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IBM Introduces IBM LinuxONE 4 Express

Lennon Gray

February 20, 2024

On February 6, IBM announced the launch of IBM LinuxONE 4 Express, a new hybrid cloud and AI platform designed to seamlessly deliver cybersecurity, resilience, scalability and AI inferencing to hybrid cloud environments. IBM LinuxONE 4 Express: The Specs IBM LinuxONE 4 Express utilizes a pre-configured rack-mount system paired with an IBM Telum processor for […]

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Hybrid Cloud Is the Future of the Mainframe

John Shuman

November 29, 2023

In 1897, the New York Journal published a rumor that Mark Twain was dead. Hearing the news, Mark Twain is said to have replied, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” I have had the occasion to use it many times when discussing mainframe over the past 30 years. My first encounter with mainframe […]

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Defining Data Security Posture Management

Trevor Eddolls

June 8, 2023

If you haven’t heard of data security posture management (DSPM) yet, it’s because it is an emerging security practice. Its aim is to help organizations ensure that their cloud security is as strong as their mainframe security by automatically detecting and protecting data—and doing this in a dynamically changing environment. What Is Data Security Posture […]

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IBM Introduces Single Frame and Rack Mount IBM z16 and IBM LinuxONE 4

Emma Pitzl

April 4, 2023

Latest servers expand IBM Z offerings to small and medium businesses

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DevOps and Hybrid Cloud: A Q+A With Rosalind Radcliffe

Emma Pitzl

March 15, 2023

Much of Rosalind Radcliffe’s career has been spent ensuring DevOps can be cross platform and cross enterprise, including zSystems as part of hybrid cloud. Most recently, Radcliffe, IBM Fellow and CIO DevSecOps CTO, moved to the client side in the IBM CIO organization, a customer of the DevSecOps products. The IBM CIO’s office is responsible […]

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Teaching the New Class of Mainframe Architects

Beatrice Ogeh

February 23, 2023

For Bobby Houston, hybrid cloud architect at Kyndryl, the best part about the mainframe is the people. Pat Stanard, Houston’s mentor and chief mainframe architect at Kyndryl, is one of those people.   Houston and Stanard met through Aspiring Architects, a program started by Stanard that prepares participants for careers in mainframe architecture. Bobby went […]

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IBM Announces 2023 IBM Power Strategy

TechChannel

February 14, 2023

Today, IBM announced several updates to IBM Power, as well as its 2023 strategy for IBM Power clients and partners. Ken King, general manager of IBM Power, says, “It is well known but worth reiterating that IBM Power is designed for mission-critical workloads that require superior availability, reliability, security and performance. In other words, it’s […]

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IBM i Security in the Hybrid Workplace

Moshe Sofer

December 6, 2022

According to a recent AT&T work survey, “Hybrid work will be the foremost working model by 2024, with 56% of work done offsite.” Many companies that deployed remote work solutions during the pandemic found that employees working remotely can be as productive as being in the office. In addition, employees are demanding the flexibility to […]

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Moving Mainframe Apps to the Cloud: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Michelle Harris

November 29, 2022

Over the last few years there’s been a noticeable push from the big public cloud data center providers to encourage enterprises to move their zSystems mainframe applications to the cloud. Cloud providers are offering a mix of support to entice companies, including development and runtime environments, systems integration tools and expertise—plus assurances that moving to […]

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IBM Diamondback Tape Library: Storage for the Future

Emma Pitzl

November 22, 2022

In an age when data capacity is growing rapidly, the need for smart, sustainable, resilient storage solutions is growing just as quickly. Enter: IBM Diamondback Tape Storage. Released in October 2022, Diamondback is a next-generation, sustainable, ultra-high-density storage solution designed to protect against the constant threat of ransomware and data breaches in hybrid cloud environments. […]