IBM system z and mainframe 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.
- August 10, 2006
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
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
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
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
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
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.
- July 05, 2006
IBM offers an extensive set of tools for Web-service conversion.
- June 28, 2006
Unisys beefed up its ClearPath mainframe offerings and committed to Intel-only architecture for 2007.
- 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.