Virtualization

Keeping the pace of innovation for mainframe

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud, Mainframes...

Business demands for trusted digital experiences and greater agility are two of the strongest currents driving business transformation and modernization these days, especially in the mainframe arena. This week, IBM is announcing a single-frame IBM Z built on an industry-standard 19” form factor, designed to create a low-cost, secure cloud infrastructure and capitalize on new ...read more


Explore IT infrastructure for digital transformation at Think 2018

AI, Big data & analytics, Blockchain...

Cloud, analytics, blockchain and digital transformation initiatives are generating significant new opportunities for – and demands on – IT infrastructure. IT leaders need to deliver greater performance and scalability than ever to meet these digital-age demands while also providing the security required to protect against internal and external threats. Meeting these demands requires agile and ...read more


Why I choose IBM i virtualization

Power servers, Virtualization, Workload & resource optimization

It saddens me to think that there are still many companies out there who view IBM i as just another legacy technology when it is so much more. As technology professionals, it’s our responsibility to stay current in the industry. Just like buying any “big ticket item” in your personal life, you want to do ...read more


Breaking the barriers of platform virtualization for SAP HANA

Power servers, Power Systems, Virtualization

Now more than ever, businesses need to move beyond traditional enterprise IT boundaries as they transform. This means delivering new levels of customer service, integrating partners and providing relevant, actionable insights out of all available data. Clients making the digital transformation with IBM and SAP frequently find they achieve maximum business value with solutions that ...read more


Making hybrid cloud easier with VMware and IBM Systems

Mainframes, Power servers, Power Systems...

Hybrid clouds are a topic most IT organizations are starting to explore. By 2017 80 percent of enterprises are expected to adopt the hybrid cloud model according to the IDC. Companies are moving to hybrid clouds because they provide both a public cloud where applications can be developed and deployed quickly and a private cloud ...read more


Attracting millennials to the mainframe–Developer interview part 1

DevOps, Mainframes, Platform economics...

As with most mainframe development shops, I have an aging workforce. But the Perth, Australia team working on the IBM Problem Determination Tools for z/OS are all recent university graduates, part of a program we call zVitality that brings in new talent. These millennial developers have done a fantastic job of driving new ideas to ...read more


SUSE offers elastic pricing for Enterprise Linux on LinuxONE

Cloud computing, Software, Virtualization

The push for customized offerings is found everywhere in the business world, especially in the IT systems that underpin organizations. Companies want to choose the resources that best meet their needs, and they want to make the most of their IT spending on those resources. When we launched IBM LinuxONE in August, providing companies a ...read more