The recent POWER7 launch hints at what Big Iron aficionados can expect from System z11, particularly about performance and energy efficiency.
Oracle's post-Sun announcements harkened back to the heyday of single-stack computing: the IBM Corp. of the 1960s.
With its acquisition of Sun Microsystems completed, Oracle Corp. on Wednesday laid out its plans for integrating Sun's software and hardware systems into its own product lineup.
A two-part approach can help IT comply with SLAs to satisfy end users.
Mainframe and high-end server fortunes took a beating in 2009. An industry veteran says 2010 is shaping up to be an improvement.
Understanding these ten server trends can help CIOs succeed despite an unsteady economy.
Late last year, IBM gave Linux-on-System z boosters a big gift: a new Linux-only System z Solution Edition, priced at just $212,000.
What should IT focus on this year? Some key issues from 2009 remain, but several new areas will need IT's attention.
IBM managers look at key events and company strategy from 2009 and explain what it means for customers in 2010.
From the Sun/Oracle acquisition to radical changes in the server market, it's been a topsy-turvy year in IT. We take a look at the highlights.
Experts report the Unix market is slipping by between one-fifth and one-quarter in Q3 -- at a time when other server segments seem to be stabilizing.
In the age of virtualization and cloud computing, administrators need a holistic approach.
IT must balance the need for reducing costs while keeping data secure, meeting compliance requirements, and improving services to business users.
Green IT is no fad. Paying attention to how resources are used to deliver information services in an energy-efficient, environmentally, and economically-friendly manner to boost efficiency and productivity is here to stay.
How IT organizations are managing the mainframe environment to reduce costs while delivering greater value.
Here are four steps you need to take to ensure your data is safe and recoverable when you use a software-as-a-service provider.
How intelligent software can help enterprise IT organizations meet service levels and protect the core business while using fewer assets.
A new survey finds that IT organizations are thinking strategically about the implications of "going green."
Big Iron data warehousing might be a pipe dream, but on balance IBM's zIIP engine has provided a bonus for data management in mainframe environments.
The virtualization environment requires new control policies, processes, and standards, and as these come into place they will require new audit process and procedures.