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The Return of the Mainframe

Mar 01, 2008, 09:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Patrizio)

"IBM this week introduced the first major overhaul to its System z mainframe line in three years. This latest Big Iron from IBM could be a welcome development for the company, which has seen its mainframe business struggle for several months.

"For the past two quarters, both Gartner and IDC noted that IBM's System z and System i families of mainframe and midrange computers, have been down compared to 2006 sales, while System p (RISC) and System x (x86) are up..."

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