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Shining the Spotlight on IBM Z Mainframe Innovations

Mary Welder

June 7, 2024

How the Telum chip, hybrid cloud, AI, quantum-safe cryptography, rack-mount configuration and open-source technology continue to drive the platform forward


Cybersecurity in the Quantum Age

Neil Tardy

June 5, 2024

IBM’s Anne Dames and NIST’s Andrew Regenscheid offer key cybersecurity considerations as the quantum computing era approaches


Mainframe, Security and More: A Review of 2022 and a Look at 2023

Trevor Eddolls

January 19, 2023

2022 was the year people decided whether they wanted to go back to working in an office environment, or whether they preferred to work from home. At some organizations, management feared they would lose control of employees they couldn’t see all day. Other companies trusted their staff to complete tasks at times that suited them—given […]


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 […]


Closing the Skills Gap Through Mainframe Optimization

September 13, 2022

Mainframe environments are continuously evolving—from the shift toward hybrid cloud, to accelerated application development processes and more. This movement toward optimization has left enterprises poised to better address the mainframe skills gap. And, these innovations are possible because of the brilliant technologists on the platform. In this TechChannel e-book, IBM’s Yvette LaMar and Meredith Stowell explain […]


IBM z16 Accelerates AI, Simplifies Compliance, Safeguards Data and Avoids Outages

Neil Tardy

June 7, 2022

Following the IBM z16 GA on May 31, IBM’s Kelly Pushong highlights key IBM z16 benefits, community reactions and the importance of collaboration for this latest zSystems release


IBM Reaffirms Commitment to Hybrid Cloud, AI and Security Initiatives

Laura DiDio

May 17, 2022

Insights from IBM’s Roger Premo on IBM’s business strategy and how it influenced the Think 2022 conference


IBM Aims for the Hybrid Cloud and Increases Security With the New z16

Laura DiDio

April 5, 2022

IBM today unveiled the z16 enterprise server, the latest release in its line of IBM Z mainframe systems. The new z16 delivers a slew of embedded, advanced capabilities aimed at hardening security, boosting performance, delivering greater value and cost efficiencies, and making analytics accessible and easy to use for non-data scientists to deliver immediate value. […]


Subhasish Sarkar on Being Active as a Mainframer

Reg Harbeck

December 1, 2020

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with my fellow IBM mainframe Champion, Subhasish Sarkar. Subhasish is based in India and he is a very, very, very active mainframer. I just, my mind boggles at how much stuff this guy does, and so I'm just really delighted to be interviewing him […]


Classical Computing and Quantum Computing Can Work Together

January 3, 2020

Breathless ‘end of the classical computer’ articles, quantum supremacy and ‘broken security’ hysterics to the contrary, pitting classical versus quantum computing is not the issue. What is at issue is determining how to most effectively exploit each architecture. Quantum computing’s major strength doesn’t lie in simply analyzing Big Data. While the speed of quantum is […]