Gap Inc. turns to Dell Services to assist with re-hosting its mainframe environment
Date : 9/1/2015
We were able to avoid large upgrades during the course of the project, thanks to Dell’s flexibility to provide us fixes and emergency releases for specific issues as quickly as they emerged.
Benita Bankson, Senior Director of Information Technology, Gap Inc., United States
ChallengeTo save costs, boost performance and gain scalability, Gap Inc. sought to migrate a large part of its business from its legacy mainframe platform.
SolutionMore than 50 applications and databases were moved to distributed, open systems via Dell Transaction and Batch Processing Environments, Dell Enterprise COBOL and Dell Transaction Security Facility.
Benefits• Saves annual operating costs
• Boosts system and data processing performance
• Gains scalability for future growth
• Retains stable back end business processes and security
• Brings day-to-day support in-house