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The Moribund State of the IBM Mainframe Migration Market

Published: 16 April 2015

ID: G00274427

Analyst(s): Dale Vecchio


Despite a growing number of inquiries by Gartner clients regarding IBM mainframe migrations, IT leaders rightfully ask: if the growth in inquiries is an indication of growing interest, then why are the migration vendors showing so little progress?

Table Of Contents


  • Change Is Hard
  • It's More Complicated Than It Looks
  • Vendors Overpromise and Underdeliver
  • IBM Fights Back
  • A Distracted IT Community
  • Bottom Line

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