Analysts see VMWare’s ESX Server 3i as a preemptive strike against Microsoft and other would-be x86 virtualization players
Are the days of fat client PCs -- Windows, Mac, and Linux -- numbered?
PSI is almost the only PC mainframe vendor on the block. Could its System64 servers prove attractive to some Big Iron buyers?
Last week, Microsoft and Sun announced the unthinkable: Sun agreed to become a Windows Server OEM.
As a strong server market showing demonstrates, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to ignore Big Blue’s Big Iron renaissance
Mainframe shops plan to expand their capacities and aggressively expose their Big Iron assets via service-oriented architectures
There’s a growing consensus -- among IBM users, at least -- that Big Iron’s biggest selling point might well be its proven security model.
Web 2.0 features give Notes 8 a collaborative edge; industry watchers applaud its platform underpinnings
Big Blue’s vision: a System z-centered security hub—along the lines of the mainframe-based Information hubs it’s been touting for a year now.
Thanks to its reputation for resiliency, the mainframe is widely viewed as the preeminent platform for disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
In the face of mounting pressure from IBM, CA officials say their revamped tools still provide plenty of value-added bang for the buck.
Princeton Softech gives Big Blue new access and connectivity features for a variety of non-IBM data sources.
At $250 million over five years, the projected savings are real and substantial -- and the PR benefits, especially for System z, are even more important.
TCO and ROI efforts can be misleading -- in part because they tend to over-generalize the needs of particular customers and apply them to the market as a whole.
SHARE recently announced a list of five disaster recovery and business continuity recommendations that it says all mainframe shops would do well to follow.
IBM’s acquisition of DataMirror’s technology will likely find its way into the company’s DB2 database
The reorganization could revitalize a System i business that is in need of a jumpstart, analysts say.
IBM wouldn’t just give mainframe capacity away, would it? The short answer is: yes, it would—and it has.
Can the combined will of Microsoft, Cisco, and EMC overcome the ingrained inertia of government bureaucracy?
China is fast rising up the rungs of the global outsourcing ladder.