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The mainframe and the cloud: The role of the mainframe as a host environment for enterprise cloud computing
When evaluating hardware for their cloud environments, many government organizations neglect to consider the mainframe. This white paper examines the mainframe within the context of cloud computing and discusses the cost, reliability, security, and flexibility benefits it offers over x86 alternatives. Find out what mainframe misconceptions you may unknowingly be operating under and learn about recent developments to these platforms that significantly lower power consumption, real estate requirements, and software spending.