Los Angeles migrates mainframe to California’s data center

StateScoop: The City of Los Angeles last month became the first local government in California to have its mainframe applications migrated to the state’s data center in Sacramento.

The three-year $10.5 million deal marks a shift in the capabilities and resources of state and local governments, as the staff required to run mainframe systems become more scarce and the prospect of running ever-fewer legacy applications on the large, expensive systems grows less viable.

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