COBOL coders needed again as mainframe projects increase

While the popularity of client servers and distributed computing seemed to mark the end of the "big iron" age, recent developments indicate mainframes may be around for many more years.Unfortunately the talent needed

Published on: January 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM led alliance shares eco-friendly technology with the world

A move by an alliance of global technology firms headed by IBM to share eco-friendly technology with the rest of the world could bring some benefits to smaller firms but the initiative is

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM led alliance shares eco-friendly technology with the world

A move by an alliance of global technology firms headed by IBM to share eco-friendly technology with the rest of the world could bring some benefits to smaller firms but the initiative is

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM purchase of Cognos brings turmoil and opportunity to BI mid-market space

Small and medium-sized businesses in the market for business intelligence (BI) software will benefit from IBM's US$5 billion offer to acquire Cognos Inc., according to industry analysts.Insiders predict there will be "initial turmoil"

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

IBM/ISS Proventia MX5010 has high IPS catch rate

The Proventia MX5010 is an amazingly fast Internet Protocol Security (IPS) which outclassed the competition when it came to detecting the attacks we threw at it. Unfortunately, that world-class IPS is housed in

Published on: November 9th, 2007 Joel Snyder

Big Iron’s back

Mainframes were supposed to fade away as the industry moved deeper into client/server computing, but rumours of its death turned out to be greatly exaggerated. IBM, among others, continues to do a brisk

Published on: November 5th, 2007 Dave Webb

IBM

Storage IBM and AGS provide server studio and Sentinel R.6.1 IBM and AGS Ltd., announced that the Server Studio and Sentinel R. 6.1 -- the principal suite of integrated system management tools for IBM

Published on: July 6th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

IBM takes on HP, Sun with blade system

IBM has thrown its weight into the latest battle among hardware vendors by introducing the next generation of its BladeCenter Systems. “No issue is more front and centre today than the cost of

Published on: December 19th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Vendors pin market share hopes on Intel quad-core processors

IBM and Hewlett-Packard have become the first vendors to release quad-core servers, which the companies says offer up to four times the performance of systems in their lineups from a year ago.“These systems

Published on: November 16th, 2006 Howard Solomon

IBM moves towards

IBM said it is changing the way it delivers some of its communications services in order to iron out any inconsistencies - particularly for projects that are rolled out in multiple sites.“We've had

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Cape Breton Police prepare searchable crime archive

The Cape Breton Regional Police are preparing to use an open source database tool to analyze information about their investigations – starting with a murder case that’s already been solved. Officials from the

Published on: August 21st, 2006 Shane Schick

IBM establishes oil resource facility in Alberta

IBM Canada is hoping to help solve the problem of exchanging information between members of the oil sands development industry by investing in a dedicated resource centre in Alberta.The company announced the opening

Published on: June 27th, 2006 Shane Schick

‘Ignite’ sparks tech interest in First Nations

Launched last year, IBM Canada Ltd.'s Igniting Interest in Technology and Engineering (Ignite) program seems to have caught fire across the country, and particularly kindled interest in Manitoba, where the provincial government plans

Published on: June 26th, 2006 Grant Buckler

WarrenShepell embarks on three-year IT growth plan

WarrenShepell describes its $3-million IT investment in health and wellness services as the largest system improvement made to employee assistance programs (EAP) in Canada.The company provides these services to more than 2,500 organizations

Published on: May 15th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh