Some mainframe and minicomputer programming vets have embarked on a very different career path—as outsourcing services providers
Seagull Software’s Andre Den Haan isn’t a knee-jerk contrarian—but he also isn’t afraid to call it as he sees it
What’s not to like about z/Linux and other cheap mainframe workloads?
Tardy SCO denied in bid to depose industry heavyweights Intel and Oracle
Even companies that have embraced next-generation mainframe workloads often give short shrift to the question of training. What gives?
What do the PlayStation 3 and IBM’s next-generation blade system have in common? A single Cell, you might say.
Some mainframe pros say that next-generation workloads (such as zLinux and J2EE) point the way to false destinies
In spite of their differences, mainframers seem to agree on a few important points, although even these may surprise you.
What can we expect from IBM’s zSeries team in 2006? If history is any indication, it could be an eventful year.
With so many major events last year in the mainframe arena, why are so many Big Iron pros still pessimistic about the future?
For perhaps the first time ever, SQL Server boosters are talking about taking on the other guys’ databases—and winning
A new study makes a strong case for placing executives with IT experience at senior levels: a solid increase in a firm's economic performance.
Mainframe brain drain doesn't worry many old mainframe hands, who don’t see themselves going anywhere anytime soon
Last week, CA joined BMC and even IBM itself in announcing cuts to its mainframe workforce
Some enthusiasts tout Eclipse as an Rx for programming anarchy
IBM’s flagship xSeries server demonstrates how far Intel servers still have to go to reach feature and function parity
Officials imply that the IFL bundle will be discounted—although no terms have been disclosed
Company taps on-demand delivery model to enhance retail management application
Microsoft has had some success in improving the image of its Windows Server 2003 operating system vis-à-vis Linux
A senior IBMer notes how the company has made the mainframe a more affordable proposition for traditional and non-traditional customers alike