IBM system z and mainframe systems
- June 21, 2006
BMC invested in new mainframe management tools this week. The company also released customer survey data showing strong support for big iron.
- June 13, 2006
Laws across the country are prompting users to start encrypting mainframe backups, but getting tape encryption products to work with primary storage is causing headaches.
- June 07, 2006
Mainframe security software: CA has released new versions of ACF-2, TopSecret and Cleanup, its identity and access management software.
- May 25, 2006
IBM updates Tivoli CMDB; Platespin launches server consolidation planning tool; CA rolls out new mainframe database management and IBM acquires Rembo.
- May 23, 2006
Mainframe migration is more attractive than it has ever been, but migrations are still risky and can take over a year to complete.
- May 11, 2006
CA now offers mainframe tape encryption with its BrightStor Tape Encryption appliance.
- May 08, 2006
IBM has released enhancements to its mainframe software to make it easier for programmers to implement SOA environments in their data centers.
- April 27, 2006
Today IBM introduced a smaller mainframe, the z9 Business Class. Designed with smaller businesses in mind, the machine is an upgrade of the model z890.
- April 19, 2006
Over the past year, Web services have come of age. In most large organizations, implementation of Web services and of a service-oriented architecture (SOA) supporting those services is now part of the enterprise's strategic direction.
- April 12, 2006
Business resiliency has for the last four decades been one of the three most important value propositions of IT itself, along with competitive advantage and cost savings.
- March 27, 2006
Robert Crawford explains some methods he's used to search a table for reference data.
- March 14, 2006
NYC publisher, Simon & Schuster, expects to save $1M a year on hardware and licensing fees by migrating off the mainframe to Unisys' Intel-based ES7000.
- March 07, 2006
Early adopters offered strong support on the latest mainframe virtualization release z/VM 5.2. Customers especially liked the 64-bit upgrade, but some shops had an easier implementation than others.
- February 21, 2006
IBM offered a sneak peak of its server Power6 chips, slated for release in 2007. IBM is touting gains in clock speed, but experts and competitors question whether clock speed matters.
- February 15, 2006
Find out why Splunk is adding Nagios, a popular open source monitoring tool, to its data center troubleshooter in this interview with chief Splunker Michael Baum.