Optimizing your core technical infrastructure
The mainframe computer is entrusted with your organization's most critical data and processes. You rely on its availability and security to keep your business running. Yet without proper planning, mainframe upgrades, migrations and consolidations can be disruptive and costly.
At CGI, we guide our clients in the optimization and management of their mainframe environment. We harness the expertise we've gained from more than three decades of designing and operating an extensive network of data centers to assist clients with all aspects of mainframe transformations. Through our mainframe consulting offering, we help integrate the strengths of the mainframe and provide systems programming and planning expertise to achieve success and minimize transition impacts.
When clients come to CGI, they get a wide range of technical expertise from one trusted provider. We don’t sell hardware and, as a result, our clients benefit from our vendor neutrality.
Our mainframe consulting experience spans multiple systems, solutions and hardware platforms, and encompasses the following services:
- Server consolidation and virtualization
- Workload optimization
- Batch window optimization
- Mainframe audit and compliance services
- Database/platform migration
- Legacy assessment
- System/DB2 tuning
- System integration
- z/OS administration
- Transaction processing
- Database administration
- Network administration
- Storage management
- Security administration
- Capacity and performance
- OS, subsystem and ISV software upgrades and migrations
- ISV product installation, customization and support
- Incident/problem/change management
- Event management
- Incident management
- Tape management
- Console operations and IPL
- Output management
- Benefits of our mainframe expertise and services
CGI mainframe consulting services have helped clients across the globe to achieve the following benefits:
- Reduce total cost of ownership for the IT landscape
- Reduce cost of business operations by optimizing application functionality
- Increase operational efficiency within the IT landscape
- Increase business agility, reuse of business functionality, and optimization of legacy systems
- Identify and mitigate risks
- Improve processes to maximize ROI
- Brochure - Mainframe consulting - CGI’s mainframe consulting servcies guide you in the optimization and management of your mainframe environment, while providing planning expertise to help achieve success and minimize transition impacts.
Experience and expertise
- Superior planning and technical expertise for mainframe initiatives
- Vendor neutrality and deep subject knowledge gained from real-life experience serving some of the world’s largest financial, government and retail organizations.
- Review of optimization opportunities for energy efficiency, software cost reduction, virtualization, capacity improvements, and disaster recovery options