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We've created a numbrer of cool and funny (in my opinion) mainframe-centric t-shirts with a tagline similar to the title of this Blog; but I think the title really nails it—Don't Panic: It's On the Mainframe! I recently came across this short article in the Global Banking & Finance Review. It's written by Richard Whomes and you can read it in its original form here

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Syncsort has announced new additions to its Syncsort Assure family of products that can be used to help address top-of-mind compliance challenges faced by IT leaders and highlighted in its 2018 State of Resilience Report. These new capabilities in Syncsort’s IBM i security products can help IT leaders streamline compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and strengthen security with multi-factor authentication…

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Compuware announced a product acquisition, enhancements to Topaz for Total Test, and a partnership that together dramatically improve the ability of large enterprises to embrace Agile and DevOps on their mainframes through the broader use of simplified, automated unit testing—which is essential for fast, safe and efficient development and deployment of new digital deliverables…

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In my previous column, we discussed six best practices that leverage the tremendous capabilities of the mainframe to help build the digital enterprise. It’s fair to ask the follow-up question, “How do you know where to start when looking to implement these best practices?” The simple response is, “Get an MRI for your mainframe!”…

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