Though IBM's financial picture hasn't been particularly rosy recently, there's one silver lining: z13.
The Poughkeepsie Journal, the paper of record in the mainframe's hometown, reported in mid-April that IBM is seeing strong interest and sales in the latest z model in IBM's portfolio.
Ross Mauri delivered 'The New Generation of Mainframe is Here' keynote at SHARE in Seattle on Monday, March 2nd, 2015. Click here to view the entire session, now available on YouTube. Learn how the new generation of the IBM mainframe has been designed to meet the needs of the mobile generation and I
Concerns over the possibility of a mainframe skills gap will in part be quelled with the news that IBM saw a record number of competitors in this year's Master the Mainframe contest.
In a recent video, The Street offered a unique behind-the-scenes look at IBM's z13 manufacturing facility in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Talk about resiliency: IBM's z13 can survive an 8.0 magnitude earthquake, and IBM made a video to prove it.