IBM Makes Large Cloud-Computing Investment - Redmond Developer News By Stephen Swoyer08/05/2008IBM Corp. late last week touted the construction of two additional cloud computing datacenters -- an investment of $360 million
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.
IBM is expected later this month to announce its next-generation System z mainframe, its first update since the release of the z9 three years ago. It is promising improved energy efficiency, security and "50 per cent more capacity" in its new hardware.
SHARE, the independent user group covering IBM mainframe shops, is launching a major effort to provide educational programs on service-oriented architecture.