Infrastructure


IT Outsourcing Faces Paradigm Shift

Increasingly, organizations are turning to IT outsourcing to enhance business outcomes instead of simply to control or reduce costs.

Mainframe's Rebirth, z10 Buzz Highlight SHARE Conference

This winter's SHARE conference was a user confab to remember, attracting young and old IT pros alike.

The Virtualization of I/O (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part of our discussion, we take a closer look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.

Mainframe Pros Sound Off about System z10

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 Touts Windows Server 2008

Microsoft releases its next-generation Windows platform, highlighted by Windows Server 2008.

The Virtualization of I/O (Part 1 of 2)

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.

The Resurgence of Data Integration

Data integration vendors cite growing interest among new and existing customers in mainframe data connectivity solutions.



Disaster Recovery Planning Lags

How long is the DR-related outage you budget for? A few days -- a week -- or longer?

Big Blue's Cognos Acquisition Comes More Clearly Into Focus

IBM is aiming its Information-on-Demand pitch to both IT professionals and business decision-makers

Visual Studio 2008: Collaboration is Key

With Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft's developer-friendly focus continues apace -- with some new wrinkles

Virtual Servers, Real Snapshots

Creating state-consistent point-in-time snapshots is now possible in server virtualization environments

IBM, Sun Make Ambitious "Virtual" Announcements

Virtualization took center stage again last week, as both IBM and Sun unveiled ambitious new virtual offerings

CA Reinvigorating its Mainframe Software Line

CA is preparing an innovation infusion for its legacy mainframe software products

Eight B2B Integration Resolutions for 2008

We offer key integration resolutions that will help you build true connections with customers and trading partners.

Microsoft's Reveals its Virtualization Vision

VMWare might be far out in front, but don't count Microsoft out

The Infrastructure Strikes Back: Virtualizing Everything Else

If server virtualization dominated news in 2007, this year expect a focus on infrastructure virtualization.

How Network Configuration Management Improves Compliance and Productivity

How implementing a network configuration management strategy and solution can help effectively manage compliance-related tasks and all configuration changes

Reality Check: A Closer Look at System z's Late-2007 Stumble

Were System z's third-quarter shortfalls an aberration or a harbinger of a rough year ahead?

Is Green IT Falling Drastically Short?

Why the current crop of Green IT initiatives isn't green enough

Microsoft's Virtualization Strategy Coming Into Focus

Will Microsoft's server virtualization push change the rules of the game?