By melding mainframes and Microsoft Windows, IBM is looking to consolidate more data center infrastructure.
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The two formal European Commission investigations centre on IBM's mainframe business, including its bundling of hardware and software, and its behaviour toward rival service suppliers
At its Tech-Ed conference today, Microsoft took the wraps off a set of new features that will be included in Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. Wth RemoteFX, the goal is to replace relatively expensive, hard-to-maintain PCs with small devices. Is the mainframe back?
In a nutshell, IBM is helping enterprises create private clouds as either appliances or built on Z Series mainframes, with better connections to CEP, and managed from BPM in public cloud. It provides an excellent story for IBM, and places it at an early competitive advantage against Microsoft, Oracle/Sun, and HP in the ramp up to SOA-enabled hybrid cloud approaches that tackle tough business problems. IBM is going to the cloud with collaboration, too.
The chipmaker engages Microsoft further to drive the adoption of its 64-bit processor, as Itanium celebrates its fifth anniversary.
Company is upgrading current support and service program to draw more mainframe customers.
Company releases revamped version of server software for linking Windows servers to mainframes, other large computers.
The two companies strengthen a partnership aimed at snagging IBM mainframe customers by offering tools and services for migrating to Windows servers.
UK ports have been in chaos over the past week because they tried to migrate from their mainframe to a Windows-based system and ended up reverting to manual processing
Microsoft is touting Windows Server 2003 as the OS that will push aside Unix and mainframes. But most customers will be upgrading from NT 4--and at a slow pace, analysts say.
Microsoft officially launches its most ambitious operating system on Thursday, as the company looks to push aside Unix servers and mainframes.
Access mainframe applications from modern desktops, using Host Integration Server
Air New Zealand moves from Windows NT servers to IBM mainframes running Linux. As more Linux geeks climb the corporate ladder, could the trend be about to take off?
A report from an influential analyst group says Linux mainframes will soon be irrelevant, and adds that Linux is good for nothing more than simple, non-critical applications
At a time when Microsoft is warning of the perils of open source code, Korean Air undertakes one of the biggest mission-critical deployments using Linux open source software
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