Mainframe jobs News
January 09, 2015
IT shops have tried a number of ways to attract Millennials to IBM mainframes. Maybe a new generation of tools is the best way to bridge the IT generation gap.
August 11, 2009
CA mainframe chief Chris O'Malley will give a keynote speech at the Share user group show in Denver this month, and talked about the hurdles mainframers face today.
July 28, 2009
High software costs, cloud computing, and next-gen mainframers are top topics addressed by IBM Share user group President Pamela Taylor.
December 08, 2008
With the release of IBM's z10 and with Linux on the mainframe gaining traction, 2008 was a big year for big iron. But forces such as independent software vendors and the Web itself threaten mainframe vitality.
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