Why Mainframes Are Critical to Modern, Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Why Mainframes Are Critical to Modern, Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Generally speaking, people tend to romanticize the old or the new—rarely do they idolize both. This is especially true in technology. In IT, you are either a die-hard fan of mainframes, COBOL, and on-prem systems; or you want to scrap everything and replace it with...
Why the Problem with COBOL Isn’t COBOL

Why the Problem with COBOL Isn’t COBOL

There’s been a lot of talk this year about COBOL and the systems that run it. As a recent InfoWorld article explains, IT’s dirty little secret isn’t all that dirty. After all, there’s nothing wrong with COBOL. It’s merely a programming language, like Java or Python....