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1 Copyright © 2011 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Introducing LRS Nigel Whitmore & Taras Ciuriak

2 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Introducing LRS LRS® helps large organisations keep loving your mainframe by reducing costs associated to output management, document archiving and document data transforms in both legacy and cross platform environments. Our output management software helps the love by: Eliminating costs Reducing risk Improving business agility

3 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Introducing LRS -In business since Offering software to IBM sites for over 30 years -Sold to over 70% of Fortune 500 companies -IBM z/os sites 70% of our revenue stream -Local customers RBS, Aegon, Standard Life and HBoS -Gartner and other analysts recognize LRS as a global IT leader -Offering expertise in all areas of enterprise output management across all platforms

4 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Typical IT Portfolio Spending 14% 20% 66% Transform Introduce new products and services Grow Improve existing products and services Run Sustain existing products and services

5 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Improve Business Processes Future proof business agility by creating an enterprise wide output management service Enhance delivery options to multiple destinations in multiple formats Improve customer service through improved reliability and flexibility Reduce Business Risks When modernizing mainframe business applications Manage and control all output – with assured document delivery Unlock vendor dependency on specialist hardware for printed output Remove constraints of using hard coded, application or o/s based output True Enterprise Output Management Manage ALL output from ALL platforms Optimize / Reduce MIPS costs by moving output management, document storage and data transformations to the most appropriate target platform z/Linux, Linux, AIX, Unix Eliminate Costs Benefits Reduces Risk Improve Business Agility

6 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Trusted Counsellor… I love my mainframe… BUT…. LRS Solutions

7 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved More…. With less -66% of budget spent on keeping lights on -Yet, need to deliver on new initiatives such as cloud and mobile technologies -Application Portfolio Management seems to be the buzz word

8 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved More…. With less Solutions… -Identify the applications/processes that are -creating the output, where is it going and what are the processes involved? -Print intensive -MIPS intensive

9 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved I love my mainframe… BUT…. Too Many Costly Processes and Products Too many mainframe archives Output/document generation on the mainframe is costly and consumes too many MIPS We have directives to print less Printing internal reports is getting too expensive – view not print

10 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Costly Mainframe Products How LRS can help Migrate/Replatform Mainframe Archives to the most appropriate target platform – z/Linux - Linux – AIX – Open systems platform Send Printing off mainframe Send internal reports via portal

11 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved I love my mainframe… BUT…. Too Many Datastreams -Our processes are restricted by datastreams -We are creating documents in AFP, text, Xerox LCDS, EBCIDIC -As an example, we are transforming AFP to PDF and LCDS to PDF -These are MIPS intensive processes

12 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Too Many Datastreams How LRS can help -Perform transforms on the most appropriate target platform -Offer overlays and transformations -Optimize workload -Chose most appropriate output destination

13 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved I dont love my mainframe... I want a divorce… and soon! -Need to merge data centres -Cost reduction initiative to reduce mainframe applications -Have to turn the mainframe off in 12 months

14 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Need to decommission… and soon! -Moved 3 TB of legacy archive in 8 months -Fixed cost – delivered early and on-budget

15 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved The New World

16 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved Databases Document Archiving Document Composition AdminJob Scheduler Before LRS Software Operating System Mainframe Applications Data Transforms Output Management Library Utilities BackUp Sort Security Monitoring & Management File Transfer Z/os Mainframe

17 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved The New Enterprise Windows Print Server Unix Print Server Linux Print Server

18 Copyright © 2012 Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. All Rights Reserved End User Access Tablet Smart Phone Mobile Laptop Worker Desktop Computer Thin Client Z/OS Windows Server Linux Server UNIX Servers Cloud Servers iSeries Desktop MFD Barcode Printer Wristband Printer Locally Attached Printer Scanner Label Printer Production Printer Printer Fax MFD Printer Document Archiving Data Transforms Output Management LRS Output Management Service Layer running off z/os LRS Enterprise Environment


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