Let’s face it right now, this pandemic has been bleak. It’s affected each and every one of us, it’s made us re-evaluate our lives and driven unprecedented acceleration in Digital Transformation. Not by choice, by necessity. I find myself overly … Continue reading Now is Definitely No Time To Die for IBM’s Mighty Mainframe nor 007
AWS at their recent reinvent conference announced they are coming after the mainframe again. AWS has made pretty much the same announcement at every one of the last three Re:Invent conferences. So what did AWS announce? Well not much of anything, in reality … Continue reading AWS comes after mainframe (again)
Recently I had the pleasure of hosting a LinkedIn live session for IBM Systems with a stellar panel of guests. I want to summarize the conversation we had and the nuggets of insight I took away. We structured our time together around the recent Secrets from … Continue reading The 4 open source “secrets” your business requires
As we are approaching the end of an unusual year, a difficult 2020 with a global pandemic and high unemployment that has disrupted the lives of so many people, I’m reflecting on some of the positives that we can take … Continue reading 2020 The Year of AI Open-Source Software in the Mainframe
It would be fair to say we have had a difficult year. No individual has kept their routine, no family has avoided some upheaval or distress, no neighbourhood is without a sad tale, no business has survived unscathed – all … Continue reading 2020 Report Card: COBOL (still) Rocks…
As we engage with clients, one question is coming up more and more “How do I reduce my spend with Oracle?” some of the more disenfranchised clients are going further and asking IBM “how do I get out of ever … Continue reading STOP | DROP | SWAP – How to Reduce Your Oracle Spend in 3 Easy Steps.
It is November, and as I sit on my desk to write this blog, I see the beautiful colors of autumn through my window. The technology that is available for us today reminds me of one of Jim Bishop’s quotes: … Continue reading Open Source Driven Innovation: IBM Cloud Paks and Red Hat OpenShift 4.6 now available for IBM Z and LinuxONE
We at the Open Mainframe Project were blown away by the enthusiasm and community support at our inaugural Open Mainframe Summit. We are finishing up the event transparency report, which will provide a full breakdown of the event. Here are … Continue reading Open Mainframe Summit review…
We hear a lot of buzzwords in the industry right now, almost as if the buzzword engine is running on jet fuel. In your role as a senior leader in the IT function, how do you cut through the noise and … Continue reading Hybrid Multi-Cloud – The New Reality
On this day five years ago IBM launched LinuxONE, a new family of mission-critical Linux-only servers. In this blog, we plan to give you a behind the curtain view of how IBM brings to market a new product, discuss some … Continue reading LinuxONE is 5 Years Old Today!!!