One may believe that the days of the mainframe are part of this bygone era of computing: supplanted by cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile devices. However, just as these technologies have been born, created, and evolved to become important to business operations, so has the mainframe evolved to become an indispensable part of enterprise technology strategy, from almost every important and relevant technology facet.
A 2021 survey conducted by Enterprise Management Associates demonstrates the resurgence of the Mainframe as a core part of today’s hybrid IT strategy and why 87% of execs view the platform as a competitive advantage. Download the report to see how others are getting the most out of their mainframe.
Business transformation is driving a more complex, hybrid IT environment and cloud-connecting the mainframe has created new threat vectors along with exposing new mainframe-delivered value.
The mainframe is the gold standard for IT security and is the ideal platform to handle these challenges. But in today’s environment, a re-evaluation of mainframe security to ensure your strategy addresses the entire mainframe security lifecycle is important to address the risk and compliance needs of your most vital data and infrastructure. Zero Trust makes it simple - start with everything untrusted and validate all users, apps, and devices asking for access before granting.
“Big topic for our organization is modernization. Broadcom is one of the best companies for us to work with in this area. In mainframe security we have the ability to modernize because you have available multi-factor solutions, privileged user management, and data classification tools which help us work efficiently and keep pace with changing and additional regulation.”
“CA mainframe security solutions provide us with insights and control for our ever-changing environment. We are able to detect, respond and support security events and needs at a level that brings greater benefit to the organization.”Infographic: Stop Firefighting and Make Security Strategic