State of Georgia

Contract Number: 98000-GETS Ready-RFQC-1647-ATO

Mainframe Services

Atos has a long history of managing mainframe environments with global hubs delivering effective, low-cost solutions to state and local government entities.

Mainframe Services’ Capabilities

Global Footprint

  • 40+ years of experience in IBM mainframe services
  • 80+ enterprise clients
  • 50 – 8,000 MIPS client environments
  • 100% client transition success rate
  • 5 continental mainframe hubs with DR and failover
  • 460+ mainframe SMEs worldwide
  • 100+ software suppliers
  • > 291,000 + MIPS installed
  • Shared “on demand” IBM z Systems mainframes, DASD and tape
  • Tier 3 + data centers
  • 250+ LPARs
  • Data encryption by default:
  • Desk (DASD), tape, network
  • Hardware location based on client requirements
  • All relevant certifications in place

Atos Mainframe Services

Our competitively priced Mainframe-as-a-Service model delivers on-demand service with the quality and security that mainframes are famous for. Atos core, end-to-end mainframe services include:

Housing

  • Fully redundant primary data centers for local failover
  • Remote data centers with fully replicated DASD, virtual tape and processor resources for complete recovery capabilities

Processing and System Management

Hardware

  • Processing (CPU)
  • Storage (DASD/tape)
  • Future-ready technology refreshed regularly
  • Access to specialty engines: zIIP, IFL, ICF

System management (fully automated) and engineering

  • Software installation, maintenance and debugging
  • System and job monitoring
  • Operations and Help Desk (24×7)
  • Performance and capacity management
  • Event handling
  • Data storage management
  • Vendor management
  • Access to skilled IT professionals

Atos is the current provider of mainframe services to GTA. These services are flexible, secure and compliant with government regulations. And, they can be hosted in a mainframe cloud or at your facility. Additional mainframe services offered to GTA include:

  • Hosted mainframe in the cloud with storage and replication to a twin data center for DR capabilities
  • Standard suite of operations software
  • World-class onshore operations team to monitor and manage the system
  • World-class production control team to manage jobs
  • Replication network between the twin data centers
  • Standard service desk to handle incident tickets
  • ITIL process management
  • Networking between the twin data centers for replication

Note: Networking to connect users to the system is outside the current scope of work. It is expected to be provided via the state AT&T contract. Alternatives can be proposed by Atos, if necessary. Atos can customize the mainframe solution based on agency needs. For assistance identifying improvements or to take advantage of this offer, please contact us at: rob.duncan@atos.net.

Statement of Work

Mainframe Services

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