Mainframe In The Age Of Cloud, Old Workhorse Meets New Reality

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Chris Gardner, Principal Analyst, Forrester, Jens Teagan, SVP of Strategy, Ensono, Manoj Krishnan, General Manager, Wipro

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The efforts to modernize mainframe operations in the cloud era are more nuanced than many would expect. Organizations that envision mainframe as a key component of their hybrid IT moving forward believe evolving mainframe processes is essential. Hosted by Jens Teagan, Senior VP of Technology and Strategy at Ensono, and Manoj Krishnan, General Manager, Wipro, this webinar explores the role of mainframe modernization in various organizations’ transformation strategies, the tactics they choose, and the benefits they expect to achieve by changing their tactics. Join guest speaker Chris Gardner, Principal Analyst in Forrester’s Infrastructure and Operations research group, in this engaging webinar as he reviews key findings from a study that Ensono and Wipro commissioned from Forrester, such as: -- 77% of organizations are prioritizing mainframe modernization over the next 12 months -- More than 40% of organizations still run critical ERP, Finance and HR systems on the mainframe -- Surprisingly, 27% of respondents see mainframe running next gen workloads like Blockchain.
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