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Develop a Game Plan to Mitigate the Financial Impact of Mobile Workloads

Published: 30 June 2014

ID: G00264201

Analyst(s): Mike Chuba


Mainframe procurement professionals, capacity planners and architects need to work together to address the impact mobile workloads are having and will continue to have on mainframe demands. Implement IBM Mobile Workload Pricing for z/OS, and follow these best practices to minimize budgetary impact.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify the Impact of Mobile Application Support on Your Mainframe Compute Capacity Requirements
  • Capture the Effect of Mobile on Mainframe Software Usage
  • Discuss With IBM the Impact of Mobile Workloads on Hardware Pricing

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