Expert Change Planning

Winning the Mainframe
Change Window Race

The Mainframe Expert Change Planning program assists customers in making their hardware, operating system, and software maintenance and upgrade activities a success. Broadcom experts collaborate with you to conduct a comprehensive review of your upgrade plans at no additional cost. Our team will provide consultation and on-call support throughout your change window, essentially eliminating the potential for Sev-1 issues during the process.

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>200 Expert Change Engagements Completed
Zero Instances of Production Downtime

Innovating in today’s mainframe environment necessitates change

From peak demand seasons, to high-impact market events–or, technological drivers such as a new application rollout or product migration–there are many external drivers of change modern enterprises must keep up with.

As necessary as change is, it can also bring potential risk–such as downtime that results in unexpected costs. But with Expert Change Planning, organizations can spend less time dealing with issues and more time adding value to the business with proactive change planning and white-glove support from our experts.

Expert Change Planning Benefits


Better Upgrade Experience

  • Reduced effort to prepare for change windows
  • Fewer issues during cutover period
  • Faster time to resolve issues across dependencies
  • Experts available before, during and post event

What's Included?

  • Pre-change planning to eliminate unexpected issues
  • Scope extends to any mainframe related aspects - hardware or software
  • Whether it's maintenance, upgrades or market events, we have you covered

Expert-Led Collaborative Planning

  • Senior-level engineer involvement throughout the process
  • Provide input to identify any corrective actions needed 
  • Review all necessary PTFs/ Maintenance levels

Simplify the Transition to z/OSMF

Expert Change Planning Program

What is the Mainframe Expert Change Planning Program?

How do I Qualify for the Program?

How can I simplify the transition to z/OSMF?

What’s in it for me?

Why not just perform the upgrade myself?

What if I don’t know how to create an upgrade plan?

How much does it cost to be a member of the Mainframe Expert Change Planning Program?

How long in advance do I need to notify Broadcom before my event to take advantage of Expert Change Planning?

What Do Our Customers Have to Say?

I appreciate the Broadcom Mainframe Support team working with me to ensure my security and operating system upgrades are a success. Their detail in reviewing product features and PTFs prior to upgrades has been very helpful.

Large East Coast Bank

The Broadcom mainframe Support team helped us prepare for this critical upgrade. Working with Broadcom proactively, prior to our event, made things run much more smoothly.

Large Asia-Pacific Bank

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