IT Essentials: Of Mickey Mouse and mainframes

Old rides, like old tech, compare poorly to their successors

Tom Allen
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IT Essentials: Of Mickey Mouse and mainframes

Just as laser pointers pale in comparison to 3D motion tracking, mainframes are being replaced - sort of - by new competitors. But the big blue gorilla that is IBM won't go down without a fight.

Last week I only worked three days out of the last five. That's not much of brag; I made up for it at the weekend, when I travelled to Orlando for an event run by our sister site MES Computing. ...

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