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Blue Chip can host your mainframe in our purpose-built tier 4 by design data centre. Our mainframe co-location service includes rack space, power, N+1 generators & UPS systems and powerful air-conditioning.

Organisations depend on mainframes for reliable, heavy-duty data and transaction processing - work that is often mission critical.  However, managing mainframes in-house can be highly expensive.  It often involves substantial and ongoing investment in software, hardware, facilities and support.
Blue Chip’s fully managed service can be used to manage your mainframe from end-to-end, whether it’s sat within your data centre, hosted in one of Blue Chip’s data centres, or running on Blue Chip’s shared cloud mainframe infrastructure. Whatever option you choose, we can provide you with 24x7x365 operational monitoring and support. 
Blue Chip’s mainframe managed service offerings are ideal for customers who want to be able to focus on their core business, without the hassle of managing a mainframe environment and retaining the necessary support skills.  We’ve designed our managed services solution to provide a wide range of proven services, capabilities, delivery processes and operations management, in order to minimise performance-related issues and to safeguard data. This way, we can deliver high availability, stability and capacity on demand while lowering per-unit cost and total cost of ownership.
Blue Chip Mainframe Managed Services encompass a comprehensive set of functional areas, and are designed to handle all of your needs, including: 
  • Change Management
  • Batch Processing
  • Capacity Management
  • Operations Automation and Analytics
  • Backup and Restore
  • Performance Management
  • Problem Management
  • Request Management
With over thirty years’ experience in supporting organisations and proven knowledge and skill in delivery, Blue Chip has the expertise needed to mobilise the people, resources, methodologies and delivery mechanisms to fully support your infrastructure.  This enables us to deliver an environment that is completely reliable and performance sensitive.  By choosing our mainframe managed services, you can also benefit from service standardisation and a cost effective shared utility/cloud.
Blue Chip works in unison with other vendors to provide complete compute services.  These components comprise hardware, software and people resources.