Were System z's third-quarter shortfalls an aberration or a harbinger of a rough year ahead?
Why the current crop of Green IT initiatives isn't green enough
Solaris running on the mainframe? It's far from a pipedream.
Fasten your seatbelts -- it's going to be a bumpy year.
Earlier this month Microsoft committed to a very sudden about-face on its virtualization strategy
A vendor’s "greenness" matters to IT executives says research firm IDC
Next version of z/VSE looks like an operating system reborn
Information Server seems tailor-made for Big Blue’s bring-it-all-back-home to System z philosophy -- particularly with respect to data processing workloads.
There’s gold in eco-friendly IT, industry watchers argue, and -- more than meets the eye -- the mainframe has a big Green IT story to tell.
New versions more about people than features.
Big Blue also plans to publish typical energy consumption data—based on a monthly survey of approximately 1,000 customer machines—for System z9
Analysts see VMWare’s ESX Server 3i as a preemptive strike against Microsoft and other would-be x86 virtualization players
IBM, Google, and Microsoft ready to rumble for Web 2.0 supremacy
Are the days of fat client PCs -- Windows, Mac, and Linux -- numbered?
PSI is almost the only PC mainframe vendor on the block. Could its System64 servers prove attractive to some Big Iron buyers?
Last week, Microsoft and Sun announced the unthinkable: Sun agreed to become a Windows Server OEM.
There’s a growing consensus -- among IBM users, at least -- that Big Iron’s biggest selling point might well be its proven security model.
Sun’s next-gen multicore design boasts a number of enhancements -- including dedicated FPUs for each core -- which make it a better overall processor.
Big Blue’s vision: a System z-centered security hub—along the lines of the mainframe-based Information hubs it’s been touting for a year now.
Thanks to its reputation for resiliency, the mainframe is widely viewed as the preeminent platform for disaster recovery and business continuity planning.