See What the World’s Making Today. Made with IBM
The mainframe turns 50 years old this year and the many pundits and experts who predicted it would be long gone by now must be scratching their heads. Yes, it is still around and has acquired over 260 new accounts just since zEnterprise launch. It also has shipped over 320 hybrid computing units (not to be confused with zBX chassis only) since the zBX was introduced and kicked off hybrid mainframe computing.
IBM opens a new research lab in Africa.
If you’re a tech writer, you hear from a lot of public relations people pitching their clients’ wares. Usually, if I’m not interested in what they’re pitching, I just delete them. (The pitches, not the people.)
Today, though, my Inbox encountered a particularly persistent PR woman. She hadn’t…