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Old School, New School … Mainframe is for Everyone!

Old School, New School … Mainframe is for Everyone!

At PopUp, we believe mainframe can and should be for everyone. Let's start this post with a definition.   'Old School' Mainframe Engineers: People who may have been working on the mainframe for many years who are comfortable with green screen and traditional ways...

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Fast-track your mainframe DevOps initiatives

Fast-track your mainframe DevOps initiatives

DevOps on the mainframe is particularly hard   In IT, mainframe is often the last piece to achieve automation. Many organisations have established automation and DevOps ways of working for the distributed teams, but haven’t managed to apply this to the mainframe...

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‘API’fy your z/OS Applications and Data with PopUp

‘API’fy your z/OS Applications and Data with PopUp

Are you wondering how to expose your z/OS applications and data to the cloud, mobile, or the web? Then z/OS Connect and Popup Mainframe might be the answer you are looking for. PopUp Mainframe ships with IBM z/OS Connect out of the box, which enables you to create...

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DevOps Dozen 2023 – Finalists!

DevOps Dozen 2023 – Finalists!

We are very proud to announce that PopUp Mainframe has been listed as a finalist in 2 categories at the DevOps Dozen Awards 2023!   This recognition is particularly special to us as we are a very small, very young company, competing against some established...

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GSE UK Conference 2023 – Photos!

GSE UK Conference 2023 – Photos!

The UK PopUp team (or "PopStars" as we call ourselves) attended the GSE conference at Whittlebury Park from 30th Oct - 2nd Nov 2023. It was a very well-attended event, brimming with mainframe enthusiasts, and copious deep discussions on all aspects of mainframe....

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PopUp is now listed on Red Hat Marketplace

PopUp is now listed on Red Hat Marketplace

We are thrilled to announce that in addition to our longstanding presence on the Azure Marketplace, PopUp Mainframe is now also available via the Red Hat Marketplace. PopUp can be up and running on any x86 hosted environment in minutes… both on premises and in the...

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GSE UK Conference – Nov 2023

GSE UK Conference – Nov 2023

We are excited to be attending the GSE UK Conference 2023 from 30th Oct - 2nd Nov in Whittlebury Hall.   We will be co-presenting a session with one of our customers, Legal & General, on Tuesday 31st October.     GSE Session: Legal & General -...

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Modern Mainframe Tools – Your Next Superpower?

Modern Mainframe Tools – Your Next Superpower?

Some people say that to modernise your mainframe you need to migrate onto a different platform. We don't subscribe to this view. We know that the mainframe is still the most highly performant and secure computer system available.   To be competitive,...

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