The mainframe has advanced processing powers and is capable of managing enormous amounts of information. In the 1990s the mainframe began to lose its popularity to cheaper, smaller platforms. Many predicted that the mainframe would die out. However, this prediction did not come true. Recent research has revealed that the mainframe continues to be an essential tool for innovation and growth.
With the release of the latest TTerm update to the App Store we've added a handy new import and export feature to our terminal emulator for iPad. For users who own or manage more than one iPad the ability to import and export TTerm's saved connection settings helps you to easily share and deploy configurations across multiple devices. The import/export feature takes all your settings including host details, hotspots, color schemes, keyboard settings and (optionally) SSH certificates and makes them available as a file for use with iTunes file sharing.
Mainframes have long been held in high regard for their data security. But as technology progresses, some are wondering how long mainframes will be able to remain a beacon for data safety and security.
According to Doug Balog, general manager for System z at IBM, it’s the processes used to run the product, not the choice of product that is of utmost importance.