Hardware


Mainframe 2.0 Turns Two

Two years on, CA's Mainframe 2.0 is bearing fruit, with provocative new product offerings and a host of new mainframe-oriented services.

Network Lessons from 2010 Drive Predictions for 2011

It was a busy year for IT professionals in 2010. What did network administrators learn this year, and how will these lessons affect the top enterprise trends in 2011?

The Enterprise Year That Was

From powerful mainframes to small smartphones, it was a year filled with change and challenges, contradiction and contrast for enterprise IT.

Storage 2010: What’s Past is Prologue

The 2010 history books will show that many of the developments in storage have been driven by economics rather than pure innovation. Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a look back at the significant storage news of 2010.

Mainframe Migrations: Are MIPS the Right Measure?

When does migrating off the mainframe make sense, and should MIPS be the measurement standard we use?

Q&A: The Next-Generation Data Center

What will the next-generation data center look like, what role will virtualization play, and what key issues must you deal with now to meet tomorrow’s challenges?

Q&A: How to Choose a SaaS Provider

The benefits and drawbacks of software-as-a-service, plus tips for choosing a SaaS provider.



Survey Reaffirms Mainframe's Staying Power

IT shops are holding steady on the mainframe. A new survey from BMC also examines how IT shops are employing systems and how workloads are growing.

Q&A: Application Performance Management

Why managing application performance is so challenging, and how to make it pay off in the enterprise.

Application Monitoring in the Clouds

Business-driven processes for measuring and guaranteeing service levels in the cloud will help CIOs successfully transition to this new infrastructure.

Unisys' Updates to Libra, Dorado Lines Keep Mainframes Vibrant

Specialty engines and a new virtualization facility are keeping Unisys mainframes in the spotlight and customers interested.

From Caching to Space-based Architecture: The Evolution of Memory

Caching was only the first step to improving transaction processing.

Treat Energy as a Key IT Asset

Treat energy with the same care and attention that your other data center assets receive.

Lower Costs Pushing Adoption of High-Performance Computing

Lower HPC costs make it possible for more companies to be cutting edge in their market.

HP's Just Right IT Targets Neglected Market

Although efforts to reach the "neglected" or "untapped" mid-market shops are nothing new, HP's Just Right IT seems to have most of its ducks in a row.

Analysis: Intel's McAfee Acquisition

What was Intel thinking? Was a vision of a hyper-connected future -- powered by hyper-secure embedded microprocessors -- a big factor?

Hurd Resurfaces at Oracle

Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.

The 3 Top Problems of ITAM Administration

IT asset management (ITAM) is a tactical foundation corporate executives need to make sound strategic decisions. ITAM needs more than just an administrator to manage it.

Q&A: Will Intel's Jasper Forest Revolutionize Storage?

Do Intel's new processors signal a seminal moment in storage innovation?

IBM Refreshes System P Line with POWER7-based Products

Big Blue's refresh includes the gargantuan POWER 795, which it pits against top-shelf systems from HP and Oracle.