WebLayers launched an automated governance solution for mainframes. An extension of WebLayers' flagship solution, WebLayers Center for z/OS empowers enterprises to take a comprehensive approach to governance as they transition to a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
In his book "Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?", Lou Gerstner describes how, on his second day in his role as CEO of IBM (1993), his brother reported; "We have allowed the IT industry to endorse the paradigm that the mainframe is expensive, complex, not responsive, and workstation solutions are cheap
IBM has released the System z10 mainframe, its first update of the z series since the release of the z9 three years ago. Big Blue is promising improved energy efficiency, security and "50% more capacity" in its new hardware.