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The mainframe as a big data analytics platform

The mainframe as a big data analytics platform

For many enterprises System z is central to modern analytics because of the vast quantities or rich data stored upon it, not to mention excellent qualities of service.

Carl Olofson, an IDC analyst, looks at the role of the mainframe in relation to big data, how it has become a hub for modern day analytics, its ability to integrate information from other sources to enhance business decisions and how it is positioned for the future.