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Alert: Apathy Virus Threatens World’s Mainframes

“Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.” – Arnold Toynbee

While social feeds buzz with hype about wearables and WhateverChat, the global economy continues to run on IBM z System mainframes—the only platform secure, stable, scalable and efficient enough for the job.

A pernicious virus, however, is threatening to destroy the mainframe in a way that no previous cyberthreat or alternative platform ever has. And by bringing the mainframe to its knees, this virus threatens the future of just about every large corporation and government agency on the planet.

By | August 3rd, 2015|DevOps|Comments Off on Alert: Apathy Virus Threatens World’s Mainframes

About the Author:

Chris O’Malley is CEO of Compuware, where he is responsible for setting the company’s vision, mission and strategy. With 30 plus years of IT experience, Chris has led the company’s transformation into becoming the “mainframe software partner for the next 50 years.” Before joining Compuware in 2014, Chris was CEO of VelociData. Previous to that, he was CEO of Nimsoft, EVP of CA’s Cloud Products & Solutions and EVP/GM of CA’s Mainframe business unit, where he led the successful transformation of that division.