Most School and University Administrators aren't aware of the speed and reliability that Mainframe Computing provides.
Mainstream Sakai Services is dedicated to providing a highly reliable and fast Sakai experience. We are able to process Sakai requests reliably in milliseconds verses more than 1 second for a commodity server from HP, Compaq or Amazon.
We are able to provide this high level of reliability at a cost significantly lower than our competitors.
From Wiktionary: 1. (computer hardware) A large, powerful computer able to manage very many simultaneous tasks and communicate with very many connected terminals; used by large, complex organizations (such as banks and supermarkets) where continuously sustained operation is vital.