"IBM will spend $100 million over the next five years to make
its mainframe line easier to administer and program, the company
"IBM's decades-old mainframe lineage, called System z and
running the z/OS operating system, has grown increasingly distant
from mainstream computing with the rise of computers running Unix,
Windows and Linux. Big Blue is trying to change that with a modern
user interface, visual programming tools and other developments,
the company said..."