IBM wouldn’t just give mainframe capacity away, would it? The short answer is: yes, it would—and it has.
Can the combined will of Microsoft, Cisco, and EMC overcome the ingrained inertia of government bureaucracy?
IT can choose from a variety of techniques to reduce its mainframe software costs
A new survey sheds light on the high cost of downtime, and reveals how IT departments are struggling to manage complex environments
With SEC matters behind it and new management at the helm, CA seems leaner, unencumbered, and ready to compete full-force.
Companies are on a collision course in the enterprise data warehouse space
New feature lets coders use static SQL for scenarios in which they might otherwise depend on dynamic SQL
IBM claims that its new System p p570 offers three times the performance of a comparable Superdome system from HP
BI giant SAS announced expanded System z support for its Enterprise Intelligence Platform and touted a new sub-capacity pricing option, to boot
Targets mid-market customers with ITSM aspirations
IBM officials are confident zIIP will take off -- once it’s had time to germinate in the minds of customers
A new survey from Fortiva shows the extent that IT is unprepared for e-discovery regulations
IBM hopes that DB2 9’s performance, manageability, and security enhancements will make it a must-upgrade release
IBM last week made a pair of notable moves on the business intelligence front
In practice, for some mainframe customers, Big Blue’s MSU technology dividend really does translate into significant cost savings.
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
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
Some industry watchers think Big Blue’s midrange workhorse might have finally turned a corner