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Mainframe data center_tour

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1990s Outsourcing.

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Mainframe data center_tour

  1. 1. MAINFRAME DATA CENTER TOUR A PHOTO TOUR OF MAINFRAME DATA CENTER OUTSOURCING IN THE 1990S BY MATT DEAN
  2. 2. SYSTEM OPERATORS • These individuals monitor and execute computer programs necessary for the operation of several businesses. • The data center is staffed 7x24. Administrators and Programmers are called-out when problems with programs occur.
  3. 3. ADMINISTRATORS These individuals maintain the computer operating systems, database, network, system software, and the configuration of these assets.
  4. 4. PROGRAMMERS These are the individuals that write and maintain the software programs required for businesses to operate. They work in close concert with Administrators and Operators. My old office…
  5. 5. RE-HOSTING TO OTHER PLATFORMS Changing business requirements often require Mainframe based software to either be scaled to other Mainframe hardware or be re-hosted to newer technology platforms. Sometimes even a hybrid of multiple environments is utilized.
  6. 6. THE CLOUD – THE FUTURE • Cloud has emerged as a pervasive platform for delivering applications to businesses. • In the future we will see less data centers operated by businesses as we did in the 1990s and more data centers operated as 3rd Party Cloud Providers.
  7. 7. THANK YOU Feel free to reach out to me regarding this content or questions you might have. Best Regards, Matt Dean deskware@outlook.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjdean1/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CobolScript Copyright © 2017 Matt Dean. All rights reserved.

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