IT chiefs are increasingly deploying blades in strategic roles. In addition, blades -- more than any other server kit -- have emerged as hotbeds of virtualization.
Cost containment efforts have forced many enterprises to look at the true cost of their system. Ironically, oftentimes the preferred alternative is one first touted almost two decades ago.
What's hype and what's fact, how you can judge green savings, and how industries and government are getting involved in green IT.
Server virtualization is not new to IT, but what if you could use the technology to combine several servers into one virtual server?
With new processor, x86 systems are poised to make a serious run at RISC-Unix
IBM beat competitors HP and Dell out of the gate, trumpeting a trio of new Nehalem-EX systems running on the fifth generation of its eXA architecture.
Though mainframe sales may be down, commodity server sales are strong.
Four reasons IT executives charged with business continuity planning, risk management, and disaster recovery must consider their employees and operations heavily in their plans.
The recent POWER7 launch hints at what Big Iron aficionados can expect from System z11, particularly about performance and energy efficiency.
Oracle's post-Sun announcements harkened back to the heyday of single-stack computing: the IBM Corp. of the 1960s.
With its acquisition of Sun Microsystems completed, Oracle Corp. on Wednesday laid out its plans for integrating Sun's software and hardware systems into its own product lineup.
A two-part approach can help IT comply with SLAs to satisfy end users.
Mainframe and high-end server fortunes took a beating in 2009. An industry veteran says 2010 is shaping up to be an improvement.
Understanding these ten server trends can help CIOs succeed despite an unsteady economy.
Late last year, IBM gave Linux-on-System z boosters a big gift: a new Linux-only System z Solution Edition, priced at just $212,000.
What should IT focus on this year? Some key issues from 2009 remain, but several new areas will need IT's attention.
IBM managers look at key events and company strategy from 2009 and explain what it means for customers in 2010.
From the Sun/Oracle acquisition to radical changes in the server market, it's been a topsy-turvy year in IT. We take a look at the highlights.
Experts report the Unix market is slipping by between one-fifth and one-quarter in Q3 -- at a time when other server segments seem to be stabilizing.
In the age of virtualization and cloud computing, administrators need a holistic approach.