From powerful mainframes to small smartphones, it was a year filled with change and challenges, contradiction and contrast for enterprise IT.
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.
When does migrating off the mainframe make sense, and should MIPS be the measurement standard we use?
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?
The benefits and drawbacks of software-as-a-service, plus tips for choosing a SaaS provider.
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.
Why managing application performance is so challenging, and how to make it pay off in the enterprise.
Business-driven processes for measuring and guaranteeing service levels in the cloud will help CIOs successfully transition to this new infrastructure.
Specialty engines and a new virtualization facility are keeping Unisys mainframes in the spotlight and customers interested.
Caching was only the first step to improving transaction processing.
Treat energy with the same care and attention that your other data center assets receive.
Lower HPC costs make it possible for more companies to be cutting edge in their 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.
What was Intel thinking? Was a vision of a hyper-connected future -- powered by hyper-secure embedded microprocessors -- a big factor?
Do Intel's new processors signal a seminal moment in storage innovation?
Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.
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.
Big Blue's refresh includes the gargantuan POWER 795, which it pits against top-shelf systems from HP and Oracle.
Applications and environments are more complex than ever. DevOps may be the approach IT needs.
zEnterprise services 125 different capacity settings, but small mainframe shops may be best served by IBM's existing z10 BC system