Were System z's third-quarter shortfalls an aberration or a harbinger of a rough year ahead?
Will Microsoft's server virtualization push change the rules of the game?
Solaris running on the mainframe? It's far from a pipedream.
Fasten your seatbelts -- it's going to be a bumpy year.
The hiring outlook for early 2008 looks as solid as ever, with double-digit IT job growth forecast by at least one industry watcher
Industry watchers see Big Blue’s mainframe power efficiency push as a signal event in the longstanding scale-up versus scale-out system wars
Industry analysts say the IBM/Mainsoft accord is a Very Good Thing for users of mixed .NET and J2EE environments
Earlier this month Microsoft committed to a very sudden about-face on its virtualization strategy
If IT organizations don’t start embracing alternative delivery models, they’ll risk being bypassed by the line of business
IBM’s new Rational offerings make it easier for customers to expose COBOL assets as Web services and automatically generate COBOL or Java code
Economic uncertainty got you down? You’re not alone. Gartner says you need to start thinking now about a potentially tumultuous 2008.
While industry watchers once encouraged customers to think about transitioning away from pre-relational DMBSes, they’re now backtracking
A vendor’s "greenness" matters to IT executives says research firm IDC
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.
Next version of z/VSE looks like an operating system reborn
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.
Let innovation happen with Web 2.0 applications and software-as-a-service delivery, Gartner advises.
Judging from this month’s flurry of new product announcements, BEA’s mainframe software business is alive and well
Big Blue also plans to publish typical energy consumption data—based on a monthly survey of approximately 1,000 customer machines—for System z9
Is Microsoft’s come-to-software-as-a-service invitation sincere—or just a token gesture?