Multi-National Bank Saves Millions with Newfound Managed File Transfer Capability

Banking Industry IconModernizing and optimizing operations continue to be among the top priorities for organizations. Indeed, many information technology surveys indicate digital business is driving different thinking and new activity toward new investments. Organizations are exploiting new technologies to keep…

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Integrating IBM Z and Linux Applications with the PDM Subsystem Interface

When developing applications and data processing workflows in today’s modern IBM Z environment, we may find ourselves with a dilemma: how can we move data seamlessly between z/OS applications and applications running on Linux on Z and LinuxOne systems? How can we…

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Connecting z/OS Programs to Remote Data Files

Historically, moving data between systems was typically a three-step process: Create a local file of the data to be moved.Transfer the data to the remote system (e.g. FTP).Create a file on the remote system for subsequent processing. Using Parallel Data…

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Multi-National Bank Saves Millions with Newfound Managed File Transfer Capability

Case Study  |  Mainframe Cost Optimization With the support of Alebra Technologies, the bank reduced mainframe operating costs by $2.5 million a year Modernizing and optimizing operations continue to be among the top priorities for organizations. Indeed, many information technology surveys…

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Issues and Solutions for Loading Mainframe Data into Hadoop – A Case Study

The Story Over the past few months, Alebra has been actively involved with a multi-billion-dollar company that provides software and data services to financial and healthcare industries. Historically, mainframes perform most of the data processing. Driven by a desire is…

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Data Security – When Simpler is Better

Anyone working in Information Technology is aware of the utmost importance of data security. Either you are responsible for establishing security standards and procedures, must adhere to those standards or both. Let’s take a high-level look at how Alebra’s Parallel…

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zIIP Best Practices

IBM z Systems Integrated Information Processors (zIIP) have been around for many years. Companies benefit when software vendors, like Alebra Technologies, offload processing to zIIPs to save on software charges which are based on processor usage. The amount of benefit…

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The Real Problem with Managed File Transfer (MFT) Solutions

One Perspective There’s a moment in almost everyone’s career when they realize they have a problem that they didn’t think about until a solution presented itself. Then the solution appears, and the problem is obvious. You don’t know what you…

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Big Data and Healthcare

Big Data has changed the way we manage, analyze and leverage data in any industry. One of the more promising areas where big data can be applied to make a change is in the healthcare industry. Healthcare analytics have the potential to…

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