The mainframe architecture has served the archiving, transaction, and system of record needs of companies for an impressively long time. However, as businesses look to the new horizons of data applications, utilizing the legacy mainframe is a costly and time-consuming hurdle. Although maintaining the current installed system may seem to be the most affordable decision for the immediate financial cycle, analysis of the insidious increases in maintenance costs along with lost opportunities builds a strong case for migrating sooner rather than later.
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