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?
PGP Corporation may have the handle on protecting sensitive data everywhere
Mainframe pros sound off about the year ahead
The year was something of a mixed bag, milestone-wise. We offer five trends to watch in 2007.
Mainframe operators need unobstructed visibility into the performance of their IP networks, too.
Server revenues were way up in Q3, and IBM lucrative System z mainframes helped lead the charge
There’s gold in the SMB market, and IBM officials say they’ve made real gains in the lucrative space
After a quarter like System z just had, it’s difficult to see how or why competitors are still writing epitaphs for Big Iron
IBM mainframe chief Jim Stallings presents more evidence of a resurgence of Big Iron.
Regardless of whether customers opt for Linux-on-zSeries or choose to abandon the mainframe altogether, Oracle stands to benefit
Project Blackbox might be a gimmick, but Sun’s virtualization moves are for real
The University of Toronto implements IBM’s new z9 Business Class system to increase and improve service levels while reducing costs
Nearly four-fifths of Chinese developers have experienced a security breach of some kind in the last 12 months, while non-U.S. developers are taking the lead with AJaX.
Are a pair of recent Intel-to-System z defections a harbinger of what’s to come?
zLinux or Big Iron J2EE workloads perform better and are cheaper than their RISC- or Intel-based alternatives
The cost of distributed complexity—which is also measured in air conditioned BTUs and kilowatts per hour—is about to get even more expensive