Data Management


CA Enhances, Expands Mainframe Management Suite

CA touts a visual spin -- in a 3270 interface -- on ESCON and FICON management.

HP Touts Blades Ready for Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

Putting the cart before the horse: does cloud computing sell, and -- if so -- who's buying?

Survey Says Insider Theft Tops CIO's Worry List

Why the threat of theft-from-within is keeping enterprise CIOs up at night

Mainframe Reseller Market Consolidates

A prominent mainframe reseller gets absorbed by one of its competitors. What does the acquisition mean for its customers?

SOA: It's the People, Process, and Orientation

Disputes between rival IT factions can stop an SOA project dead in its tracks

Analysis: IBM's POWERful New System

The data center impact of the new POWER 575 systems that IBM announced last month could be nothing short of radical

Federal Agencies Lag in Security Preparedness

When it comes to ensuring compliance with information security rules or best practices, a substantial minority of federal agencies still aren’t making the cut



Security's Future: Letting the Good Guys In

It may not be long before businesses differentiate themselves on the basis of security

Quarterly Results Cast Shadow over Sun

Despite Sun’s poor economic showing recently, the atmosphere at last week’s JavaOne conference was surprisingly festive

What’s Really Driving Application Modernization?

IT shops don't always embrace application modernization as a means to ratchet up efficiencies. They're mostly looking to cut costs.

IBM's iDataPlex: Making Web 2.0 Safe for the Data Center

IBM touts its new iDataPlex Web 2.0 servers as nothing less than game-changing

Automation's the Name of the Game

Automation makes all the difference in a data center, which is why BMC, CA, HP, and IBM are spending heavily to get in on the action.

A Power is Born: System i, System p Converge

If Big Blue's new Power Express systems are harbingers of 'the future, users can expect ever-greater density and performance

Virtualizing Disaster Recovery

Virtualization can be a boon to business continuity and disaster recovery planning -- provided you understand the risks

Outsourcers Push for Greater Flexibility

Outsourcers are increasingly trying to achieve greater contract flexibility and minimize overall risk. Here are the risks you should know about.

Report Urges IT: It’s Time to Guard against the "Millennial" Threat

New IT consumers are more comfortable with, and knowledgeable about, technology, and that’s a problem

z10: Data Center in a Box?

For many large mainframe customers, the idea of a mainframe-centric -- or mainframe-exclusive -- "enterprise data center" makes a lot of sense

IT Outsourcing Faces Paradigm Shift

Increasingly, organizations are turning to IT outsourcing to enhance business outcomes instead of simply to control or reduce costs.

The Virtualization of I/O (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part of our discussion, we take a closer look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.

Mainframe Pros Sound Off about System z10

This year's Winter SHARE conference -- held last week in Orlando -- gave attendees a unique opportunity to take System z10 for a test drive.