Mainframe Services

Mainframe services remain a cornerstone of enterprise IT infrastructure due to their unparalleled capacity to handle massive processing requirements. Known for their robust performance and reliability stemming from their distinct computing architecture, mainframe systems continue to play vital roles in various industries. However, the rapid pace of cloud transformation initiatives has prompted enterprises to reassess their mainframe setups, prioritizing integration and modernization efforts. The scarcity of skilled resources further drives this evaluation process. Enterprises actively seek innovative solutions from partners to facilitate swift application migration, intelligent optimization, and seamless integration into modern hybrid environments. In response, providers are evolving their offerings to meet these demands and provide value-added solutions.

Mainframe Services

What is in this PEAK Matrix® Report

In this report, we assess 17 mainframe Service Providers (SPs) featured on Mainframe Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2024 and categorize them as Leaders, Major Contenders, and Aspirants based on their capabilities and offerings.


In this report, we:

  • Examine the market impact, vision, and capabilities of 17 SPs focused on mainframe services
  • Study providers’ key strengths and limitations
  • Evaluate enterprise sourcing considerations


  • All industries and geographies
  • The assessment is based on Everest Group’s RFI process for the calendar year 2024, interactions with leading mainframe SPs, client reference checks, and an ongoing analysis of the mainframe services market

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What is the PEAK Matrix®?

The PEAK Matrix® provides an objective, data-driven assessment of service and technology providers based on their overall capability and market impact across different global services markets, classifying them into three categories: Leaders, Major Contenders, and Aspirants.

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