Last updated November 13, 2017---- A listing of all of The Clipper Group's publications that are on the web relating to servers and operating environments, in reverse chronological order.

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The Clipper Group's Research and Publications

We publish many newsletters, but only when we have something important to say to our clients and prospects.  More than 860 reports are on this web site.

The Clipper Group NavigatorTM, first published in 1993, describes new technologies and innovative products and the business values that they bring to the enterprise. It is targeted at business readers, in general, and decision makers in the information technology community, in particular.

The Clipper Group ExplorerTM, first published in 1996, is a tutorial on a complex information technology issue from a business value perspective. The targeted readers are senior executives who are not necessarily IT experts.  It has been replaced by Clipper NotesTM, below.

The Clipper Group ObserverTM, first published in 1996, focuses on users' experiences with leading-edge technology. The goal is to present mini case studies that describe what works, and to clarify the important business values.
The Clipper Group Captain's LogTM, created in 2001, is a quick take on a vendor or product announcement, or other relevant happening. These are short opinion pieces.
The Clipper Group VoyagerTM, begun in 2005, focuses on mid-sized and smaller organizations. The goal is to have a special bulletin for those orgainzations with smaller IT operations and budgets than found in the largest enterprises.
Clipper NotesTM,  begun in 2007, is our new bulletin for tutorials.  Here you will get vendor-agnostic explanations and advice targeted at the IT buyer.

The Clipper Group CalulatorTM, begun in 2013, is our new bulletin for Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) studies.  Here you will get vendor-agnostic TCO data, explanations and advice targeted at the IT buyer..

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  • There are many analysts' reports and bulletins below, dating back to 1/1/2000. They are listed in chronological order, with the most recent listed first.


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    Clipper's Publication Catalog

    The publications below are listed in reverse chronological order. All are copyrighted by The Clipper Group, Inc.

    Published in 2017

    NavigatorTM

    Linux is Linux but Even More on IBM LinuxONE  (Updated November 13, 2017)

    Captain's LogTM

    Riding the Dinosaur for 51 Years (July 17, 2017)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM z14 - The New Standard for Modern Digital Enterprises  (July 17, 2017)

    Published in 2016

    NavigatorTM

    IBM z Systems Get a Big Charge Out of Spark Analytics  (October 21, 2016)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM’s Blockchain Initiatives - More Secure with Mainframe Systems  (August 12, 2016)

    NavigatorTM

    Oracle Improves Security and Simplicity for Scale-Out and Cloud Architectures with New SPARC S7 Servers  (August 9, 2016)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM z Systems Opens Up Secure Clouds and Introduces the z13s  (February 16, 2016)

    NavigatorTM

    Open for the Digital Business - IBM Announces LinuxONE Systems  (updated February 16, 2016)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2015

    NavigatorTM

    Open for the Digital Business - IBM Announces LinuxONE Systems  (December 7, 2015)

    NavigatorTM

    Oracle Unleashes Line-up of Enterprise Servers - New SPARC M7 Microprocessor Leads the Way  (November 16, 2015)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM z/OS Version 2.2 Accelerates IBM z Systems for the Digital Enterprise  (September 30, 2015)

    NavigatorTM

    Why the IBM Mainframe is the Right Place for Enterprise Systems of Engagement and Insight  (Updated February 17, 2015)

    NavigatorTM

    The IBM z Systems and the New IBM z13 - Ready to Transform Your Enterprise (Updated May 21, 2015)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2014

    NavigatorTM

    When a Secure Mobile Host Platform is Required - Go with IBM zEnterprise (October 9, 2014)

    NavigatorTM

    Simplifying the Virtual Data Center - CloudPhysics Predictive Analytics Makes It Easy (August 22, 2014)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM's Enterprise Cloud Server - A Faster and Better On Ramp to Cloud Infrastructure (June 12, 2014)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Opens Power Systems to a Much Broader Audience with More Performant and Cost-Effective POWER8 Servers (May 13, 2014)

    Captain's LogTM

    The History of the Enterprise Cloud as Seen by an "Old Mainframer” (April 11, 2014)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM zEnterprise is Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure (April 8, 2014)

    NavigatorTM

    The IBM X6 Family - Taking Infrastructure to the Next Level (March 14, 2014)

    NavigatorTM

    Changing the Paradigm of the Enterprise Server - HP Meets the Increasing Demands of Business Data (February 26, 2014)

    NavigatorTM

    Who Says that Infrastructure Doesn't Matter? Not HP! (February 17, 2014)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2013

    NavigatorTM

    Agile Application Development on System z - Is It Keeping Up with Your Business? (December 13, 2013)

    Captain's LogTM

    The Search for an "All-in-One" Solution for Your Data Center - Why You May Want to Think Differently Now (November 18, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    SimpliVity Strikes Again! Further Attacking Complexity in the Data Center (October 31, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    Why More of Your Mission-Critical Business Should Be Processed on IBM System z (October 16, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    Improving Your Data Center Through Integration - Oracle Delivers an Improved SuperCluster (July 23, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM’s IMS - Myths, Realities, and Opportunities (July 23, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM z/OS Version 2 - Ready to Go (July 23, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM’s zEnterprise BC12 - More of What You Need (July 23, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    Enabling Your Mainframe Data on Mobile Devices (April 23, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    Do You Need to Make Infrastructure Matter? - HP is Making It Happen (April 20, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    Resetting the Server Bar - Oracle Claims Database Performance Superiority (April 19, 2013)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Extends the Reach of POWER7+ - Introducing POWER7+ Servers for the Rest of Us (February 5, 2013)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2012

    NavigatorTM

    Addressing New Business Analytics Challenges - When the IBM zEnterprise Really Makes Sense (December 21, 2012)

    NavigatorTM

    Location, Location, Location - HP Brings the Data Closer (November 30, 2012)

    NavigatorTM

    Removing Complexity from the Infrastructure - SimpliVity Simplifies the Data Center (October 21, 2012)

    NavigatorTM

    Raising the Ceiling for a Cloud Data Center - IBM Enhances Power Systems (October 16, 2012)

    NavigatorTM

    The IBM zEnterprise EC12 - Bigger, Better, Faster (August 28, 2012)

    NavigatorTM

    The zEnterprise Hybrid Model - Where Goest Thou? (Updated August 28, 2012)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM's PowerLinux Increases Efficiency and Reduces TCO and TCA (June 13, 2012)

    Captain's LogTM

    Why Reasonable Fear is a Good Thing (at Least Some of the Time) (May 3, 2012)

    Captain's LogTM

    Is IT Trustworthy? (or Who Do You Trust?) (April 24, 2012)

    Captain's LogTM

    IBM Changes Its z/OS Release Plan and Extends Its Support (Updated April 11, 2012)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM’s Offering for a Smart, Private Cloud Sits on a Strong Foundation (February 1, 2012)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Moving to a Private Cloud? Infrastructure Really Matters! (January 25, 2012)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2011

    NavigatorTM

    HP Raises the Bar for Hyperscale Computing While Lowering Energy Requirements and TCO (December 20, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM's PowerHA - A Win-Win Strategy for Mitigating Risks and Being Prepared (December 12, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM’s zEnterprise Really Stretches Its Boundaries - New Windows Are Opened (October 12, 2011)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Disasters Remind Us Why We Need a High-Availability Data Center - How Prepared are You? (September 30, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Continues Extension of z/VSE - More Function for Midrange Mainframe Users (September 6, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM GDPS Actively Advances - Better To Be Up Than Down (August 24, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Data Center Infrastructure in a POD (August 18, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM zEnterprise in the Midmarket - Revolution or Evolution? (July 12, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    Redefining the High-End Server - IBM Upgrades System x for Large Workloads (May 20, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    With Enhanced POWER7 Systems, IBM Again Raises the Ceiling on UNIX Systems (May 10, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    ManageEngine's IT360 - Pulling Down IT Silos for Enterprises and Enterprise-Class Aspirants (May 8, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    NEC Improves Scalability with Intel E7 - Delivering Increased Performance and Reliability (April 19, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    EMC NetWorker Offers Eight Ways to Back Up a VMware Virtual Machine (April 18, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    Raising the Ceiling on HP Integrity - Intel and HP Roadmaps Breathe New Life for Itanium (April 8, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    AutoVirt Enhances File Migration Experience - Preemptively Identifies Trouble Spots (March 24, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Simplifies the Enterprise Data Center with Flexibility, Performance and Convergence (March 1, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    TransLattice Provides The Best of Both Worlds in a Single Platform (February 9, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    HPC Computing in an Integrated Environment - Dell Delivers Virtualization with AMD (February 7, 2011)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Systems Software - A Sea Change for Enterprise IT Managements (January 21, 2011)

    Captain's LogTM

    NetApp's Crafty Acquisition of Akorri Will Be Boon to Users - and Not Just NetApp Users (January 20, 2011)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2010

    NavigatorTM

    Kaminario K2 Balances an IT Seesaw - Matching I/O Rate to Processor Characteristics (November 4, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Debunking the FUD - Oracle Speaks (At Last!) (October 27, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Stratus Raises Hyper-V Virtualization to Fault Tolerance for the Data Center (October 18, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Hardware Enforced Security - A Good Foundation (October 18, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Vblock Infrastructure Packages - Ready for Takeoff (October 4, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Raising the Ceiling on Data Center Performance - and Lowering the Entry-Level, as Well (September 27, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    zEnterprise Breaks Through Pricing Barriers - Big Rewards Will Promote Growth (September 24, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    "Here I Come to Save the Day" - HP Steps Up for the Littlest Data Center (September 21, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Delivering IT's Server Cloud - Fujitsu's PRIMERGY CX1000 Serves as Scalable Infrastructure and Orchestrator (July 22, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM zEnterprise Builds Business Value in an Age of Colossal Computing (July 22, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    The IBM zEnterprise System Reaches Out - Higher, Wider and Deeper (July 22, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Capturing The Rewards of Server Diversity - IBM's New Approach (July 22, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Xsigo Extends Reach with VP560 I/O Director - Right Product for Managing Modern-Day Clutter (May 25, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Simplifying the Data Center Environment with a Mission-Critical Converged Infrastructure (May 14, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Rational Adds UNIX Tools and Redefines Next-Generation Enterprise Development (May 11, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Akorri's BalancePoint Fills Unmet Need for Virtualization Diagnostics (March 31, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Introduces More-Efficient x86 Servers - Improving Virtualization, Energy, Lowering TCO (March 26, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Viridity Software Brings Much-Needed Power-Efficiency Monitoring and Management to Data Centers (March 23, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM x86 Processor Infrastructure - Creating an Enterprise-Class x86 Server (March 9, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    The Mainframe and Its Storage - The Search for Optimized Infrastructure (March 4, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Optimizing the Enterprise Data Center - POWER7 Powers a Smarter Infrastructure (March 4, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    EMC RecoverPoint and VMware - Managing Data Replication and Recovery the Easy Way (February 27, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM and Fujifilm Increase Tape Density - Raising the Bar on Tape Capacity (February 10, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    LTO Consortium Announces Next Gen Tape - LTO-5 Raises the Bar for Tier-3 Storage (January 31, 2010)

    NavigatorTM

    Drobo Upgrades the SOHO Data Center - Enables Enterprise Features for the SMB (January 27, 2010)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2009

    ObserverTM

    IBM Smart Analytics Cloud - A "Big Bang" Delivers Internal Business and Performance Clarity (November 20, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Accelerating Database Access - Sun Shines with Flash-Based SSD (November 4, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Simplifying the SMB IT Experience - Dell Expands Data Center Options (September 29, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    New Microsoft Releases Are Coming - EMC Wants You to Seize the Day (September 23, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Takes Command of the UNIX Data Center - POWER7 Enables Growth, Lower Cost (September 21, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Tranxition Optimizes the User Face of IT Systems (August 28, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Getting the Most Out of Virtualization - EMC Consulting Virtualizes Tier-One Enterprise Apps (August 24, 2009)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Reducing TCO of the Enterprise Data Center - Upgrading and Replacing Aging x86 Infrastructure (August 7, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Refreshes System x Product Set - Introduces 6-Core Opteron to the Data Center (July 28, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Simplifying UNIX Migration - Dell and Red Hat Pave the Way (July 1, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Extreme Scale Out (ExSO) Provides Data Center Drudgery Reduction (June 30, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Expands Server Toolkit - Provides Enhanced Options for Data Center (June 29, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Odyssey Software's Device Management Enables New Edge Capabilities for Business Benefit (May 31, 2009)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Is Your I.T. Infrastructure Ready for Tomorrow? - Preparing for a 10 GbE Future (May 29, 2009)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Migrate from a Proprietary Server Architecture? - Open Systems Provide Way to Exit Money Pit (May 27, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    System z as a Cloud for Business Services - Available Today to Meet the Needs of Tomorrow (April 23, 2009)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Understanding the Dimensions of Cloud Infrastructure in Order to Harvest the Benefits (April 22, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell PowerEdge with Xeon 5500 - Simplifying an Optimized Data Center (April 5, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Lowers TCO in the Data Center - Innovation Surrounding Nehalem Scores Big (March 30, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Simplifying and Optimizing I.T. - Dell Helps Control Data Center TCO (March 30, 2009)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Feeling Overwhelmed in the Data Center? - Understanding Why Will Help You Navigate (March 26, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Continuity Software's RecoverGuard, Disaster Recovery and High-Availability Assurance, and Your Job Security (March 13, 2009)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Smart Infrastructure Represents Significant Turning Point for Data Centers (March 11, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    The Mainframe at 45 Delivers Thirteen Dimensions of Excellence (February 28, 2009)

    NavigatorTM

    Virtualizing Open Systems Servers with SMP - ScaleMP Lowers TCO, Raises Performance (January 23, 2009)

    Clipper NotesTM

    The New Rules of IT Management - Building Service-Centric IT (January 16, 2009)

    Captain's LogTM

    Vendor Spotlight - Have You Also Considered NEC? (January 15, 2009)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2008

    Captain's LogTM

    As the Cloud Turns - A Cloud Computing and Storage Exposé (December 18, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Builds a Greener Environment Through a Virtualized Networking Infrastructure (December 5, 2008)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Capping Energy Demand in the Data Center - "It's Not Easy Being Green!" (November 24, 2008)

    Captain's LogTM

    Are You Running Your Data Center Like A Hedge Fund? (October 31, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM i - Using a Common Platform to Reduce TCO with Higher Performance and Lower Energy Consumption (October 30, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Having Your Cake and Eating It, Too - Doing More with Less with IBM's z10 BC (October 21, 2008)

    Captain's LogTM

    Mainframe as Mild-Mannered Superhero? (October 21, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Improving Performance, Scalability with Standards - IBM One-Ups the Competition (October 10, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Adapting the Infrastructure for Virtualization - HP Virtualizes the Blade (October 10, 2008)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Greening the Data Center Requires Refocusing from "Bigger-Better-Sooner" to "Wise Use" (September 25, 2008)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Perceiving the Dark Side of the Moon - Knowing When Scale-up Computing Makes Sense (September 23, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    The Future of Virtual I/O in the Data Center is Now (August 28, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Sun and Fujitsu Ignite Enterprise Systems with a New SPARC (August 11, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Embotics V-Commander 2.0 - Lifecycle Management for Virtual Machines (July 21, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Adds Blades to NonStop Architecture - Improves Performance, No Impact on Reliability (June 26, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Tames the Mega Center - Increasing Density While Lowering TCO (June 19, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    VMware Introduces Security Technology to Make Virtualization Hosts VMsafe (June 6, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Changes Paradigm for "Megaplex" Provisioning (April 25, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    New Citrix XenDesktop Brings JIT to the Virtual Desktop (April 14, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Citrix and the Virtualization Juggernaut (April 3, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM's System z10 EC Meets the 21st Century Infrastructure Challenge (February 26, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Providing Choice for the Data Center - Dell Introduces New PowerEdge Blade Solution (February 19, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Symantec's Online Backup as a Service for SMBs (February 18, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    TekTools' Profiler for VMware Virtual Infrastructure Helps Better Manage IT Resources (February 12, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Blue Clouds on the Horizon - IBM Designs for the Stratosphere (February 11, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Offers Simplified I.T. Management - "Have I.T. Your Way" (February 7, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    Microsoft 2008 is Here - and EMC is a Key Partner in Enabling Its Reach into Mission-Critical IT (January 24, 2008)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2007

    NavigatorTM

    Microsoft 2008 is Here - and EMC is a Key Partner in Enabling Its Reach into Mission-Critical IT (January 24, 2008)

    NavigatorTM

    For a More Secure SOA at Less Cost, Use System z and DataDirect (December 3, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM's Answer for Improved Data Center I/O - BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager (November 6, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    PCI DSS Compliance and System z - A Combination That Makes Sense (October 31, 2007)

    Captain's LogTM

    The Brave New World of PCI DSS  - Why You May Need to Think Differently about Your Systems Architecture(s) (October 31, 2007)

    Captain's LogTM

    Roddenberry, Einstein and the Dinosaur - Considering the Unfathomable in IT Optimization (October 8, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    NEC Takes Risk Out of Consolidation - Simplifies LAN Deployment, Reliability (August 29, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Sun Adds Functionality to Performance with T2 - It's in There! (August 7, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Expands Energy Efficiency Offering - Adds More Opteron Choices to Two-Socket Menu (June 30, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM's BladeCenter Family - The Right Choice for the SMB or Enterprise (June 30, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    UNIX Consolidation and Virtualization - IBM Supercharges System p with POWER6 (June 12, 2007)

    Captain's LogTM

    EMC Thinks Differently about IT (as We Used to Know It) (May 15, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Business Opportunity is Fleeting - Seize the Day with HP Neoview (May 7, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Reliable Platforms for the SMB - IBM Introduces Asset Elasticity for System i (May 4, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Fault Tolerance for the Windows Environment - When It Positively, Absolutely Has To Be There (April 26, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Applications without Deployment - Thinstall Delivers Them On the Fly (April 20, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM System z Security Covers the Enterprise End to End (April 18, 2007)

    Clipper NotesTM

    The Challenge of Enterprise Security (April 5, 2007)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Reducing Cost and Improving Performance - Consolidating the Smaller Data Center (March 31, 2007)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Managing IT Procurement - Partnership is Better than Transaction (Updated April 22, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Oh, The Things You Can Do ... with z/VM 5.3! (February 28, 2007)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Virtual Machines - Three Things to Consider + Three Ways to Use  (Part 2 of a Multi-Part Series on Server Virtualization) (February 28, 2007)

    Clipper NotesTM

    Server Virtualization Made Real  (Part 1 of a Multi-Part Series on Server Virtualization) (February 27, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Levanta Takes Management Pain Out of Linux (January 30, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Increases Blade Performance, Lowers Cost - Eliminating the Fight, Enabling the Switch(es) (January 29, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Symantec’s Dashboard - a Kaleidoscope of Options (January 23, 2007)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Delivers Quad-Core for the Real World (January 18, 2007)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2006

    NavigatorTM

    RedCannon - Answering the Needs of the Road Warrior and the DR Planner (December 27, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Symantec Continues to Deliver on Its Promise of Automation with Veritas Application Director (December 5, 2006)

    ObserverTM

    A Solution for Rapid Growth and Constant Change - Start-up Nexxar Group Chooses a Mainframe (November 18, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Expands Server Family - Introducing the PowerEdge with Opteron (November 16, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Finisar Identifies SAN Problems (November 15, 2006)

    ObserverTM

    eBay Infrastructure - A Prototype for the Future (November 9, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Aperture Improves the Way Companies Run Data Centers (November 3, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Be Ready ... Microsoft 2007 is Coming! - and EMC is a Microsoft Partner of Surprising Depth (October 16, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Upgrades Integrity to Dual-Core Itanium 2 - Worth the Wait? Most Definitely! (October 8, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Multiplexes the Data Center with SOA and Grid (September 30, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Delivers Improved PowerEdge 6800s With Latest Intel Technology (September 29, 2006)

    Captain's LogTM

    The Greening of the Data Center (September 19, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Gives Enterprises Options for Encryption (August 28, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM's System p - Pathway to Consolidation (August 24, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM System z9 Delivers A Mainframe-Class Solution for SAP (August 22, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Makes Big Blue "Green" - Using Open Systems to Reduce Data Center TCO (August 22, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Sun Gains Edge with Sun Fire Extensions (August 8, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Provides New Servers with Premium Services (July 18, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Second Generation BladesSystem Gives HP Blades an "Edge" (July 11, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Scale Up? Scale Out? HP Scales Down NonStop for SME (July 3, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    System z9 BC - A Mainframe for the Not-So-Large Enterprise (May 23, 2006)

    Captain's LogTM

    Mainframe Mythologies Live On - Setting the Record Straight (May 23, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Symantec's Data Center Foundation (May 8, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Standardizes for Grid Computing and Partners for Enterprise Simplification (May 4, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    Sun Improves Performance and Lowers TCO with UltraSPARC T1 (April 18, 2006)

    Captain's LogTM

    NetXen Serves the Future to You Today (March 27, 2006)

    Captain's LogTM

    Disaster Recovery 2006 - Remember the People (March 9, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Introduces On-Demand Scalability for the System i5 (March 8, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    PlateSpin Builds Flexibility into a Clone-Based Data Center Lifestyle (February 8, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM BladeCenter H Improves Performance and Reduces Cost (February 8, 2006)

    Captain's LogTM

    Tacit Networks Goes the Last Mile to Change the WAFS Game (February 7, 2006)

    NavigatorTM

    System z9 Adds zIIP to Ally with DB2 on z/OS to Better Serve the Onslaught of Business Data (January 24, 2006)

    Captain's LogTM

    EMC Cuts a Deal with Acxiom - and Crosses the Chasm in Many Dimensions (January 13, 2006)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2005

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Completes PowerEdge Dual-Core Upgrade - Integrates MS/SQL 2005 with Xeon MP (November 1, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Sun Reignites Its Heritage - Re-Energizing Sun Fire with a New SPARC (October 25, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Cesura Minimizes the Pauses in Your Client-Side Services (October 18, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Sun Boosts Server Performance with Opteron - Adds More RAS for Commodity Sun Fire (October 14, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Declares Open Season on Sun - OpenPower, Linux Challenge Solaris (October 13, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Director 5.10 Improves Management of Heterogeneous Systems (October 12, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Symantec Increases the Flexibility and Effectiveness of LiveState Recovery (September 29, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Dual-Core Xeon Arrives - Dell Leads the Charge - Again (September 27, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM iSeries - The Integrated Systems Approach (September 27, 2005)

    VoyagerTM

    Simplifying Exchange 2003 Deployment and Management in an EMC SAN (September 27, 2005)

    Captain's LogTM

    Dell Shines Light on Dual-Core with LAMP-Featured Servers (September 2, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Walks The Walk With AMD - Proliferates Dual-Core Opteron Across ProLiant (August 3, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Unisys Brings On-Demand Processing To Open Systems Computing (July 28, 2005)

    Captain's LogTM

    Morphing toward the Promised Land - IBM Sets the Enterprise Stage (July 26, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Drives Server Technology Race with Intel Dual-Core for Small Enterprises (July 14, 2005)

    Captain's LogTM

    PCI Express Will Change Paradigm for Server Functionality and Deployment (June 28, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Levanta Transforms Linux System Administration (June 24, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Symbium's ISAC Reduces the Risks of Service Management (June 15, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    The Benefits of Comprehensive, Extensible, Remote Management of Hardware Infrastructure (June 1, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Scale-Up and Scale-Out Architectures - IBM Provides Choice with the xSeries (May 27, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Extends 4-Way Choices to ProLiant Servers (April 21, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Dell Scales Out its Data Center Philosophy (April 5, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Egenera - Ready for Prime Time in the Enterprise Data Center (March 22, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    BladeRunner from Penguin Computing - A Turnkey Open Source Linux Clustering Solution (February 28, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Sun's Strategic Vision – Partly Cloudy No More (February 19, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    Azul Systems Offloads Enterprise Java Processing - And Changes How Computing is Done (February 13, 2005)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Continues Linux Push with Streamlined OpenPower and S/W Solutions (January 26, 2005) 

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2004

    Captain's LogTM

    Small Business Owners and Managers - Now is the Time for You to Think about Change (December 23, 2004)

    Captain's LogTM

    Why "SMB" is a Meaningless Acronym - Trying to Define the "Middle" (December 14, 2004)

    Captain's LogTM

    IBM Asset Recovery Service Goes Global (November 24, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Raises the Ceiling for Application Server Performance (November 9, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    The Odd Couple Get Engaged - IBM Walks the Walk with Linux for SMBs (October 29, 2004)

    Captain's LogTM

    Grids for Business - Business as Grids (October 27, 2004)

    ObserverTM

    In Search of 21st Century Mainframers (October 7, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    Changing the Paradigm for Telecomm Offerings - IBM Delivers Next Generation Network Solution (September 17, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    Verari Introduces 64-Bit Blade Offering - Xeon EM64T Enters the Battle of the Blades (September 17, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Announces New xSeries Servers - Better Solutions for the x86 Enterprise (August 26, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    Bull Announces New High-Availability Options for Escala POWER5 Technology (August 23, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    IBM Express Redefines How the Smaller Business Buys IT (August 18, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    HP Enables Adaptability for the Enterprise Application Server (August 9, 2004)

    NavigatorTM

    Open Systems and Virtualization - IBM Takes Another Stride with POWER5 (July 23, 2004)
    Captain's LogTM Acsera 5 Dynamically Instruments Complex Environments (July 15, 2004)
    Captain's LogTM High Performance Computing and Opteron - Marriage or Flirtation? (June 28, 2004)  
    ExplorerTM Stepwise to Utility Computing -- A Pragmatist's Approach (June 20, 2004)
    NavigatorTM Actona's WAN File Services for Active Data - Its as Easy as Cache (May 24, 2004)
    ObserverTM Curbing Chaos with Bandwidth Management: A Tale of English Village Life (May 18, 2004)
    NavigatorTM Civilizing the Unruly Application with Softricity (May 11, 2004)
    NavigatorTM IBM Introduces eServer i5 - A Recipe for Success (May 4, 2004)
    NavigatorTM A Mainframe System on a Smaller Scale - IBM's zSeries 890 and ESS 750 are Dynamic Duo (April 7, 2004)
    NavigatorTM zSeries Zips Through Java with zAAP (April 7, 2004)
    NavigatorTM Managing the Abstraction of Virtual Environments - DUNES S-Ops on the Horizon (April 5, 2004)
    Captain's LogTM The Beginning of I.T. Civilization - IBM's System/360 Mainframe (March 30, 2004)
    NavigatorTM The Future of Enterprise IT Services - Sun Says Its All in the Instrumentation (March 26, 2004)
    NavigatorTM IBM's iSeries - The Open Systems Consolidation Engine for Linux (March 17, 2004)
    NavigatorTM HP Doubles Their x86 Offering Adding Opteron to the Proliant Family (March 12, 2004)
    NavigatorTM IBM Raises pSeries Performance Ceiling and Lowers Pricing Floor (March 9, 2004)
    NavigatorTM Sun Expands Data Center Product Set with Multi-Technology Offering (March 4, 2004)
    NavigatorTM Veritas Emerges as Utility Computing Contender (February 26, 2004)
    NavigatorTM A New Unit of Measurability - IBM BladeCenter as Infrastructure (February 18, 2004)
    NavigatorTM IBM Brings Four-Way Intel Xeon Processing to the Fore (February 2, 2004)
    NavigatorTM HP Fills Out Integrity Family of HPC Servers - Introduces Mid-Range Consolidation Line (January 6, 2004)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2003

    NavigatorTM  Appliance Quality of Service - Vieo Delivers Assurance With Its AAIM Product (December 17, 2003)
    Captain's LogTM EMC Changes the Rules (Again) with Acquisition of VMware (December 15, 2003)
    NavigatorTM  Virtual Tape Support from Neartek - A Multi-Host Connection for the Enterprise (December 11, 2003)
    NavigatorTM IBM BladeCenter 2003 - Update on Promises Made and an Eye to the Horizon (November 20, 2003)
    NavigatorTM  Right-Sizing the pSeries - IBM Tunes pSeries for Improved Configurations (November 17, 2003)
    NavigatorTM IBM SAN File System Redefines Role and Impact of a File System (November 13, 2003)
    NavigatorTM  S2io's 10 Gb/s Xframe - Beefing up the Backbone of Enterprise Computing (November 7, 2003)
     ExplorerTM  Shining the Light on Utility Computing - A Business Perspective (October 31, 2003)
    NavigatorTM HA Servers from NEC - Under the Radar, Above the Bar (October 22, 2003)
    NavigatorTM Bull Transitions GCOS 8 to Open Systems - NovaScale 9000 to the Rescue (October 15, 2003)
    Captain's LogTM Do-Si-Do Your Competitor - Enterprises Call the Storage Dance (October 6, 2003)
    NavigatorTM ADIC Hits a Home Run - Increasing Throughput for Scalar LTO Tape (October 2, 2003)
    NavigatorTM Zetta Systems Directly Addresses the Pains of Exchange (September 26, 2003)
    NavigatorTM The Mainframe Adds to its Versatility and Power - Luminex Provides Open Storage Accessibility (September 26, 2003)
    NavigatorTM VMware's VMotion Creates New IT Possibilities (September 15, 2003)
    NavigatorTM Propagating the Mainframe (September 5, 2003)
    Captain's LogTM Something New Under the Sun - EMC's Centera Embraces the Mainframe (September 1, 2003)
    NavigatorTM Groupe Bull Mans the High Performance Point While Leading Migration Charge to Itanium (August 31, 2003)
    NavigatorTM HP Breathes New Life into AlphaServer (August 29, 2003)
    NavigatorTM Getting There from Here the HP Way - HP's Utility Data Center and Adaptive Enterprise (July 31, 2003)
    NavigatorTM  HP Takes First (Super-sized) Step Toward Product Line Consolidation (Simplification) (July 29, 2003)
    NavigatorTM How To Improve Data Center Performance - Egenera Takes Virtualization One Step Further (July 28, 2003)
    Captain's LogTM Times They Are a-Changin' - Adaptability Is Supreme (June 10, 2003)
     ExplorerTM  In Search of - Utility Computing (June 2, 2003)
    NavigatorTM The Mainframe Evolves Again - IBM's z990 Delivers More, Much More (June 2, 2003)
    NavigatorTM The Veritas Renaissance - Setting Its Sights on Utility Computing (May 20, 2003)
    NavigatorTM IBM's Soups Up Its pSeries Servers and Offers Temporary, Extra Power On Demand (May 14, 2003)
    Captain's LogTM On-Off Capacity on Demand - Does This Make Sense for Your IT Infrastructure? (May 8, 2003)
    NavigatorTM Using zSeries as a Grid Server - Many Unexplored Possibilities for the Enterprise (March 31, 2003)
    ExplorerTM  All Nodes Are Not Created Equal - Thinking Differently About the Grid Nodes (March 30, 2003)
    NavigatorTM Sun's N1 Mega-Vision - Managing to a Java Beat (February 6, 2003)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2002

     ExplorerTM  Keep the Fires of Innovation Burning (December 5, 2002)
    Captain's LogTM Brocade Buys Rhapsody - Storage Intelligence Is Moving Into the Network (November 21, 2002)
    NavigatorTM IBM's AIX5L Delivers Capability on Demand (November 6, 2002)
    NavigatorTM A New Mainframe for the Low End - IBM's Very Special z800-0E1 (October 22, 2002)
    NavigatorTM IBM BladeCenter - A Glimpse at the Future of Computing (October 4, 2002)
    NavigatorTM ProvisionSoft's DynamicIT Provides Relief (October 1, 2002)
    NavigatorTM SGI Grids Accelerate Business Process (September 24, 2002)
    NavigatorTM  New Features in FalconStor's IPStor Deliver A Mix of Performance and Cost That Is Just Right (September 17, 2002)
    ObserverTM  Here Today and Growing Fast - What Sun Grids Are Doing for the Enterprise (August 26, 2002)
    ExplorerTM  Computational Grids - Server Consolidation For A Distributed, On-Demand World (June 21, 2002)
    NavigatorTM The Future of Big Blue Storage - IBM Explains It All (April 26, 2002)
    NavigatorTM The Problem of Application Sprawl - VMware ESX Server is a Solution (April 22, 2002)
    NavigatorTM NetApp Reinforces Its Position In the Data Center with DAFS (April 15, 2002)
    NavigatorTM VNCI and The Changing Role of Connected Video (April 12, 2002)
    Captain's LogTM Sun Microsystems - Much Ado About Linux (February 27, 2002)
    NavigatorTM IBM Takes The Wrap Off of Raptor - Smaller zSeries Mainframe Targets New Uses (February 18, 2002)
    Captain's LogTM Dealing with the Aggravation of Aggregation - IBM Grabs the Linux Bull by Its Horns (January 25, 2002)

    Server and Operating Environment Publications in 2001 and Earlier

    NavigatorTM NTP's System Sentinel - The Server Lubricant for Windows (December 11, 2001)
    NavigatorTM Groupe Bull's European Renovation (October 24, 2001)
    NavigatorTM Hewlett-Packard Foments Social Revolt in the Enterprise Network Fabric (June 29, 2001)
    Captain's LogTM Culling the Mainframe Herd - Sun Seeks IBM's Small Mainframe Customers (May 16, 2002)

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