IBM system z and mainframe systems
- August 20, 2007
Last week's announcement that IBM will support and sell subscriptions for Solaris on its System x servers and mainframes has industry analysts aflutter.
- August 15, 2007
The new version of z/OS allows enterprises to take advantage of all processors on their mainframe within one partition and adds new security features.
- August 14, 2007
At this week's conference in San Diego, Share users describe upgrading CICS TS 3.2.
- August 03, 2007
Software giant CA has filed a $200 million lawsuit against Rocket Software, claiming the company stole its source code to build IBM DB2 management software.
- August 01, 2007
Big Blue estimates that over the next five years it will save $250 million by consolidating 3,900 Unix and x86 servers onto 30 mainframes.
- July 25, 2007
The Itanium Solutions Alliance -- a consortium of OEMs, software manufacturers and integrators focused on the Itanium platform -- announced this week that it was joining the
- June 25, 2007
At an event in New York City last week, IBM argued that the mainframe can cost less to own than smaller distributed systems.
- June 06, 2007
CA Inc., one of the world's largest mainframe software vendors, is seriously invested in the platform, and that's a good thing. Mainframe revenues have been rising in recent fiscal quarters, in large part thanks to IBM's release of the z9 Enterprise...
- May 16, 2007
Its newest servers move the Libra line to quad-core Intel Xeons and debut a Dorado server on dual-core Intel Xeon, a move from its CMOS processor.
- May 14, 2007
By moving from a 1,600 MIPS mainframe to distributed systems, the stock exchange is cutting transaction costs in half.
- May 02, 2007
One year ago, IBM introduced its smaller z9 Business Class mainframe with a $100K starting price. Features like the zIIP engine and Capacity on Demand have landed new customers, but third-party software costs and the lack of prescribed offerings are...
- April 11, 2007
On April 1, IBM stopped service for z/OS v1.4 and v1.5, ending its support for 31-bit z/OS on the mainframe. For some users, that means a mandatory -- and expensive -- hardware upgrade.
- April 04, 2007
IBM has upgraded its CICS Transaction Server to take advantage of service-oriented architecture, also known as SOA, allowing better access to mainframe legacy programs.
- March 21, 2007
IBM VSE, one of three mainframe operating systems, has a new version that just became generally available.
- March 07, 2007
IBM on Tuesday released DB2 9 for z/OS mainframes, now with native support for XML.