Organizations are turning to the Vanguard Professional Services team to assist them with DB2-to-RACF security migrations. Vanguard has proven expertise with migrations and has developed a set of tools to simplify the conversion process and reduce the number of profiles needed to secure DB2 in RACF.


  • Cost-effective and efficient methods for converting DB2 to RACF.
  • Highly experienced team of security experts.
  • Centralize mainframe security to reduce costs and risks.
  • Improve security, audit and compliance with industry standards.
  • Fewer profiles help to optimize mainframe performance.

Benefits of Vanguard Migration Services:

  • Separation of Security and Database Administrator duties
    Security staff can focus on access, security and compliance and database administrators can manage and tune databases for performance.


  • Improved Audit Performance
    Auditors no longer need to request reports from DB2 administrators and merge them with RACF reports to determine database security risks.


  • Cost-effective Security, Compliance and Governance
    Management, security teams and internal and external auditors can easily view, assess and manage compliance and risk when security is centralized.

More Professional Services

Vanguard Staff Augmentation services enable organizations to quickly add qualified staff to their enterprise security team.

Implementation services include increasing the efficiency of existing security and compliance capabilities, deploying new security proficiencies, supporting industry and regulatory requirements, and training.

Security Assessments quickly identify and prioritize penetration risks, determine whether the implementation reflects best practices for security and integrity and evaluate the potential impact and exposure of any findings.

Vanguard has the largest and most experienced group of security specialists in the world and proven expertise remediating enterprise systems.

Vanguard Penetration Testing services discover high-risk vulnerabilities, determines if sufficient defenses are in place, offers remediation guidance, and recommends a plan and methodology for ongoing testing.

Role Based Access Control software, developed by Vanguard is used to help organizations reduce provisioning time, eliminate errors and adhere to role structure over time.

Vanguard Professional Services team are renowned worldwide for their expertise as security solutions professionals. Team members have on average 30 years of mainframe and enterprise security experience.