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Jan 5 2015

2015 - The Guardians of the Mainframe Legacy


Another year has come and gone. For me, this is my 32nd anniversary in the IT field and the 21st in Security. Time has certainly flown by since punch cards, reel-to-reel tape, and thermal paper operator consoles. Physical security of locked Data Centers, IT cabinets, and closets and wired terminals are long in the past. No one envisioned the Internet of Everything and the…

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Feb 10 2014

Think Back-end Security from an Enterprise Perspective

As I travel and talk to our existing and expanding customer base I am noticing something that I did not see before. In my meetings and with technical staff and management I am noticing an exciting trend of more and more distributed network and server staff becoming interested in System z. The replace the mainframe crowd seems to realize that these “dinosaurs” cannot be replaced anytime soon and are starting to try to understand, integrate and embrace what was a dying technology. This presents a challenge to us System Z folk in how we open up our once vaulted…

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