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August 07, 2020
In its ongoing mission to keep mainframes relevant, IBM rolled out a raft of hardware and software offerings that move it closer to the heart of IT shops' hybrid cloud strategies.
July 21, 2020
IBM rolled out a low-end Power system with pay-as-you-go pricing to make it easier for users to deploy hybrid clouds for mission-critical applications.
May 26, 2020
IBM layoffs under newly appointed CEO Arvind Krishna largely affect its Global Technology Services and marketing groups.
April 21, 2020
IBM cloud revenues saw incremental first quarter growth, despite the March slump due to COVID-19, and the new CEO promised to pursue a more aggressive cloud and AI strategy.
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To increase mainframe processor capacity and speed, IBM turned to vertical polarization. Learn how to take advantage of it through a feature called HiperDispatch. Continue Reading
An extension of Capacity Provisioning Manager into the hardware eases mainframe capacity planning headaches. Continue Reading
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