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News: Is the clock ticking on mainframe expertise?


Earlier this month, in a report entitled Ensuring You Have Mainframe Skills Through 2020, analyst Gartner warned of an impending mainframe skills gap. A generation of experienced IT staff are approaching retirement just as the mainframe is experiencing a renaissance.

The world’s top 25 banks run on mainframes and there are more Cobol transactions in a day than Google hits, according to some estimates. IBM, a mainframe market leader, profits handsomely from its computing behemoths: last year’s revenue from System z was up 19 per cent on 2008. Read More




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