Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Today's News: Big gamble for Big Iron?

Search390.com: Today's News
August 09, 2005
___________________________________

ISSUE SPONSORED BY: Replace SDSF with better spool mgmt. software

......................................................................
IN THIS ISSUE

-- IBM, DTCC integrate legacy financial applications
-- Black Hat researcher Lynn no hero to global security
-- IBM says pSeries keeps Unix afloat
-- Big Blue markets low end grid
-- The z9 explained
-- Integrate CICS with Web services
-- Mainframe trivia mania

HEADLINES
----------------------------------------------------------------------
IBM, DTCC INTEGRATE LEGACY FINANCIAL APPLICATIONS | Search390.com

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. consolidated 70 Assembler and
COBOL apps with IBM's new WebSphere data integration suite. Is this a
big gamble for Big Iron?

>> Read this story:
http://search390.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid10_gci1114018,00.html?track=NL-170&ad=524746

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: SPONSOR :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

Replace SDSF with better spool mgmt. software

Superior functionality at 1/3 the cost of SDSF
Users impressed with (E)JES for its technical superiority and ease of
implementation are saying..."(E)JES beats the pants off of
SDSF!!!"..."(E)JES looks outstanding!"..."Great tool!" Replace your
old SDSF software with (E)JES today and pay only 1/3 of your existing
fees. With a technically superior solution and little or no training
at two-thirds less, there is no reason not to switch to (E)JES!
To learn more or view a demo, click here:
http://ad.doubleclick.net/adi/s390/em;pos=2;gci=524746;sz=1x1;ord=397405284?tt=1

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

BLACK HAT RESEARCHER LYNN NO HERO TO GLOBAL SECURITY

Columnist says Mike Lynn did IT security no favors; hopefully his
presentation won't be the catalyst for a superworm.
(SearchSecurity.com)
>> Read the story:
http://search390.techtarget.com/newsItem/0,289139,sid10_gci1114236,00.html?track=NL-170&ad=524746

IBM SAYS PSERIES KEEPS UNIX AFLOAT | IT Jungle

According to Big Blue, Unix isn't dead -- but IBM's competitors are.
With HP transitioning from PA-RISC to Itanium, and Sun from
Sparc-Solaris to Opteron-Solaris, IBM says its carrying Unix.
>> Read the story:
http://search390.techtarget.com/newsItem/0,289139,sid10_gci1114232,00.html?track=NL-170&ad=524746

BIG BLUE MARKETS LOW END GRID | Internet News

The new IBM initiative called Grid and Grow is a packaged set of
hardware, software and services that includes IBM's BladeCenter
hardware. The entry price is $49,000.
>> Read this story:
http://search390.techtarget.com/newsItem/0,289139,sid10_gci1114227,00.html?track=NL-170&ad=524746

ALSO ON SEARCH390.COM
----------------------------------------------------------------------
THE Z9 EXPLAINED | FEATURED TOPIC

IBM recently announced the z9, its largest mainframe yet. But the z9
is more than just a larger mainframe. The platform contains security
and other more subtle improvements. We have collected all our recent
z9 coverage for you in this Featured Topic.
>> Click here:
http://search390.techtarget.com/featuredTopic/0,290042,sid10_gci1112592,00.html?track=NL-170&ad=524746

INTEGRATE CICS WITH WEB SERVICES | TIP

Web services involve a lot of hype, but the technology does have
merit. This column by Steve Craggs of the Integration Consortium
explores how CICS can be integrated with Web services.
>> Click here:
http://search390.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid10_gci1111152,00.html?track=NL-170&ad=524746

MAINFRAME TRIVIA MANIA | QUIZ

Summertime often equals vacation time. But picking up the slack for
vacating co-workers is taxing. To brighten your day, we have
collected all our quizzes in this Featured Topic. Take a minute (or
20) and test your knowledge on a wide range of mainframe issues from
DB2 V8 to CICS acronyms.
>> Click here:
http://search390.techtarget.com/featuredTopic/0,290042,sid10_gci1103677,00.html?track=NL-170&ad=524746

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

CONTACT US:

Sales
For sales inquiries, please contact us at:
mailto:bmcgovern@techtarget.com

Editorial
For feedback about any of our articles or to send us your article
ideas, please contact us at:
mailto:ehurley@techtarget.com

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

ABOUT THIS E-NEWSLETTER

This e-newsletter is published by Search390.com, a targeted Web
site from TechTarget, the most targeted IT media and events company.
TechTarget offers magazines, Web sites, e-newsletters, Webcasts and
conferences for enterprise IT professionals.
Copyright 2005 TechTarget. All rights reserved.

_____________________________________________________________________

To unsubscribe from "Today's News":

Go to unsubscribe: http://Search390.com/u?em=pet.computter%40gmail.com&uid=3058509&cid=524746&track=NL-170

Please note, unsubscribe requests may take up to 24 hours to process;
you may receive additional mailings during that time. A confirmation
e-mail will be sent when your request has been successfully
processed.

Contact us:
Search390
Member Services
117 Kendrick Street, Suite 800
Needham, MA 02494