Most analysts believe the acquisition benefits both companies and is a signature milestone in Sun's long and painstaking trek back to relevancy.
The move seems to have come out of nowhere. What does it all mean?
Were System z's third-quarter shortfalls an aberration or a harbinger of a rough year ahead?
Why the current crop of Green IT initiatives isn't green enough
Solaris running on the mainframe? It's far from a pipedream.
Fasten your seatbelts -- it's going to be a bumpy year.
Industry watchers see Big Blue’s mainframe power efficiency push as a signal event in the longstanding scale-up versus scale-out system wars
Earlier this month Microsoft committed to a very sudden about-face on its virtualization strategy
While industry watchers once encouraged customers to think about transitioning away from pre-relational DMBSes, they’re now backtracking
A vendor’s "greenness" matters to IT executives says research firm IDC
Information Server seems tailor-made for Big Blue’s bring-it-all-back-home to System z philosophy -- particularly with respect to data processing workloads.
Next version of z/VSE looks like an operating system reborn
There’s gold in eco-friendly IT, industry watchers argue, and -- more than meets the eye -- the mainframe has a big Green IT story to tell.
Big Blue also plans to publish typical energy consumption data—based on a monthly survey of approximately 1,000 customer machines—for System z9
Last week, Microsoft and Sun announced the unthinkable: Sun agreed to become a Windows Server OEM.
PSI is almost the only PC mainframe vendor on the block. Could its System64 servers prove attractive to some Big Iron buyers?
Mainframe shops plan to expand their capacities and aggressively expose their Big Iron assets via service-oriented architectures
As a strong server market showing demonstrates, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to ignore Big Blue’s Big Iron renaissance
There’s a growing consensus -- among IBM users, at least -- that Big Iron’s biggest selling point might well be its proven security model.
Sun’s next-gen multicore design boasts a number of enhancements -- including dedicated FPUs for each core -- which make it a better overall processor.