IBM Must Pay $1.6 Billion in BMC Case, Federal Judge Orders

IBM must pay $1.6 billion to BMC Software for swapping in its own software while servicing their mutual client, a Houston federal judge ruled. From a report: US District Judge Gray Miller, after a seven-day non-jury trial, rejected IBM's claim that their mutual client...

IBM Finally Announces IBM I Version 7.5

Long-time Slashdot reader slack_justyb writes: IBM announces IBM i (some you of you may know it under the old name of AS/400) 7.5 the first new release in three years since the 7.4 release. One of the big headlines with the IBM i 7.5 announcement is Merlin which...

IBM Cloud To Offer Z-Series Mainframes For First Time

The 111-year-old tech institution today announced it will offer the Z mainframe platform on the IBM Cloud, by offering virtual machines running z/OS as-a-service. The Register reports: These VMs are intended for mainframe test and development environments, rather than...