The updated Systems Director could be a hot ticket for many System p and System i customers.
Though the mainframe may be cheaper to power and cool, it’s software is significantly more expensive
Gartner thinks Microsoft isn’t so much attempting to stifle open-source innovation—although that’s one possible upside—as it is to generate more cash flow
IBM claims that its new System p p570 offers three times the performance of a comparable Superdome system from HP
Big Blue’s Project Big Green is one of the most ambitious energy-focused IT offerings yet
PSI officials pledge to indemnify customers against liability and expect a return to normalcy -- post-litigation -- with Big Blue.
Fundamental Software has run smack up against Big Blue’s refusal to sanction 64-bit mainframe emulation
IBM last week unveiled two new System i servers for the SMB market
IBM officials are confident zIIP will take off -- once it’s had time to germinate in the minds of customers
CA pushes Wily SOA Manager as a good prescription for treating application performance issues in SOA environments.
Is what's good for IBM's System z sales efforts always good for independent mainframe technologists?
IBM last week made a pair of notable moves on the business intelligence front
IBM Corp. is server market king—thanks to the strong performance of Big Blue’s System x, System p, and System z platforms
zNextGen professionals say they’re drawn to Big Iron for the same reason as many older mainframes: staying power
More zNextGen grads were in attendance at last week’s SHARE get together than at any previous user conference, SHARE officials say
Big Blue touts simplified mainframe admin features along with new versions of Tivoli, WebSphere, and DB2 software for z/OS
z/VM 5.3 might still be five months away, but many VM programmers are already licking their lips in anticipation
From its chip strategy to its datacenter-in-a-box initiative, Sun has been reinvigorated
Some industry watchers think Big Blue’s midrange workhorse might have finally turned a corner
After years of animosity, Intel and Sun have patched things up. Why? What’s the catch?