Mainframes At The Crossroads: Mainstream or Irrelevant?

Mainframes At The Crossroads: Mainstream or Irrelevant?

The old and new worlds of information technology collided at the SHARE mainframe conference in Atlanta this week. Founded in 1955, SHARE bills itself as the oldest enterprise IT-centric user group on the planet – and from the buzz at the conference, many of the...
CICS for the Modern Age

CICS for the Modern Age

Just six months ago in December 2015, CICS made its latest stable release debut (CICS V5.3), 47 years after its initial release. Despite its mature age, CICS, or the Customer Information Control System, is better than ever, according to Glenn Schneck, senior solutions...