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
CA positions GRC Manager as the industry's first portfolio-based solution for IT governance and risk management
Is Microsoft’s come-to-software-as-a-service invitation sincere—or just a token gesture?
IBM, Google, and Microsoft ready to rumble for Web 2.0 supremacy
Analysts see VMWare’s ESX Server 3i as a preemptive strike against Microsoft and other would-be x86 virtualization players
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.
As a strong server market showing demonstrates, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to ignore Big Blue’s Big Iron renaissance
Mainframe shops plan to expand their capacities and aggressively expose their Big Iron assets via service-oriented architectures
There’s a growing consensus -- among IBM users, at least -- that Big Iron’s biggest selling point might well be its proven security model.