Outsourcing to cut IT costs may be a worthy goal, but not for your help desk, Gartner warns.
With turnkey deployability and enterprise scalability, officials say Vertica-on-the-Cloud is a quick, painless, and inexpensive way to get into data warehousing
'What mainframe shop doesn't have business rules? In an age of draconian compliance and governance, the case for rules is stronger still. You can, however, benefit by implementing a BRMS.
SOLA purports to be a one-stop shop for mainframe service enablement -- complete with design studio, testing workbench, and registry support
IBM touts its new iDataPlex Web 2.0 servers as nothing less than game-changing
Automation makes all the difference in a data center, which is why BMC, CA, HP, and IBM are spending heavily to get in on the action.
One expert explains why last month's Power systems consolidation is so important.
Are incentives -- or outright regulation -- needed to spur companies to meaningfully curb their energy consumption?
If Big Blue's new Power Express systems are harbingers of 'the future, users can expect ever-greater density and performance
CIOs are tightening their belts, but not desperately slashing costs.
Virtualization can be a boon to business continuity and disaster recovery planning -- provided you understand the risks
Outsourcers are increasingly trying to achieve greater contract flexibility and minimize overall risk. Here are the risks you should know about.
Follow these five simple steps to make sure you’re ready to implement IT process automation
For many large mainframe customers, the idea of a mainframe-centric -- or mainframe-exclusive -- "enterprise data center" makes a lot of sense
Like the z9 EC and z9 BC systems that preceded it, IBM's System z10 drastically alters the rules of the mainframe game.
Increasingly, organizations are turning to IT outsourcing to enhance business outcomes instead of simply to control or reduce costs.
This winter's SHARE conference was a user confab to remember, attracting young and old IT pros alike.
In the second part of our discussion, we take a closer look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.
This year's Winter SHARE conference -- held last week in Orlando -- gave attendees a unique opportunity to take System z10 for a test drive.
Microsoft releases its next-generation Windows platform, highlighted by Windows Server 2008.