You may have heard about Zowe recently, but do you know what it is and how it can help your mainframe environment and your organization? Let’s have a look.
Firstly, let’s look at the biggest problem facing mainframe sites, and that’s an ageing population of experts. Many of the mainframe geeks, gurus, and mavens are beginning to start thinking about their pensions and their retirement. One solution to the problem is to automate as much as possible, but that doesn’t solve the problem of how do you create new applications or update existing applications to work in new ways, such as cloud, mobile working, or incorporating public APIs to create some new app? How do you ensure that organizations can digitally transform to ensure that they can still operate successfully in the fast-evolving digital world? The answer is to come up with a way of making everything on Z available to people used to working in other ways. And in many ways, that’s what Zowe is.
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