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August 26, 2008  2:20 PM

Gartner: System z revenues looking good



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
DataCenter

Worldwide server revenues are up 5.7% from last year, according to a recent report from research firm Gartner. The release said that IBM had "solid increases" in its System p (Unix) and System z (mainframe) lines. As a result, IBM's...

August 25, 2008  10:08 PM

More than half the mainframe MIPS IBM sells are Linux?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
zLinux

By some estimates, since this past February when the z10 was introduced, Linux has accounted for more than half the total mainframe MIPS IBM has sold since the


August 22, 2008  4:56 PM

Mainframe = cloud



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
DataCenter

The cloud is hot. So hot. But not everyone is buying into its hype. One of those people is Bruce Arnold, a Miami-based web designer who recently blogged about "techno-marketeers" throwing out terms like...


August 6, 2008  3:31 PM

The governator, COBOL, and minimum wage



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
COBOL

terminatorcobol.JPGIn an effort to pare down the...


August 4, 2008  2:30 PM

Where’s z/VM?



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
z/VM

As I reported on SearchDataCenter.com, a new feature of the next version of z/VM will allow mixing and matching of ICFs, IFLs, zIIPs and zAAPs...


July 28, 2008  4:14 PM

IBM vs. Sun: The mainframe cage match



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
LPAR, z/VM, zLinux

I must admit. As a tech journalist, it's always fun to watch two vendors go at each other's throats. That is what has been happening recently between...


July 23, 2008  2:55 PM

Want a mainframe? Sorry, they’re sold out



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
DataCenter

Good news for IBM: Their System z mainframe revenue was up 32% from last year's quarter, due mainly...


July 21, 2008  7:07 PM

More on the IBM swallowing of PSI



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
DataCenter, PSI

It's pretty clear what people think about IBM's purchase of plug-compatible...

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