In practice, for some mainframe customers, Big Blue’s MSU technology dividend really does translate into significant cost savings.
From smaller deals to an increased interest in China, the face of outsourcing is changing, a new survey reports
CA says organizations can offload some management tasks from their expensive mainframe general processors onto cheaper zIIPs
z/VM 5.3 might still be five months away, but many VM programmers are already licking their lips in anticipation
Development efforts are growing, and they’re finishing on time, new research says
IBM has done a lot to help revitalize the mainframe, Big Iron technologists say, but there’s still much work to be done
Mainframe pros sound off about the year ahead
Both Compuware and IBM notched a pair of mainframe-related acquisitions
The application server marketplace isn’t the exclusive playground of J2EE and .NET: CICS is amply represented, market watcher IDC says
Do Big Blue’s mainframe TCO assertions add up?
The year was something of a mixed bag, milestone-wise. We offer five trends to watch in 2007.
Mainframe operators need unobstructed visibility into the performance of their IP networks, too.
IBM charges PSI with breach of contract and patent infringement
The move to SaaS can be full of uncertainties. We sort out the issues.
New SHARE president Martin Timmerman says he has ambitious plans for the world’s oldest mainframe user group
There’s gold in the SMB market, and IBM officials say they’ve made real gains in the lucrative space
After a quarter like System z just had, it’s difficult to see how or why competitors are still writing epitaphs for Big Iron
It’s all-but-official: electrical power consumption is a big issue today and will be an even bigger issue tomorrow.
Late last month, Big Blue gave pundits a glimpse at Power 6, the next-generation RISC CMOS it expects to unveil next year
Is Sun’s Blackbox a gimmick? Some analysts think there’s a lot more to it, but we’ll have to wait until it ships to be sure.