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Why is this topic important?
Industry relies on the mainframe for their speed, reliability, scalability, and unmatched security. Mainframes are critical to the success of a wide range of industries for high-speed cloud computing, real-time analytics, and more, just look at the numbers!
- 80% of the world’s data
- 44 out of the top 50 worldwide banks
- 10 out of the top 10 insurers
- 18 out of the top 25 retailers
- 90% of the largest airlines
- 87% of all credit card transactions ($7.7 trillion per year)
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