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BMC automates the mainframe change ticket

Mainframe operators using BMC software may now be able to enjoy the speedy, devops-style development pace that is quickly becoming the norm for customer-facing mobile applications and Internet services.

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Ding-dong! AIX is dead: IBM doubles-down on Linux (as Microsoft gives up)

Penguin-power suffocates AIX as it sleeps. IBM (NYSE:IBM) is pouring more money into Linux. This time, it's to get people to use Linux on its POWER servers. But that doesn't mean IBM is killing AIX. Oh no. Not at all. Honestly....

Steve Ballmer was actually fired, sources say. So what now?

Goodbye, Steve. We'll miss your 'unique' presentation style. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer was fired, say sources. Not that this is a huge surprise to industry-watchers: Who seriously believed he'd actually decided to...

First look: Windows Server Blue beta shows compelling improvements

There's a lot to like in Windows Server 2012 R2, but the key question centers around how Microsoft will handle licensing, our reviewer says. That alone might be the gating factor for the eventual success of this OS release.

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