As the market leader for Linux on System z, Novell is the only operating system vendor to support Linux on IBM mainframe
servers for its entire 10 year history and continues to capture market share with new customers and channel partners.
Linux-based applications were also about a half tof the roughly 1,000 new or updated applications produced for the IBM mainframe
in 2008, he company said.
SSH Communications Security Corp., a world-leading provider of enterprise security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol, has announced the industry's first IBM mainframe
Secure Shell solution that allows enterprises to directly transfer files using the native Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS) data sets.
However, the limitation that puts on HP going after the largest deals - plus the fact that the Comdisco business is almost exclusively IBM mainframe-based - means that others within the company are questioning how long it will be before it embraces IBM mainframe
The SPARCclassic goes beyond most PC capabilities in that it can serve as an all-purpose machine, able to run on DOS, UNIX and MacIntosh operating systems; and it can connect to IBM mainframes
, DEC VAXs, and PCs in a Novell network.
The first was to take translation software developed for IBM mainframes
and reduce it for the MSDOS platform, with all the simplifications inherent in an already too-simple program.
To get the system operating, analyst Mark Plumley faced a connectivity challenge, primarily printer-to-mainframe communications involving three new 3270-type IBM mainframes
that could utilize coaxial printers.
ITAU said that the network will be used to interconnect the bank's branch offices and automatic teller machines with IBM mainframes
at ITAU's central offices.
The IBM mainframes
will reportedly be a part of a major consolidation initiative within Postbank, underlining their core banking strategy and extending their technological competitive advantage.
The current status of COBOL on IBM mainframes
Today, the typical enterprise application in a large organization consists of dozens of COBOL programs running on an IBM mainframe