IBM Corp. is server market king—thanks to the strong performance of Big Blue’s System x, System p, and System z platforms
zNextGen professionals say they’re drawn to Big Iron for the same reason as many older mainframes: staying power
More zNextGen grads were in attendance at last week’s SHARE get together than at any previous user conference, SHARE officials say
Storage standards don’t top the list of customer needs.
Big Blue touts simplified mainframe admin features along with new versions of Tivoli, WebSphere, and DB2 software for z/OS
CA says organizations can offload some management tasks from their expensive mainframe general processors onto cheaper zIIPs
z/VM 5.3 might still be five months away, but many VM programmers are already licking their lips in anticipation
Some industry watchers think Big Blue’s midrange workhorse might have finally turned a corner
Development efforts are growing, and they’re finishing on time, new research says
After years of animosity, Intel and Sun have patched things up. Why? What’s the catch?
PSI strikes back, charging IBM with antitrust violations, unfair competition, and business torts
PGP Corporation may have the handle on protecting sensitive data everywhere
IBM has done a lot to help revitalize the mainframe, Big Iron technologists say, but there’s still much work to be done
Mainframe adoption should continue to take off in both existing and emerging markets.
Mainframe pros sound off about the year ahead
Both Compuware and IBM notched a pair of mainframe-related acquisitions
We sort out the options with the most buzz for 2007—NAC, Vista, and NAP—for enforcing security with devices requesting network resources.
The application server marketplace isn’t the exclusive playground of J2EE and .NET: CICS is amply represented, market watcher IDC says
Do Big Blue’s mainframe TCO assertions add up?
The year was something of a mixed bag, milestone-wise. We offer five trends to watch in 2007.