A prominent mainframe reseller gets absorbed by one of its competitors. What does the acquisition mean for its customers?
The data center impact of the new POWER 575 systems that IBM announced last month could be nothing short of radical
Disputes between rival IT factions can stop an SOA project dead in its tracks
Despite Sun’s poor economic showing recently, the atmosphere at last week’s JavaOne conference was surprisingly festive
'What mainframe shop doesn't have business rules? In an age of draconian compliance and governance, the case for rules is stronger still. You can, however, benefit by implementing a BRMS.
SOLA purports to be a one-stop shop for mainframe service enablement -- complete with design studio, testing workbench, and registry support
IT shops don't always embrace application modernization as a means to ratchet up efficiencies. They're mostly looking to cut costs.
If Big Blue's new Power Express systems are harbingers of 'the future, users can expect ever-greater density and performance
Virtualization can be a boon to business continuity and disaster recovery planning -- provided you understand the risks
For many large mainframe customers, the idea of a mainframe-centric -- or mainframe-exclusive -- "enterprise data center" makes a lot of sense
Like the z9 EC and z9 BC systems that preceded it, IBM's System z10 drastically alters the rules of the mainframe game.
This winter's SHARE conference was a user confab to remember, attracting young and old IT pros alike.
This year's Winter SHARE conference -- held last week in Orlando -- gave attendees a unique opportunity to take System z10 for a test drive.
Data integration vendors cite growing interest among new and existing customers in mainframe data connectivity solutions.
How long is the DR-related outage you budget for? A few days -- a week -- or longer?
Virtualization took center stage again last week, as both IBM and Sun unveiled ambitious new virtual offerings
Many virtualization strategies can enable business continuity. The right solution depends on your environment and where you want to take it in the future.
CA is preparing an innovation infusion for its legacy mainframe software products
VMWare might be far out in front, but don't count Microsoft out
If server virtualization dominated news in 2007, this year expect a focus on infrastructure virtualization.