Fundamental Software has run smack up against Big Blue’s refusal to sanction 64-bit mainframe emulation
Even as IBM and Fundamental continue to wrangle, FLEX-ES shops are dwelling in a kind of limbo. First in a series.
BI giant SAS announced expanded System z support for its Enterprise Intelligence Platform and touted a new sub-capacity pricing option, to boot
A closer look at the challenges of virtualization technologies in a large-scale initiative.
Why don’t proponents of the "mainframe brain drain" hypothesis make similar claims about other costly technology niches?
Vanguard wants the mainframe to be the center of security
IBM officials position CICS 3.2 as the no-brainer hub for an organization’s -- any organization’s -- service-oriented architecture.
IBM officials are confident zIIP will take off -- once it’s had time to germinate in the minds of customers
CA pushes Wily SOA Manager as a good prescription for treating application performance issues in SOA environments.
Is what's good for IBM's System z sales efforts always good for independent mainframe technologists?
IBM hopes that DB2 9’s performance, manageability, and security enhancements will make it a must-upgrade release
In practice, for some mainframe customers, Big Blue’s MSU technology dividend really does translate into significant cost savings.
zNextGen professionals say they’re drawn to Big Iron for the same reason as many older mainframes: staying power
IBM Corp. is server market king—thanks to the strong performance of Big Blue’s System x, System p, and System z platforms
Big Blue touts simplified mainframe admin features along with new versions of Tivoli, WebSphere, and DB2 software for z/OS
CA says organizations can offload some management tasks from their expensive mainframe general processors onto cheaper zIIPs
z/VM 5.3 might still be five months away, but many VM programmers are already licking their lips in anticipation
PSI strikes back, charging IBM with antitrust violations, unfair competition, and business torts
Mainframe adoption should continue to take off in both existing and emerging markets.
IBM has done a lot to help revitalize the mainframe, Big Iron technologists say, but there’s still much work to be done