What You Should Know Before, During, and After You Outsource Mainframe Operations

Performance and Capacity Insights for your Outsourced z/OS Mainframe

 

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Outsourcing of z/OS mainframes is not uncommon. Yet there are common application infrastructure performance and capacity related issues for the business that arise in outsourcing situations.

IntelliMagic partners, Cheryl Watson of Watson & Walker and Charles Hinkle of Edge Solutions and Consulting join us in this CMG-hosted webinar to explore these issues and more.

Topics include:

  • Common performance-related issues in outsourced situations
  • MLC pricing and optimization in the context of outsourcing
  • How independent validations of service levels can be a valuable resource

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Early warning system that automatically identifies I/O issues in the making in your disk storage system and replication architecture.
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Performance and availability management for Virtual and Physical Tape, with specific support for IBM TS7700 and Oracle VSM tape solutions.
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