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IBM earnings fall short as mainframe deals slip

Big Blue sees demand drop off at the end of the first quarter as revenue and earnings miss expectations. Other tech giants saw a similar tough finish to the quarter.

By April 18, 2013


End of an era: NASA shuts down its last mainframe

The space agency powers down its last System Z machine, years after IBM stopped selling them for the mathematical calculation jobs for which NASA originally bought them.

By February 13, 2012


Intel previews next Itanium mainframe chip

At San Francisco conference, chipmaker is offering a peek at the processor code-named Poulson, whose improvements include better power management.

By February 20, 2011


EMC doubles-down on the mainframe

The ever-acquisitive EMC has made another buy. This time it's Bus-Tech. But just who is Bus-Tech?

By November 12, 2010


IBM unveils hybrid mainframe

Big Blue's new mainframe seeks to modernize data centers and bridge them to cloud computing.

By July 21, 2010


Hello mainframe? iPhone calling

Unisys updates servers with an ePortal engine that will allow mobile workers to access business data while benefiting from the scalability and security of mainframes.

By May 27, 2009


IBM and the resurrection of the mainframe

Steve Mills runs IBM's $20 billion software business, but don't get the idea that he has his head in the cloud. The 34-year IBM veteran doesn't put a lot of stock in the cloud computing for his enterprise customer base.

By April 30, 2008


OpenSolaris follows Linux to the mainframe

Open-source Solaris makes its way to IBM's top-end server line--in prototype form for now.

By November 29, 2007


IBM unleashes T-Rex mainframe

At an event in San Francisco, IBM introduces a powerful new mainframe code-named T-Rex. The z990 can process 11,000 transactions per second and packs four times the memory of its predecessor, the z900.

November 1, 2007


VMware and the mainframe

Why the path to reliable and efficient server virtualization will lead to the IBM zSeries mainframe.

By October 4, 2007