Assured Mainframe Skills

    Mainframe Skills

  • No other provider can match RSM Partners for z/OS infrastructure skills, experience and expertize. We can draw on the combined knowledge and resources of more than 50 highly skilled mainframe consultants, calling on their professional services and securing advice and support for any client issue or requirement.

  • Access the widest range of IBM Z mainframe infrastructure skills on the market

    Our world-class capabilities enable you to check, monitor, improve, secure and operate your essential IBM Z infrastructure more effectively: from ad hoc projects and flexible resourcing - including interims and contract positions - through mainframe migration projects and specialist programming skills, including Db2 and Linux on IBM Z, to leading-edge zCloud capabilities, highly responsive 24/7 remote incident support, and helping you to ensure the highest security.

    Our skills are proven and recognized worldwide, across the full spectrum of z/OS-based infrastructure: operating system, sub systems, storage, hardware, software and ISV tools. Focusing on what we do best, we do not provide Application and Development services.

    We are experts in IBM Z infrastructures - our capabilities include:

  • Systems Programing

    RSM experts deliver trusted technical skills for both short and long term engagements, spanning operating systems, subsytems, networking and hardware: z/OS, RACF, CICS, Db2, IMS, MQ, VM, Linux, etc.

  • Ad Hoc Skills & Resources: Onsite & Remote

    Helping you close the skills gap, control costs and better support your business by deploying RSM people onsite at your premises or as a virtual remote service. Working with RSM Partners gives you access to the largest pool of Z infrastructure expertize available.

  • 24x7 Incident Support & Helpdesk

    Whatever the issues affecting your mainframe and regardless of vendor products, we give you immediate access to experts through the channels you want, with highly responsive 24x7 support. We offer tiered service levels based on strict service level agreements and options including telephone Helpdesk, remote VPN access and an emergency onsite presence.

  • Mainframe Project Delivery

    Delivered ad hoc or as a fixed-price service, and using PRINCE 2 and ITIL approaches, we deliver consulting and project management expertize in flexible ways. You can access the capacity and capability you need to address skills shortages and achieve project outcomes. Our team has delivered successful projects worldwide for leading banks, insurers, automotive, retail, utilities, transport and local/national government clients.

  • Managed Services

    We deliver fully tailored managed solutions for various mainframe operations and activities including Infrastructure Managed Service, Security Managed Service, Product Specific Managed Service, Staff Augmentation Managed Service, zCloud, and more. The breadth and depth of our skills set means we can provide whatever you need, with RSM Managed Services helping clients to reduce their technology costs by millions. Learn more here

  • Mainframe Consulting

    We combine world-class knowledge with real-world experience to deliver the focus and insight to tackle any Z mainframe infrastructure issue, including Strategic Consulting, Technical Consulting, High Level Strategic Architectural Advice, Security Audit, Project Out Tasking and Mainframe Performance Optimization. Our expertise covers all aspects of z/OS infrastructure, Security, Tape Disk Subsystems, Storage, Automation and many other areas. For more information on our Consulting services, email us.

  • Mainframe Capacity and Performance

    Our capacity cost reduction expertise means you can improve and assure service levels and drive down costs via improved capacity management and planning capabilities. Taking advantage of incentives offered by IBM and third party vendors, we can help you focus on delivering and using your essential enterprise services with confidence.

  • Migrations: Software, Hardware & Storage

    Our skills and expertise will help you to contain and reduce mainframe software and hardware costs and minimize risk during periods of change and transition, in particular ensuring your software portfolios are up to date, fit for purpose and optimized to deliver real commercial value. Our capabilities are proven for both software and hardware migrations, and including storage and platform/workload projects.

  • Storage Management

    Including DFSMSsms, DFSMShsm, DFSMSrmm, Data Migration when installing new DASD sub systems.

  • Vendor Product Skills

    Our amazing resource base means you have access to the widest range of mainframe skills for vendor products, including the rarer and lesser-known ones: zSecure, Omegamon, Tubes, SELCOPY and many more.

  • Education

    Access to the most comprehensive range of technical and management training courses for the IBM Z mainframe

  • Resourcing Service

    Enables clients to meet the demand for day-rate contracted short to medium-term mainframe resources

  • RSM Mainframe Services enabled a global information services group to reduce its annual UK mainframe support costs by more than 75%

    Example Client Engagement

  • Want to find out more?

    To discover how RSM Mainframe Skills can help your business

    Email our team and request our latest technology discussion paper