IT & Network Infrastructure : The IBM Mainframe: 50 Years of Big Iron Innovation

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2009-05-07 Print this article Print
The IBM Mainframe: 50 Years of Big Iron Innovation

The IBM Mainframe: 50 Years of Big Iron Innovation

IBM, long known for its mainframe capabilities, has not given up on the platform. In fact, IBM is working to make the mainframe even better for new workloads that include cloud computing, massive transactions, management of enterprise mobile solutions and a host of others. This slide show takes you through decades of IBM mainframe technology. The slides in this deck show early IBM data processing machines to the latest z10, which is a cornerstone of what IBM views as the New Enterprise Data Center.By Darryl K. Taft
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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