IBM system z and mainframe systems

  • August 22, 2006 22 Aug'06

    Mainframe SOA adoption: Interest high, adoption low

    Mainframe SOA adoption: Users at the Share mainframe conference are interested in SOA, but most are not implementing it in their data centers yet.

  • August 21, 2006 21 Aug'06

    Server Specs: Clerity Solutions buys Sun's mainframe rehosting business

    Clerity acquires Sun's mainframe rehosting business; New version of the National Electrical Safety Code available; Sun buys a piece of HP's legacy.

  • August 21, 2006 21 Aug'06

    Share Baltimore mainframe conference: Reporter's notebook

    Aside from the normal technical-based sessions, the Share mainframe conference touched on the next generation of mainframers, morning jogs and social aptitude.

  • August 17, 2006 17 Aug'06

    Share mainframe users upgrade to z/VM 5.2 and CICS 3.1

    Share users at this week's conference presented stories of upgrading to new versions of z/VM 5.2 and CICS 3.1.

  • August 16, 2006 16 Aug'06

    Mainframe management : Mainframe modernization

    Mainframe modernization: Applications must be revised periodically to reflect changes in the business and leverage the emergence of new software technologies. But mainframe applications are often customized to meet exacting business needs. ...

  • August 16, 2006 16 Aug'06

    SOLA update gives COBOL apps more Web services features

    Service-Oriented Legacy Architecture (SOLA) -- designed to bring mainframe legacy applications into the Web services world -- received an update from SOA Software. The company has added the ability to conform to virtually any set of Web services ...

  • August 16, 2006 16 Aug'06

    IBM to release Tivoli software for SOA on the mainframe

    IBM announced new Tivoli software for SOA on the mainframe at the Share user group conference today to help businesses build and maintain a service-oriented architecture environment. All the products will be available by the end of this year.

  • August 14, 2006 14 Aug'06

    Grocer gains efficiency on z9 mainframe

    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.

  • August 10, 2006 10 Aug'06

    New mainframe migration tools: It's really about app modernization

    The "leave alone" strategy for mainframe management is becoming less viable. Meanwhile, the alternate strategy of change is now increasingly feasible in a reasonable time frame and able to deliver an ever-widening advantage.

  • August 09, 2006 09 Aug'06

    IBM to invest $40M in SAP on mainframe

    IBM announced yesterday that it plans to invest $40 million over the next five years to promote SAP applications on the System z mainframe.

  • August 03, 2006 03 Aug'06

    Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles moves off mainframe, encounters glitches

    The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles decided to move off its mainframe to a Unisys ES7000 high-end server and consolidate three customer databases into one. In the process, it managed to live up to the stereotype of long wait times and customer ...

  • August 01, 2006 01 Aug'06

    Mainframe plays key role in information on demand

    The mainframe remains the data server for the majority of the world's business-critical data. However, data-mining analysis tools to take advantage of this data are typically narrowly confined.

  • July 26, 2006 26 Jul'06

    Timmerman set to lead Share mainframe group

    Martin Timmerman is expected to take over next month for Robert Rosen as president of Share, the mainframe user group. In this Q&A, Timmerman talks about the various issues surrounding Share and what he plans to do about it.

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    Mainframe conversion to Web services

    IBM offers an extensive set of tools for Web-service conversion.

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    Mainframes and the changing face of ISVs

    Can System z take advantage of the changing role of independent software vendors? Decreasing low end license costs and boosting Web service conversion tools will help.