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.
With as much as two-thirds of the average IT budget devoted to fixed costs, trimming expenses is difficult.
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.
Why are hardware and database behemoths focusing so much attention on a segment that -- just 18 months ago -- was a relatively sleepy niche?
Why traditional enterprise software is in disarray, and what technology can be of greatest assistance.
Keeping changes under control is vital to keeping business services available.
Using a hosting provider and new ADC technology can help small and mid-size businesses compete with their larger rivals.
According to a new survey, .NET appears to be widening its lead over Java EE.
In the new version of CONTROL-M, BMC is trumpeting a job rollback and auditing feature, along with virtualization-friendly amenities
Protecting your data doesn't have to break your budget, thanks to open source options.
Sales of its System z mainframes helped propel IBM to the top of the server market. Unix server sales were also up.
IBM's InfoSphere data integration platform is brimming with mainframe goodies
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.
From determining the ROI to ensuring you're getting the most from the technology, an infrastructure architect offers tips for IT professionals.
IT must implement an effective, mature method of change management or experience significant downtime and negative impact on productivity and profits.
Mainframe shops continue to look to Big Iron for increased operational efficiency and lower costs.
Almost all IT shops say that boosting energy efficiency is a clear priority, but comparatively few are actually spending money to do it
Cloud computing isn't just a flash in the pan, advocates argue: it's game-changing.
Used properly, project management offices can help CIOs make better decisions about how and where to spend their IT dollars