When used together, server virtualization with N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), blade servers, and Fibre Channel SANs provide a mature, robust infrastructure for data centers.
It was a pretty good year, for IT spending at least.
Some manufacturers are buying so much of the advertising in magazines that articles critical of certain products never see the light of day.
What's behind the move to mixing physical and virtualized desktops in an enterprise?
We explore the challenges of capacity planning and how IT can best balance performance and risk in virtualized environments.
Proponents say “going green” can help companies save money, but a secondary benefit may be just as important: delaying data center expansion.
No specific ship date announced
The z10 BC isn't as big or brawny as its beefy sibling, but it has lots of power and is priced to move. Call it a mainframe system for the rest of us.
We examine how virtualization can benefit developers, the drawbacks of the technology when it comes to testing, and best practices developers can use to exploit the capabilities of virtualization.
Data center managers have their hands full, from compliance costs (including the threat of fines and imprisonment for Sarbanes-Oxley violations) to front-office interference.
IDC study depicts a slowing worldwide market for virtualized servers; Microsoft and interoperability may be the hot topics for 2009
Why aggregation is ideal for high-performance computing
You don't typically think of Big Iron as a locus of Web 2.0 activity -- but IBM is trying to recast it as such
There’s more to virtualization that creating multiple servers on a single server.
In the new version of CONTROL-M, BMC is trumpeting a job rollback and auditing feature, along with virtualization-friendly amenities
Sales of its System z mainframes helped propel IBM to the top of the server market. Unix server sales were also up.
The Big, Fast virtual systems of tomorrow might look a lot like today's Biggest, Fastest, and most eminently Virtual system: IBM's System z mainframe.
With focuses on SOA, virtualization, next-generation data centers, and cloud computing, Summer SHARE will likely have plenty to interest attendees.
Almost all IT shops say that boosting energy efficiency is a clear priority, but comparatively few are actually spending money to do it
Expect PSI's technology to pop up elsewhere -- perhaps in a low-end POWER-based mainframe