FCIO: Didn’t the mainframe die years ago?
MM: No. Far from it. Industries such as finance, healthcare and others use the mainframe for its most critical transactions. For example, do you use an ATM? The mainframe is behind that transaction. The reality is that System z (the mainframe) is being viewed as an agent of change, an increasingly complex and agile technology world for a variety of reason–including scalability, security and reliability.