Mainframe Fears Grow: 93% Have “Serious Concerns” about their Big Iron


A massive 93 percent of respondents to a recent global survey on attitudes to mainframes expressed “serious concerns” about their mainframe environment, according to Zurich-based LzLabs, which tasked Vanson Bourne with a survey of 650 “IT decision makers” across a range of industry verticals.

While it is always hard to take such surveys particularly seriously  – they’re a standard PR ploy  – and LzLabs specialises in migrating applications off mainframes (“he who pays the piper…”) the figure is nonetheless strikingly high.

Respondents bewailed mainframe skills shortages in the report, saying the average

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