The mainframe survived minicomputers, the client server, the web, Y2K and the Mobile Phones. Today more than 10,000 mainframes still run hundreds of thousands of enterprise applications for business, finance and administrative systems and that's unlikely to change any time soon.
Do you know that 200 times more transactions are processed daily by Mainframe Systems than there are Google and Youtube searches made?
There are over 220 billion lines of COBOL in existence, a figure which equates to around 80% of the world's actively used code.
Mainframes process roughly 30 billion business transactions per day, including most major credit card transactions and stock trades, money transfers, manufacturing processes and ERP systems.
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