Data center server infrastructure and OSes
- February 22, 2008
Big Blue inadvertently revealed details about its new mainframe set to launch on Feb. 26, as well as details on z/OS v1.10, a new version of the mainframe OS due out in September.
- November 28, 2007
BMC mainframe service management CTO Ralph Crosby talks about automation and how it relates to the mainframe at the Gartner Data Center Conference.
- September 26, 2007
Platform Solutions Inc.'s new System64 DS and ES servers run not only IBM z/OS but also Intel Itanium operating systems.
- September 10, 2007
AMD has introduced Barcelona, its quad-core processor, offering better performance at the same power requirements as dual core, as well as virtualization and power-saving features.
- August 30, 2007
Intel will soon release its Xeon 7300 processor, a four-socket, four-processor core model with better performance than previous generations.
- 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 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...
- February 23, 2007
Freight trucking company P&O Ferrymasters is consolidating more than 20% of its Windows servers onto a new Unisys ES7000/one using virtualization software from VMware and Unisys.
- January 29, 2007
Platform Solutions Inc., also known as PSI, has answered IBM's lawsuit with a counterclaim arguing that IBM combines its mainframe hardware and z/OS to prevent competition.
- December 06, 2006
IBM has sued Platform Solutions, Inc. for taking z/OS and OS/390, its mainframe operating systems, and adapting it for its Intel-based systems.
- November 15, 2006
Several times a year, the University of Toronto's mainframe would strain under the pressure of 70,000 students enrolling in or dropping out of courses at the same time. So it bought a z9 Business Class, IBM's smaller mainframe, with the ability to ...
- September 21, 2006
Jim Stallings, general manager, IBM System z Mainframe, told SearchDataCenter.com that IBM was prepared to guarantee energy savings on its mainframes over distributed systems.
- August 14, 2006
IBM's first publicized customer for the z9 is a grocery chain that operates 300 stores, as well as the supply chains for two other supermarket companies, powered by the new z9.
- 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 01, 2006
The processor is the most significant addition to the z9 since IBM launched the new mainframe nearly a year ago to help combat security leaks.