Software rip-and-replace not favoured by Australian mainframe users

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http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stephen WithersA slim majority of Australian mainframe users prefer to update their in-house applications to gain new features rather than replacing them with commercial packages. {loadposition stephen08}It's a convenient result for survey sponsor Micro Focus, but according to new research 51% of Australian businesses prefer to further develop mainframe applications to gain new functionality, compared with 31% that favour replacement with an off-the-shelf package. The survey also found that 94% of Australian companies have a structured review process and strategy for their applica (IT news)