Helping to reduce the cost of management and improve the quality of the software stack
Facing the issues of an outdated software stack
No company sets out to deliberately create an IT infrastructure with outdated software stacks. Usually this occurs due to a combination of factors some of which can be prevented if caught early enough. Fact is that when the software stack becomes very outdated then many customers realize too late that the effort, cost and risk involved in updating has risen to very daunting levels and hence nothing is done although this introduces compliancy issues and new risks for the continuity of your business. That’s why it is important to consistently maintain the software stack at support levels.
What is IBM Release Management Services?
IBM Release Management Services covered various platforms but not limited to:
Why IBM and RMS?
IBM Release Management services are performed by IBM specialists with a long standing reputation and experience in maintaining software as well as implementation projects. This gives clients the best-of-breed in experience and results in a more stable software stack, taking into account the various inter-product dependencies. RMS helps clients to reduce operational costs, get predictable budget for several years and bring software stack in sync with requirements of the business.
RMS is a structured method and a flexible offering and contains the following elements:
- Onsite & remote installation, long standing reputation and experience in upgrading and maintenance of complete software in maintaining software as well as stacks.
- Monthly reporting and status meetings.
- Software stack distribution and implementation in Development, Test,
Acceptation and Production environment. Optionally additional
activities can be added like clustering, hardening, performance and capacity