Big Blue’s vision: a System z-centered security hub—along the lines of the mainframe-based Information hubs it’s been touting for a year now.
In the face of mounting pressure from IBM, CA officials say their revamped tools still provide plenty of value-added bang for the buck.
Princeton Softech gives Big Blue new access and connectivity features for a variety of non-IBM data sources.
At $250 million over five years, the projected savings are real and substantial -- and the PR benefits, especially for System z, are even more important.
TCO and ROI efforts can be misleading -- in part because they tend to over-generalize the needs of particular customers and apply them to the market as a whole.
There’s still plenty of life left in Big Blue’s midrange server line
SHARE recently announced a list of five disaster recovery and business continuity recommendations that it says all mainframe shops would do well to follow.
IBM’s acquisition of DataMirror’s technology will likely find its way into the company’s DB2 database
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?
Before unleashing sites and software, these products will spotlight code that can leave you vulnerable
IT can choose from a variety of techniques to reduce its mainframe software costs
Gartner thinks Microsoft isn’t so much attempting to stifle open-source innovation—although that’s one possible upside—as it is to generate more cash flow
New feature lets coders use static SQL for scenarios in which they might otherwise depend on dynamic SQL
IT organizations must come to terms with SOA’s much more rigorous planning, testing, and management requirements
Why Compuware’s application-lifecycle toolset helps set it apart from competitors
The deal helps position Software AG as an ascendant SOA player in both North America and the EU
Even as IBM and Fundamental continue to wrangle, FLEX-ES shops are dwelling in a kind of limbo. First in a series.
IBM last week unveiled two new System i servers for the SMB market
Why don’t proponents of the "mainframe brain drain" hypothesis make similar claims about other costly technology niches?