E17: Is The Mainframe Dead?

Episode Description

Join Tomás O’Leary and Brendan Walsh as they discuss Zoom’s impressive valuation over IBM, Snowflake’s IPO and Oracle’s purchase of TikTok. Then, IBM Z mainframe expert Paul Arnerich joins to chat about the history and current state of mainframe systems, their aging workforce and why companies aren’t moving away from mainframes any time soon.

Episode Guest: Paul Arnerich

Paul Arnerich is a respected IBM System Z consultant who has worked on every major platform in the IBM Mainframe/Enterprise offering.

Paul has worked with System Z and its predecessors since the 1970s, consulting for some of the world’s largest companies and training upcoming generations in the workforce along the way.

Paul Arnerich joins the Two Irish Guys Discussing Software podcast to chat about the IBM Z Mainframe and whether mainframes are dead.