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
Even as IBM and Fundamental continue to wrangle, FLEX-ES shops are dwelling in a kind of limbo. First in a series.
The deal helps position Software AG as an ascendant SOA player in both North America and the EU
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?
IBM officials position CICS 3.2 as the no-brainer hub for an organization’s -- any organization’s -- service-oriented architecture.
CA pushes Wily SOA Manager as a good prescription for treating application performance issues in SOA environments.
IBM Corp. is server market king—thanks to the strong performance of Big Blue’s System x, System p, and System z platforms
Development efforts are growing, and they’re finishing on time, new research says
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.
Composite applications -- containing logic and data from multiple IT sources coupled with Web services standards -- bring higher end-user satisfaction without requiring full SOA implementation, a new research report reveals.
Harvesting business rules from a legacy application has benefits ranging from simple documentation to application modernization. We provide a practical approach for collecting rules in a process context.
The application server marketplace isn’t the exclusive playground of J2EE and .NET: CICS is amply represented, market watcher IDC says
While many of these data centers may not perceive they are in the world of SOA, they have more than arrived. These are fully distributed applications that are growing in functionality and sophistication, becoming central to the business and in many cases achieving the rank of "mission-critical."