And you thought mainframes were dead

From CNN.com:

Cheap little servers handle so much of the Internet’s dirty work that giant computers known as mainframes, which debuted 50 years ago and often cost more than $1 million, are supposed to be passe.

When Hoplon Infotainment, a startup video game company in Brazil, let it be known that it uses a mainframe to operate its signature online game, “People would actually take a step back and say, ‘What? Did I hear correctly?”‘ said Tarquinio Teles, Hoplon’s CEO.

Read the rest of Mainframes making a comeback from CNN.com.

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