Infrastructure


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?

Big Blue Showcases Big Iron Solaris

Solaris running on the mainframe? It's far from a pipedream.

Enterprise IT: A Look Back, The Trends Ahead

Fasten your seatbelts -- it's going to be a bumpy year.

Careers: Downturn? What Economic Downturn?

The hiring outlook for early 2008 looks as solid as ever, with double-digit IT job growth forecast by at least one industry watcher

IBM Notches .NET-to-J2EE Integration Accord

Industry analysts say the IBM/Mainsoft accord is a Very Good Thing for users of mixed .NET and J2EE environments

IBM’s Energy Efficiency Smoking Gun

Industry watchers see Big Blue’s mainframe power efficiency push as a signal event in the longstanding scale-up versus scale-out system wars

IT on the Hot Seat

If IT organizations don’t start embracing alternative delivery models, they’ll risk being bypassed by the line of business

Microsoft Makes Peace with Virtualization

Earlier this month Microsoft committed to a very sudden about-face on its virtualization strategy

IT Budgets May Suffer in 2008

Economic uncertainty got you down? You’re not alone. Gartner says you need to start thinking now about a potentially tumultuous 2008.

Big Blue Gives Mainframe Programming a Rational Retrofit

IBM’s new Rational offerings make it easier for customers to expose COBOL assets as Web services and automatically generate COBOL or Java code