We explore the challenges of capacity planning and how IT can best balance performance and risk in virtualized environments.
An out-of-band security fix from Microsoft put administrators in a familiar but tough spot: potentially damned if they patched and damned if they didn't.
Sometimes innovation is as simple as reviewing, and replacing, a vendor service and support contract with one from a qualified third-party provider.
Proponents say “going green” can help companies save money, but a secondary benefit may be just as important: delaying data center expansion.
Only 10 percent of organizations are actually using effective anti-spam technologies
The z10 BC isn't as big or brawny as its beefy sibling, but it has lots of power and is priced to move. Call it a mainframe system for the rest of us.
Skills, whether in distributed or mainframe computing environments, are in increasingly short supply.
"Going Green" is about transforming the static, reactive, and largely inert data centers of today into what proponents call a "living organism."
Symantec spent more than half a billion dollars to buy its way into the SaaS e-mail and Web security segments
Data center managers have their hands full, from compliance costs (including the threat of fines and imprisonment for Sarbanes-Oxley violations) to front-office interference.
Why are hardware and database behemoths focusing so much attention on a segment that -- just 18 months ago -- was a relatively sleepy niche?
New research from Aberdeen shows how Best-in-Class companies are getting the most out of unified threat management technologies and services.
With as much as two-thirds of the average IT budget devoted to fixed costs, trimming expenses is difficult.
Using a hosting provider and new ADC technology can help small and mid-size businesses compete with their larger rivals.
McAfee's acquisition of Secure Computing could trigger a round of consolidation and disrupt the security status quo for vendors and customers alike
IBM says SMB-focused storage consolidation is an idea whose time has come. Its new shared storage option for BladeCenter S aims to deliver on that promise.
Data centers are mission-critical in today's information-driven business environment, but they've also become overcrowded, overheated, and expensive.
You don't typically think of Big Iron as a locus of Web 2.0 activity -- but IBM is trying to recast it as such
In the new version of CONTROL-M, BMC is trumpeting a job rollback and auditing feature, along with virtualization-friendly amenities
Sales of its System z mainframes helped propel IBM to the top of the server market. Unix server sales were also up.