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.
It's time to challenge your concept of how LAN and SAN connectivity should be instrumented, and save money in the process.
Far from transitioning away from Big Iron, customers seem to be doubling down
As interviews with IT pros make clear, IT organizations are responding to the economic crisis in very different ways
IT is moving toward total enterprise virtualization, a strategy that proposes to transform both the practice and the purpose of virtualization.
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Both NetMaster and SysView boast GUI and usability improvements. Along with a lower-cost software licensing option and you have pair of old tools reborn.
It was a pretty good year, for IT spending at least.
Mainframe pros have joined with IBM to tout the virtues of Big Iron-based cloud computing.
Big Iron ISVs maintain the mainframe is hot. In the current economic climate, they suggest, it could really sizzle.
Many mainframe customers -- perhaps as many as 80 percent -- lease their Big Iron hardware. How will economic uncertainty affect them?
Proponents say “going green” can help companies save money, but a secondary benefit may be just as important: delaying data center expansion.
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.
Ignore these myths at your peril.
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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
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.