“Today, with hybrid systems, the same management skills are relevant across both mainframes and distributed architectures – from both a hardware and software perspective,” said James Governor, founder and analyst at UK-based RedMonk. “Of course domain experience is still relevant, but it shouldn’t be seen as a reason to avoid investing in mainframes. “

*Decipher Research polled 623 IT professionals from 11 countries worldwide in August 2012 on behalf of CA Technologies.

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