Automation makes all the difference in a data center, which is why BMC, CA, HP, and IBM are spending heavily to get in on the action.
One expert explains why last month's Power systems consolidation is so important.
Are incentives -- or outright regulation -- needed to spur companies to meaningfully curb their energy consumption?
If Big Blue's new Power Express systems are harbingers of 'the future, users can expect ever-greater density and performance
CIOs are tightening their belts, but not desperately slashing costs.
Virtualization can be a boon to business continuity and disaster recovery planning -- provided you understand the risks
Outsourcers are increasingly trying to achieve greater contract flexibility and minimize overall risk. Here are the risks you should know about.
Follow these five simple steps to make sure you’re ready to implement IT process automation
For many large mainframe customers, the idea of a mainframe-centric -- or mainframe-exclusive -- "enterprise data center" makes a lot of sense
Like the z9 EC and z9 BC systems that preceded it, IBM's System z10 drastically alters the rules of the mainframe game.
Increasingly, organizations are turning to IT outsourcing to enhance business outcomes instead of simply to control or reduce costs.
This winter's SHARE conference was a user confab to remember, attracting young and old IT pros alike.
In the second part of our discussion, we take a closer look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.
This year's Winter SHARE conference -- held last week in Orlando -- gave attendees a unique opportunity to take System z10 for a test drive.
Microsoft releases its next-generation Windows platform, highlighted by Windows Server 2008.
As companies virtualize physical servers and provision processor and memory resources to specific virtual machines (VMs), delivering I/O to these VMs presents the next set of challenges. We examine these and look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.
Data integration vendors cite growing interest among new and existing customers in mainframe data connectivity solutions.
How long is the DR-related outage you budget for? A few days -- a week -- or longer?
IBM is aiming its Information-on-Demand pitch to both IT professionals and business decision-makers
With Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft's developer-friendly focus continues apace -- with some new wrinkles