Most people would think the mainframe would have moved out for better technologies. Whats interesting is the Mainframe has actually adapted to today’s technology. I got a chance to talk with David Hodgson about Chorus – CA Technologies software that modernizes the mainframe. By making the mainframe manageable by today’s IT professionals through mobile devices. It also mixes roles in new interaction models. They are covering discipline of the times.
Chorus is about integrating the old products. New interaction models to redefine management roles. They added security and storage management. Infrastructure management is in Beta, but as they add disciplines, you can mix and match items to see it work together.