Even after 40 years, the mainframe isn't too old to deliver in the rapid-fire world of modern BI. Rumors to the contrary are among the myths we have unmasked as misinformed attempts to minimize the mainframe's inherent suitability for the task. In the light of day, few would sneer at cost-reducing centralization of data, ease of administration, industry-leading development and acquisition technologies, and a unique ability to manage mixed workloads with nimble reliability.

Companies looking for a platform for BI should consider the computing world's trusted ally, the old reliable mainframe. Home to a full 70 percent of the world's transactional data, the mainframe has a proven history of competitive costs, reliability, security and capability.

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