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.
Google's previously under-wraps operating system is now available to developers as open source code, the company announced on Thursday.
Advocates cite the economic crisis as a potential catalyst for open source adoption. According to new research, that's exactly what's starting to happen, with a statistically significant jump in OSS sales.
Oracle's move shakes up the virtualization status quo
Sun says its Nehalem product line is “significantly differentiated” from other Xeon 550-based systems in a very crowded market.
Adopters cite OSS' low-cost licensing, flexibility, and -- crucially -- freedom from a Microsoft lock-in as its most attractive features.
Mainframe pros have joined with IBM to tout the virtues of Big Iron-based cloud computing.
A surprising number of open source adopters don't have official OSS policies, exposing them to IP infringement or other violations
Big Iron ISVs maintain the mainframe is hot. In the current economic climate, they suggest, it could really sizzle.
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.
You don't typically think of Big Iron as a locus of Web 2.0 activity -- but IBM is trying to recast it as such
Protecting your data doesn't have to break your budget, thanks to open source options.
In the new version of CONTROL-M, BMC is trumpeting a job rollback and auditing feature, along with virtualization-friendly amenities
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
Just how favorably does Microsoft's Hyper-V compare to established products from VMWare, Virtual Iron, and Citrix?
Firefox 3.0 release highlights the perils of information technology celebrity
The enterprise OS-scape could experience disruptive shocks during the next five years
Putting the cart before the horse: does cloud computing sell, and -- if so -- who's buying?
IT shops don't always embrace application modernization as a means to ratchet up efficiencies. They're mostly looking to cut costs.