Webinar on Demand
Part 1 Mainframe Contract Optimization and Mainframe Application Maintenance – by Frederik Bastkær Christensen, Partner and Managing Director, Zangenberg Analytics
- Mainframe Contract Optimization:
- The current state of the Mainframe Market and its Key Players
- Optimization of your Mainframe Contracts (Scope of Service, Software, Cost Metrics incl. 4HRA, percentiles, hard cap, soft cap etc.
- How do the Key Players differ (IBM, KMD, Evry, CGI, Tieto, Fujitsu JN Data)?
- MIPS Calculation Methods
- Utilization of specialty-engines
- Mainframe Application Maintenance: pricing, metrics, contract types and the specific challenges related to Mainframe such as providing documentation, over-dependence on key staff and off-shoring.
Part 2 Outsourcer Transparency – by Steven Thomas, Chief Technology Officer, SMT Data
- The basic elements of CPU-based pricing for outsourced mainframes:
- Understanding MIPS and MSU
- The pitfalls of MIPS
- The mainframe outsourcer’s cost structure
- Billing models for outsourced mainframes
- How to follow up on your mainframe outsourcer
This webinar is specially targeted:
- Contract management/procurement
- IT Finance
- Technical personnel responsible for monitoring the outsourcer
in companies with outsourced Mainframe – or considering to outsource their Mainframe.