IBM system z and mainframe systems
- August 29, 2012
Through improved processing speed and reduced costs, IBM's new zEnterprise mainframe hopes to turn hybrid cloud customers' heads.
- November 09, 2011
As promised, IBM will support Windows Server as part of its zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension, or zBX.
- September 19, 2011
Connecting mainframe databases to the Web is nice, but mainframers want more.
- July 12, 2011
Will the zEnterprise 114 appeal to IT pros in mainframe shops that run new workloads or hard-core mainframe traditionalists?
- June 13, 2011
Mainframe pros get a new source for System z jobs, and other data center news.
- April 26, 2011
IBM will support Microsoft Windows and Linux running in its zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension this calendar year.
- March 23, 2011
X86 server virtualization is developing features similar to the traditional mainframe, and the distributed systems and mainframe worlds are drawing closer together in the cloud.
- March 07, 2011
Led by the IBM mainframe, server revenues showed healthy growth in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to IDC; and the Green Grid unveiled its Data Center Maturity Model.
- February 16, 2011
IBM qualifies WebSphere for its zEnterprise caboose, AMD cranks the Opteron 6100 clock, and HP offers soup-to-nuts data center build-out services.
- December 15, 2010
Mainframe shops running SUSE as their zLinux distribution will wait to see in what direction new ownership takes the platform.
- October 14, 2010
IBM phases out ESCON channels on mainframes, which will eventually force shops to buy ESCON to FICON converters to support legacy devices.
- August 04, 2010
IBM's new big iron, zEnterprise, piqued some mainframe users' interest at Boston's Share conference on Monday, but not for managing distributed infrastructure.
- July 23, 2010
In a tacit nod to heterogeneity, IBM's new zEnterprise 196 can manage workloads running on IBM Unix and Linux blades.
- May 11, 2010
Readers respond to a recent article on the potential benefits of running z/OS on x86 and getting mainframe benefits in a small package.
- April 07, 2010
The future of OpenSolaris on the IBM System z mainframe, a perennially niche platform, is tentative given Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.