Technology enabling the business of government

Mainframe Computing

In the GETS environment, the Resource Units (RUs) in the Mainframe Tower cover the operational cost of job processing (central processing unit hours), storage, backup and recovery, printing, and incident management; mainframe maintenance; capacity management; and hardware refresh every three years. This chapter explains those RUs and provides best practices that agencies can implement to right size their use of GETS mainframe services.

If you have any questions about the information provided in this chapter, please contact the Agency Relationship Manager (ARM) assigned to your agency.