HostBridge and the Connected Mainframe

In Strategy by Jerry Rackley

IDC has done research, sponsored by CA Technologies, on the “Connected Mainframe” and produced an infographic to summarize its findings. The research found that organizations that pursue the Connected Mainframe strategy engage in modernization and integration initiatives, and by doing so drive innovation and growth. IDC uses these definitions: Modernization: Creating a platform that is integration-ready within the datacenter and …

Five Ways Mainframe Integration Will Evolve in 2018

In White papers by Jerry Rackley

(Note: these predictions will appear in the 2018 Enterprise Tech Journal, Issue 1 scheduled for release in March) HostBridge CEO and co-founder Russ Teubner recently shared his predictions for mainframe integration in 2018.  Here are his thoughts: I’ve spent almost 40 years focused on mainframe integration technology. Specifically, the integration of IBM mainframe applications with whatever other technology is in vogue at …

Watch: HTAC Puts CICS on the Splunk Dashboard

In Products by Jerry Rackley

With our recent announcement of the HostBridge Transaction Analytics Connector (HTAC), enterprises that use CICS can easily (and affordably) include CICS on their Splunk dashboards. Why is this important? Most enterprises do not want the CICS portion of customer or user transactions that originate on mobile devices or in the cloud to remain invisible to their SIEM platforms. HostBridge CEO …

Customers Share their Perspective on the Value of HostBridge

In Business case by Jerry Rackley

As a software vendor, we think it’s a good idea to periodically validate what we believe to be true about the value our solution provides to our customers.  Some time ago, we did just that, commissioning some third-party, “Voice of the Customer” research to find out how they are getting value from HostBridge, and to ensure that our views and …

Web Demo: Creating CICS Web Services

In How-to by Jerry Rackley

Join us for a free web demonstration of how to create CICS (or mainframe) web services. James Alexander, our Director of Technical Services, will conduct a live demonstration to let you see how quickly and easily developers can create web services using JavaScript. Here are the details of our upcoming demonstration: DATE: Wednesday, February 14th 2017 TIME: Noon Eastern This demo …