IBM officials are confident zIIP will take off -- once it’s had time to germinate in the minds of customers
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
A new survey from Fortiva shows the extent that IT is unprepared for e-discovery regulations
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
CA says organizations can offload some management tasks from their expensive mainframe general processors onto cheaper zIIPs
Big Blue touts simplified mainframe admin features along with new versions of Tivoli, WebSphere, and DB2 software for z/OS
Some industry watchers think Big Blue’s midrange workhorse might have finally turned a corner
How to leverage the results of an MRA as you develop migration strategies and staffing plans, establish rules for data conversion and system cutover, and move further to mitigate project risk.
Seven simple questions can help you assess change-related risk and gauge the effectiveness of your change-management process.
The power of a migration readiness assessment strategy framework is that it enables you to see what you are getting into with a data migration before you actually begin.
Even in the most "monolithic" of IT settings, the mainframe data center, there may be compelling justifications for violating the one-stop-shop approach that vendors are keen to promote these days.
In less than 18 months, perpendicular recording has gone mainstream. It is one of those little-noted technology innovations, but one that is extraordinarily important.
The application server marketplace isn’t the exclusive playground of J2EE and .NET: CICS is amply represented, market watcher IDC says
Both Compuware and IBM notched a pair of mainframe-related acquisitions
IBM is pushing a retro database security model: bring it all back home to the mainframe, and trust the security and privacy of Big Iron
The year was something of a mixed bag, milestone-wise. We offer five trends to watch in 2007.
For sensitive data sitting on a portable, encryption is no longer an option. It’s a necessity.