Editorial & Advertiser Disclosure Global Banking And Finance Review is an independent publisher which offers News, information, Analysis, Opinion, Press Releases, Reviews, Research reports covering various economies, industries, products, services and companies. The content available on globalbankingandfinance.com is sourced by a mixture of different methods which is not limited to content produced and supplied by various staff writers, journalists, freelancers, individuals, organizations, companies, PR agencies Sponsored Posts etc. The information available on this website is purely for educational and informational purposes only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or applicability of any of the information provided at globalbankingandfinance.com with respect to your individual or personal circumstances. Please seek professional advice from a qualified professional before making any financial decisions. Globalbankingandfinance.com also links to various third party websites and we cannot guarantee the accuracy or applicability of the information provided by third party websites. Links from various articles on our site to third party websites are a mixture of non-sponsored links and sponsored links. Only a very small fraction of the links which point to external websites are affiliate links. Some of the links which you may click on our website may link to various products and services from our partners who may compensate us if you buy a service or product or fill a form or install an app. This will not incur additional cost to you. A very few articles on our website are sponsored posts or paid advertorials. These are marked as sponsored posts at the bottom of each post. For avoidance of any doubts and to make it easier for you to differentiate sponsored or non-sponsored articles or links, you may consider all articles on our site or all links to external websites as sponsored . Please note that some of the services or products which we talk about carry a high level of risk and may not be suitable for everyone. These may be complex services or products and we request the readers to consider this purely from an educational standpoint. The information provided on this website is general in nature. Global Banking & Finance Review expressly disclaims any liability without any limitation which may arise directly or indirectly from the use of such information.

RSD ENABLES MAINFRAME MODERNISATION BY LEVERAGING ANALYTICS WITH Z/TRIM

RSD, a provider of enterprise-grade software solutions, has today announced the launch of z/Trim, a platform to facilitate mainframe modernisation by leveraging analytics. Designed to enable organisations to optimise their mainframe usage, z/Trim delivers live data insights to support intelligence-driven business decisions.

The solutions, z/Trim Operations Analytics and z/Trim Data Provider, are built on the z/Trim platform and enable mainframe modernisation through analytics for better decision-making.

z/Trim Operations Analytics is designed to visualise the consumption of any applications running on the mainframe in one click via a web interface, using Angular technology, compatible with modern browsers and mobile devices. Hosted on a distributed platform, it enables users to save over 30% of the costs of their legacy mainframe performance analysis solution. Resulting benefits include:

  • Cost savings: By freeing up capacity and enabling users to effectively judge which non-critical applications they can move off the mainframe to open systems platforms in order to reduce their mainframe consumption
  • Optimised competences: Countering the decrease of available mainframe expertise, z/Trim Operations Analytics creates comprehensive and business-oriented reports that can be easily understood
  • Affordability: Available on freemium and monthly subscription model, z/Trim has been designed to be an affordable option for organisations

z/Trim Data Provider is an easy-to-use and non-intrusive application enabling mainframe applications data to be transferred to analytics repositories, such as Hadoop, Elasticsearch and Splunk. The transfer is done through a secure channel within a few seconds, without consuming mainframe resources. By doing so, Business Intelligence teams can leverage the mainframe applications data for automated fraud detection, marketing campaigns, security audits and are able to provide insights to the business. z/Trim Data Provider enables benefits such as:

  • Cost savings: By processing data on an open system platform without consuming mainframe resources
  • Guarantees security and QoS: z/Trim Data Provider leverages the SMF mechanism for data transfer to ensure the security and the QoS of the mainframe and the applications
  • Provides easy mainframe access: Business Intelligence teams can easily access the data, enabling better informed strategic business decisions
  • Affordability: z/Trim Data Provider is available to organisations through an attractive and affordable monthly subscription

 “z/Trim has been designed to help reconnect the dialogue between the IT team and business leaders within major organisations. Our objective is to help our customers to take better strategic business decisions and realise significant cost savings through mainframe modernisation.”

Commenting on the launch, François-Xavier Floren, CEO of RSD.