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Enterprise Unix Roundup: The Mainframe Goes Retro Chic

Jul 30, 2005, 01:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman)

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"This week, two systems vendors we follow came out with major mainframe announcements.

"In the past three years, the open source movement and Linux have helped fuel a new lease on life for the mainframe. Although there's nothing inherently closed about mainframes, traditionally the boxes have been closed, proprietary systems. Until recently, if you mentioned a mainframe to most sys admins, you would be greeted with either a blank stare or a stifled yawn.

"This is quickly changing, and mainframes are once again getting their due..."

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