zEnterprise services 125 different capacity settings, but small mainframe shops may be best served by IBM's existing z10 BC system
zEnterprise debuts at a critical time for IBM, which is the subject of unwelcome attention from would-be mainframe market regulators.
New zEnterprise mainframe and systems architecture lets mainframe, Power, and x86 systems share resources, be managed as single, virtualized system
IT chiefs are increasingly deploying blades in strategic roles. In addition, blades -- more than any other server kit -- have emerged as hotbeds of virtualization.
With new processor, x86 systems are poised to make a serious run at RISC-Unix
IBM beat competitors HP and Dell out of the gate, trumpeting a trio of new Nehalem-EX systems running on the fifth generation of its eXA architecture.
Though mainframe sales may be down, commodity server sales are strong.
Mainframe and high-end server fortunes took a beating in 2009. An industry veteran says 2010 is shaping up to be an improvement.
IBM managers look at key events and company strategy from 2009 and explain what it means for customers in 2010.
From the Sun/Oracle acquisition to radical changes in the server market, it's been a topsy-turvy year in IT. We take a look at the highlights.
How IT organizations are managing the mainframe environment to reduce costs while delivering greater value.
How intelligent software can help enterprise IT organizations meet service levels and protect the core business while using fewer assets.
Big Iron data warehousing might be a pipe dream, but on balance IBM's zIIP engine has provided a bonus for data management in mainframe environments.
If installed capacity is any indication, the mainframe isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Most mainframe shops have a huge MIPS footprint.
IBM's new System z Solution Edition blitz may boost mainframe market share, but IT must weigh a lower total cost of ownership with upfront costs.
DataDirect's new zIIP TCO calculator shows just how useful IBM's zIIP engine has been to mainframe ISVs.
Sales of high-end servers have entered a period of protracted decline. It's unclear, however, what this will mean for mainframe market fortunes.
To help you meet the challenges of virtualization, we offer five best practices that will transform enterprise IT both operationally and strategically.
The mainframe already embodies a viable proof-of-concept for cloud computing in the enterprise. Is it a cloud platform par excellence?
Unix, the quintessential enterprise workhorse, still has a lot going for it.