By Michael Coté on July 22, 2010
A new mainframe that pulls in Unix and Linux servers – does it prevent enough IT mess to move from x86?
By Michael Krigsman on July 22, 2010
In a classic case of the “blind leading the blind,” Texas accused IBM of failing to deliver on an $864 million IT initiative.
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By Merv Adrian on July 18, 2010
One of the more philosophical questions analysts like to ask is “What is Big Data?” It’s relative – it begs the question, “what’s big?” And that is a constantly moving number, and always assessed by comparison to the ridiculous amounts some companies work with. But Big Data as a concept in IT parlance today tends […]
By Tom Raftery on July 6, 2010
I wrote (and subsequently updated) a post a few weeks ago reviewing the Sustainability Reports of various companies in the technology space. I updated the review again this afternoon (see the updated review below) with the 2009 reports from IBM, Adobe and SAS. Something which struck me previously, and which hasn’t changed […]
By Michael Coté on November 19, 2009
While at the IBM software group analyst event this year, along with several other analysts, I was invited to a lunch from the IBM systems group (or, “STG”) – hardware, from x to z, including storage. In particular, it was the new general manager, Helene Armitage, for software in the systems group talking about the […]
By Jeff Nolan on October 25, 2009
What comes after hard drives? Good question and one that is critical to our future computing ambitions.
According to a new study, if HDDs continue to progress at their current pace, then in 2020 a two-disk, 2.5-inch disk drive will be capable of storing more than 14 TB and will cost about $40 (today, […]