What’s Old is New Again

At our office, we give our mainframe product managers and engineers a hard time.  When mainframe customers come in for meetings, we joke about ensuring that the customer briefing rooms have analog dial-up ports so our guests can check their AOL email during breaks. The reality is quite different. Yes, … READ MORE

Howard Rubin August 3rd, 2016

Episode #25: Mainframe Solutions with David Kipp

The recent EMC Forum events in both New York and Dallas featured a mainframe breakout track.  That’s right, mainframe is back; actually, it never went away.  The breakout track included:  “Mainframe: EMC Storage Solutions Vision and Strategy for z Systems”, “VMAX Mainframe Performance Update: Turbocharging Your Mission-Critical infrastructure with zBoost … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini December 9th, 2015

Does Business History Repeat Itself?

During my academic days, one of my fields of study was Business History. If the mantra of regular historians is “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” the maxim of business historians is “those who do not study the past will have to figure things out … READ MORE

Jon Fay March 26th, 2012
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