New workloads account for almost one-third of MIPS growth, and mainframers are as optimistic as ever about the future of Big Iron.
How serious is EMC about competing in the mainframe tape space? Take a look at the latest release of its Disk Library for mainframe to see how the company is upping the ante.
The use of proprietary mainframe servers continues to decline -- for everybody but IBM. System z, in fact, is doing just fine. The rest of the mainframe field? Not so much.
Remember all the talk about runaway data center electricity consumption? As it turns out, it might have been overblown -- perhaps even alarmist.
Are vADCs a wholesale replacements for pADCs? Can't these application delivery controllers co-exist?
The new zEnterprise really does comprise Big Blue's most mainstream mainframe release to date. At $75,000, it's certainly the cheapest.
With another strong quarterly showing for System z, IBM seems to have put its recent run of mainframe woes behind it. Or has it?
The other shoe finally dropped in the case of the SecurID data breach at RSA. Could the fallout have been avoided?
IT mainframe pros will have to wait until Q4 to get their first look at IBM's Windows-on-zBX offering. Will it be worth the wait?
IT pros believe Oracle's move has less to do with cost savings and more to do with a strategy to negatively impact the hardware sales of partner/rival HP.
To help data center managers understand how best to employ new energy metrics and tools, we examine five ways to optimize use of available space, cooling capacity, and power.
When it comes to high-end data warehousing, Microsoft isn't promising something it can't deliver: it's been shipping a special release of its SQL Server 2008 R2 database since November of last year.
If you’re moving to private clouds, keep these considerations in mind as you plan your migration.
Will Enterprise 2020 be hosting a substantial portion of its workloads on GPUs or on other non-traditional architectures?
Architecture changes and technologies are emerging that enable IT professionals to provide solid infrastructures, eliminate downtime, and deliver applications with consistently high availability.
High-density zones strike a balance between the power and cooling requirements of different kinds of data center assets. The rub, of course, is that they'll cost you.
Load balancing helps provide high access on report-card day.
After all, if your company doesn't know what data center components waste energy, how can you change it?
IBM rides System z to server-market bragging rights and CA tees up $1 million in mainframe-related training.
IBM still hasn't made good on the most intriguing aspect of its zBX vision -- an extension to the x64 world.