Legacy design approaches complicate things for would-be service-enablers and raise questions about the viability of some mainframe applications
Are the ESB visions touted by IBM, BEA, and others a new spin on an old idea: vendor lock-in?
Big Blue’s Rational Performance Tester for z/OS isn’t a technology in search of a market—it’s a reflection of market demand, IBM officials say
Many IT pros remain skeptical about service-enablement, but—as a growing number are finding out—they don’t have a choice in the matter
The business rules approach is gaining ground—and has proven successful in the most unlikely of environments: long-time mainframe shops.
A senior IBMer notes how the company has made the mainframe a more affordable proposition for traditional and non-traditional customers alike
The Ascential acquisition lets IBM address all of its relational database and information integration shortcomings in one fell swoop.
Workloads are coming back to the mainframe, as BI powerhouse Informatica demonstrated last month
Big Blue announces new offerings that retrofit CICS for new and emerging workloads—such as Web services and SOAs
Vendors tout new products and services designed to appeal to their bread-and-butter application server constituencies—enterprise developers
The two partners will provide software, services, and support for less than $500 per user per month
The ARM standard is designed to help simplify transaction performance monitoring for Web applications
The state of Idaho has tapped a zLinux solution to achieve immediate ROI of nearly half-a-million dollars annually
IBM releases two new and three updated CICS tools
CMS software enables end users and subject matter experts to keep Web content fresh and accurate
Service-oriented architecture starts with simple application integration and culminates with service choreography and next-gen “composite” applications
Analysis of the company's flagship event
Although there are performance problems associated with Web services technologies, companies have plenty of available options
Are you eagerly awaiting the release of "Meet the Parents?" Have a need to replace your worn-out copy of "Blade Runner?" You head to your local video store. But where do they get their stock? Navarre Corporation meets the demand for many vendors, but wanted to simplify the process by Web-enabling its mainframe-based inventory application and furthering its e-commerce strategy.
The Internet has brought business a whole new marketplace to peddle its wares, and Internet technologies have give businessess an opportunity to more thoroughly analyze customers than in the past. The term "Web analytics" can encompass analyzing the way visitors interact with or navigate your Web site, tracking ongoing relationships with Web site visitors, or analyzing e-commerce sales activities.