Free Reports -- 2017

A Trip to the Cyber Range: An Immersive Response and Strategic Planning Exercise


The Changing Mainframe Personality: The New IBM z14


The New Era of Analytics/Cognitive Driven Security


Compuware: Real-time Capture of Mainframe User Behavior for Cybersecurity and Compliance


Why Blockchain/Hyperledger Belongs on LinuxONE



Free Reports -- 2016


How IBM is Leveraging Storage, Hybrid Cloud and Software Defined Infrastructure to Drive Big Data, Analytics and Cognitive Applications


The ASG Mainframe Rationalization Program


The Major Difference Between IBM LinuxONE and x86 Linux Servers


The ETL Problem Solved: The Compelling Financial Case for Running Analytics on the Mainframe


The Invasion of the Learning Machines


Mainstreaming the Mainframe: Compuware's New Strategy to Bring the Mainframe into the DevOps Fold


The Virtual Instruments/Load DynamiX Merger: A Holistic View of How Application Workloads Work With Infrastructure


How IBM's Watson Analytics Will Transform the IT Analyst Community


REPUBLISHED:  The Mainframe Virtualization Advantage: How to Save Over a Million Dollars Using an IBM System z as a Linux Cloud Server


POWER8 and POWER9: Accelerated Computing Gone Wild







Free Reports -- 2015

Maximizing Performance by Pairing CGG's Insight Earth with Lenovo's P900 Workstation and SanDisk's Fusion ioFX

The Case for Running Real-Time Transactional Analytics on IBM z Systems

Fast Flash Memory-to-Memory Systems: The Microsoft/Mellanox/Violin Memory Relationship

Virtual Instruments: Analytics-based Infrastructure Performance Management

How RDMA Is Helping to Drive Sales of 10/40Gbps Switches

Moving z System Data to the Azure Cloud: A State-of-the-Art Solution for Scalable Capacity, Backup/Recovery and  Archiving

Cognitive Scale: Gaining Insight from "Dark" Data

Syncsort: Way More Than Meets the Eye!


The Companion Cloud: This Cloud is Special!

CA Technologies’ Big Data Infrastructure Management –Unified Management and Visibility of Big Data

Aternity Workforce APM - the User is King

Ultra -Dense Hyper -Scale x86 Computing:  The Lenovo NextScale System

The Power Systems Renaissance

IBM Workload Automation: Major Improvements in Hybrid Cloud Workload Management, Predictive Analytics and User Experience

Dynatrace Delivers Performance Management with Business Visibility and Use-Case Analytics

Ruxit -- A Virtual Operations Team Powered By Artificial Intelligence

IBM Performance Management Delivers Full Spectrum of Capabilities

The New Compuware: Agile and Innovative

IBM Operational Analytics Log Analysis -- Getting the Most Out of Your Operational Big Data

The Future of Mainframe and Distributed Systems Management



Free Reports -- 2014

The Impact of Placing IBM"s Integrated Facility for Linux on Power Systems


CA Technologies Go-to-Market Strategy: A Briefing by CEO Mike Gregoire

CA Chorus: Lowering Management Costs to Enable the Dynamic Data Center

IBM System z -- When Failures and Breaches are NOT Options

IBM OMEGAMON and System Automation: Proactive, Automated Problem Resolution

A Major Change in x86 Server Designs: IBM X6 Platforms

IBM's Smarter Counter Fraud Initiative: A Comprehensive, Unique and Aggressive Approach to Real-time Fraud Prevention

CA Workload Automation iDash -- Predictive Analytics for the Dynamic Data Center

IBM SmartCloud Analytics -- Making the System Analyze Itself

Understanding the Differences Between IBM's Flex System and Cisco's Unified Computing System

Infrastructure Matters: POWER8 vs. Xeon x86

The OpenPOWER Foundation

 Securing Data: Advanced Methods and Tools

Moving System z Data to the Cloud: A State-of-theArt Solution for Scalable  Capacity, Back-up/Recovery, and Archiving

PeopleMatter: Human Resource Management for Today's Dynamic Workforce

The Arrival of Affordable In-Memory Database Management Systems

Veristorm: Hadoop on the Mainframe?

EMC's Drive into the Flash Storage and Flash-as-Memory Marketplaces



Free Reports -- Archive

(These reports are available upon request.)


Free Reports from 2013
Windows 8: Do IT!
IBM's SmartCloud vs. the VMware Cloud
Ten Reasons Why HP's Itanium-based Servers Have Reached the Point-of-No-Return
IBM's New Moves in Big Data: Acceleration, Optimization and an Open Source Alternative
Pulse 2013: IBM Drives Cloud Standards
Pulse 2013: A Closer Look at IBM's SmartCloud Offerings
Take a Closer Look at IBM zAware
Overcoming Cloud Complexity: Integrating Systems, Storage and Network Siloes for Improved Application Performance
CA World 2013: CA Technologies New Cloud Services Future
5 Reason Why Managed Service Providers (MSPs) Should Adopt IBM PureSystems
CA APM 9.5: Application Performance Management for the Cloud
A Comparison of IBM's 3750 to Hewlett-Packard's DL585
IBM's PureFlex/SmartCloud vs. the VCE Vblock Cloud
How to Build the most Efficient, Future Ready Insurance Industry IT Environment
Tivoli Workload Automation with Cloud -- Automating Complex Applications and Dynamic Distributed Workloads in the Cloud
Why Midmarket Enterprises Should Evaluate IBM Power Systems
A Directive from the Board of Directors to CXOx Regarding Information Systems Efficiency
IBM's New System zBC12: Powerful, Comprehensive, Impactful
IBM's New, Easy-to-deploy, Flex System Communications Module
Inetco Extends Transaction to the IT Operations Teams
IBM DB2 BLU Acceleration vs. SAP Hana vs. Oracle Exadata
IBM NextScale System: A New Ultra-dense x86 Server Design
Hats Off to Red Hat Storage Server -- Open Source Software Defined Storage
Strategic Planning for Software Defined/Standard Cloud Environments
Inside the Mind of an IT Research Analyst: Microprocessor Analysis
Inside the Mind of an IT Research Analyst: Assessing Systems Designs
STOP! Time to Reassess Your VDI and DaaS Strategy
The ETL Problem
Software Diversified Services' E-Business Server: Encryption, Compression, Key Creation and Management
New Announcements Strengthen IBM's Software Defined Storage Strategy
IBM Software Defined Networking: Two Approaches to Network Virtualization and Centralized Network Management
Cognitive Computing: The Analytics Angle
The Now Factory: Accelerated Systems Plus Industry-Specific Analytics Applications
VelociData: Dissolving Transformational Bottlenecks for Enterprises with Large Data Challenges
Why the Mainframe Should be Used as a Mobile Back-end Server
CA Nimsoft Monitor Snap -- No-cost-no-hassle monitoring for the Mid-Market

Free reports From 2012
CA Technologies: Delivering on the Promise of CA Mainframe Chorus
IBM's System x with eXFlash: Workload Optimized, Pre-Integrated Server/Storage
Clabby Analytics Position on KVM
The Application Performance Management Marketplace: Key Vendors and Technologies
The High-Performance Computing Trickle-down Effect
HP: A Decade of Mismanagement
OpenFlow: Workload Optimizing the Network
Contrasting IBM's Three Server Approach to Workload Optimization to Oracle's Exadata Single Server Approach
OMEGAMON 5.1: Client-driven Redesign of Performance and Availability Monitoring
Correlsense SharePath 2.5: Not Just for Transactions Anymore
High Performance Storage Networking for Virtualized Data Centers -- QLogic's Fibre Channel SAN Switch for the IBM BladeCenter
How IBM is Transforming the Application Software Market with Pre-packaged PureSystems
VMware vs. KVM: A Functinoality/Price Discussion
QLogic Fibre Channel Solutions for IBM PureSystems
Why in the World Wouldn't Anyone Want to Run Linux on Power-based Systems?
VMware vs. RedHat Enterprise Virtualization: A Market, Function, Price Discussion
OpenFlow and SDN: Optimizing the Network for Greater Performance and User Control (Update)
Lowering IT Costs While Expanding Services: IBM's Own Evolution to a Smarter Enterprise
The IBM zEC12: A Technology/Strategy Review
A Comparison of IBM's New Flex Systems Environment to Traditional Blade Architectures
Optier APM 5.0 and Big Data Analytics: Comprehensive Application Performance Management and More
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center and IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center: Getting Storage Under Control
Business Analytics Buying Criteria: The Three Maxims
How Cisco's UCS Compares to IBM Flex System
Maximizing Information Systems Efficiency: How to Build a Workload Optimized, Highly-automated Heterogeneous Hybrid Cloud
Is IBM's Netcool Poised to Grab a Large Share of the Enterprise Network Management Marketplace?