A prominent mainframe reseller gets absorbed by one of its competitors. What does the acquisition mean for its customers?
If the number of mission-critical business applications is growing, why are employees still suffering from poor application performance?
Putting the cart before the horse: does cloud computing sell, and -- if so -- who's buying?
Disputes between rival IT factions can stop an SOA project dead in its tracks
The data center impact of the new POWER 575 systems that IBM announced last month could be nothing short of radical
Outsourcing to cut IT costs may be a worthy goal, but not for your help desk, Gartner warns.
With turnkey deployability and enterprise scalability, officials say Vertica-on-the-Cloud is a quick, painless, and inexpensive way to get into data warehousing
'What mainframe shop doesn't have business rules? In an age of draconian compliance and governance, the case for rules is stronger still. You can, however, benefit by implementing a BRMS.
SOLA purports to be a one-stop shop for mainframe service enablement -- complete with design studio, testing workbench, and registry support
IBM touts its new iDataPlex Web 2.0 servers as nothing less than game-changing
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?
CIOs are tightening their belts, but not desperately slashing costs.
If Big Blue's new Power Express systems are harbingers of 'the future, users can expect ever-greater density and performance
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.
For many large mainframe customers, the idea of a mainframe-centric -- or mainframe-exclusive -- "enterprise data center" makes a lot of sense
Follow these five simple steps to make sure you’re ready to implement IT process automation
Like the z9 EC and z9 BC systems that preceded it, IBM's System z10 drastically alters the rules of the mainframe game.