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November, 2009

November 30, 2009  2:36 PM

Compuware announces $1 million mainframe contest

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

Mainframe software provider Compuware is offering a $1 million prize to someone who best praises the company's mainframe software. The Detroit-based company is handing out free assessments to potential customers to determine what they think are the best ways to improve application and system...

November 18, 2009  2:35 PM

The current and future state of mainframe compliance

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

I recently spoke to Scott Crawford, managing research director for Boulder, Colo.-based analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates, about compliance on the mainframe. Here's what he had to say. Is compliance on the mainframe more of a challenge today than it has been in the past?...

November 17, 2009  3:37 PM

IBM to stop selling z9 mainframe next June, “z11” out 3Q 2010

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

In an announcement letter it put out today, IBM said it...

November 17, 2009  3:18 PM

z/VM 6.1 is out and running

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

IBM released z/VM 6.1 at the end of October. They had previewed it back in the spring and said it would be ready to go by the end of the year. Well, it's ready to go. The

November 4, 2009  3:54 PM

Beleaguered IBM server hardware chief Moffat replaced by Rod Adkins

Matt Stansberry Matt Stansberry Profile: Matt Stansberry

According to the Wall Street Journal, Robert Moffat, former senior vice president and general manager of IBM's Systems and Technology Group has been replaced by Rod Adkins, who had previously been...

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