Author Archive | Janet L. Sun

mainframe rich client cloud

Live from SHARE 2017: Big Cloud – Leveraging Cloud Storage from the Mainframe

We’ve been hearing about the cloud for years now. Lower cost. Better flexibility. Software-as-a-Service. Platform-as-a-Service. On-demand software development and test environments. All of us are familiar with these concepts by now. But something we haven’t heard much about is how the cloud might help mainframers. Have you considered how cloud storage might be a better option than traditional flash, DASD, […]

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Mainframe Storage Cloud

Rethinking mainframe storage: a hybrid cloud strategy for the best of both worlds

For the better part of three decades, hierarchical storage management (HSM) has been a key component of mainframe information lifecycle management (ILM) – and it’s been a very effective method for managing enterprise data. However, current data growth rates and shrinking budgets are challenging that structure and are forcing us to look at new, innovative, […]

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balancing-stones

Rocket at 25: finding a balance

What does success mean to you? If you are male, you probably define and view success differently from females. In the early 1970’s, the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY ) surveyed 5,000+ intellectually talented students who were identified at age 12-14 and then tracked for 20 years. At that point, findings indicated that both […]

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SHARE

Welcome to SHARE – and happy 60th birthday!

From August 9th-14th, enterprise IT professionals from around the world will gather in Orlando, Florida for SHARE’s summer event. SHARE is an independent, volunteer-run IT user group providing enterprise technology professionals with continuous education and training, professional networking, and industry influence. SHARE has a long history of providing valuable industry influence all the way back […]

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Rocket at SHARE

Rocket + SHARE: A perfect pair

As Rocket Software celebrates our 25th anniversary, we look back on our long collaboration with the mainframe user community, SHARE – the first user group for IT organizations. Here at Rocket, we fully support the mission of SHARE to provide a venue for the on-going discussion of issues around enterprise IT. Whether the issue is […]

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