mainframe Experts Hall: CArea: Entrepreneurial SpaceBooth: E7 View the Floor layout here About the CIAB Febraban The theme of the largest congress of information technology for the financial sector will be Exponential Intelligence. This will guide the [...]

3 05, 2018

CMG Ohio 2018

May 3rd, 2018|Events|Comments Off on CMG Ohio 2018

DataKinetics' will be presenting at CMG - Ohio: Going all the way with analytics,or just going through the motions? There are a lot of companies out there putting enterprise data from their production systems into Splunk for some serious analytics and machine leaning, and more are getting on the band wagon every day. But what’s [...]