Infrastructure Innovation: Today’s Enterprise Cannot Ignore the Need to Automate to Drive Resilience

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Digital transformation at scale is a daunting task for many enterprises. Organizations need to operate quickly and efficiently while delivering a robust service at scale. Systems-of-record are under increased stress as business look to both modernize and increase access through new APIs to power new system-of-engagement style applications while also ensuring data integrity against cyber threats.

When you combine the looming specter of security concerns core mission-critical systems have never been under such scrutiny or stress. These types of challenges are forcing companies to consider more robust technologies than they’ve had to in the past. How can businesses approach managing their infrastructure and data with increased efficiency and security, an improve both operational and cyber resiliency?

In our latest research brief, Infrastructure Innovation: Today’s Enterprise Cannot Ignore the Need to Automate to Drive Resilience, done in partnership with 21CS, we analyze the current approach to resilience and the challenges facing enterprises in today’s increasingly dynamic and rapidly changing business climate.

In this brief you’ll learn:

  • The current infrastructure challenges facing Enterprise Organizations
  • What key considerations IT leaders should make when approaching updating legacy mainframe systems
  • Why a comprehensive approach cyber resilience should include automation
  • How businesses can improve their operational efficiency, while enhancing their cyber resilience with the right tools
  • An overview of why IBM Z Batch Resiliency is needed for modern mainframe deployment

As today’s enterprises continue the process of digital transformation, resiliency management is more important than ever. As businesses look for ways to enable that transition, solutions like IBM Z Batch Resiliency offer robust tools to aide just that. If you are interested in learning more, be sure to download your copy of Infrastructure Innovation: Today’s Enterprise Cannot Ignore the Need to Automate to Drive Resilience, today.

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Regarded as a luminary at the intersection of technology and business transformation, Steven Dickens is the Vice President and Practice Leader for Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure, and Operations at The Futurum Group. With a distinguished track record as a Forbes contributor and a ranking among the Top 10 Analysts by ARInsights, Steven's unique vantage point enables him to chart the nexus between emergent technologies and disruptive innovation, offering unparalleled insights for global enterprises.

Steven's expertise spans a broad spectrum of technologies that drive modern enterprises. Notable among these are open source, hybrid cloud, mission-critical infrastructure, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and FinTech innovation. His work is foundational in aligning the strategic imperatives of C-suite executives with the practical needs of end users and technology practitioners, serving as a catalyst for optimizing the return on technology investments.

Over the years, Steven has been an integral part of industry behemoths including Broadcom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and IBM. His exceptional ability to pioneer multi-hundred-million-dollar products and to lead global sales teams with revenues in the same echelon has consistently demonstrated his capability for high-impact leadership.

Steven serves as a thought leader in various technology consortiums. He was a founding board member and former Chairperson of the Open Mainframe Project, under the aegis of the Linux Foundation. His role as a Board Advisor continues to shape the advocacy for open source implementations of mainframe technologies.