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Baer Consulting

This is the premier company that z/OS Enterprise Systems Managers and IT Systems Managers and Executives rely on for assistance, information, and support for mainframe and open-source business-critical computing.

Mainframe Data Migration

All businesses need to minimize costly downtime and data loss. With minimal disruption to your work environment, BCI can migrate your data from open systems servers to a larger capacity IBM System Storage solution or from 3990-compatible storage devices running under S/390 or z/OS to larger SAN environments.

Service Highlights:

Project Management with client:

  • Review the IBM storage configuration
  • CPU / Network configuration
  • Recognize business constraints and issues that may impact your mainframe data migration timetable
  • Design a mainframe data migration strategy

Our technical specialists:

  • Install and customize mainframe data migration tool or scripts
  • Perform tests on several volumes for client review and approval
  • Ensure backup of source data has been completed prior to mainframe data migration
  • Review all migrations

Post migration:

  • Assist in test and validate migrated data
  • Remove migration tool

Additional Consulting Services:

  • Network assessment
  • Detailed current and proposed SAN design
  • Integration
  • Configuration management and implementation of your SAN
  • Support
  • Storage management
  • Network monitoring
  • Hardware configuration/relocation
  • Call center services ranging from Q&A support to full facilities management
  • Problem management reporting

Remote monitoring

  • Complete system management
  • Off-hour configuration updates