Ophthalmology is a highly specialized area of healthcare and a challenging sector. Creating pharmaceuticals and medical devices requires significant investment, especially for organizations that want to manufacture and sell innovative products internationally. Different countries each have their own rigorous quality standards and certifications, so expanding into new markets increases complexity. SIFI’s strategy is to grow […]
It is essential for startups to build strategic partnerships with key players in the market. For my company, Bluebee, a relatively small outfit, larger, key players do not necessarily come to mind as logical partners for success. Bluebee offers cloud-based services for genomics analytics on a global scale for research labs, clinical users, diagnostics companies, […]
Nonuniform memory access (NUMA) is a memory architecture that provides different access times depending on which processor is being used. This architecture introduces the concept of local and remote for memory access based on which core is accessing it. That means local access is faster compared to remote access. This is a useful feature for […]
This blog post is part of a series in which I am exploring open cloud-inspired approaches such as OpenStack, DevOps and open standards. I want to look at how these approaches can enable IT to adapt to the shift to user and customer engagement through social and mobile applications. This debate is shaped by the […]
Today we are in the midst of a technology shift that is driving growth and innovation. Cloud, analytics, mobile and social business are remaking and transforming businesses. These shifts are creating exponential growth of unstructured and structured data and the need to store and manage this data. Meanwhile, the explosion in the number of smart phones […]
I was inspired to write this post after attending an IBM Pulse 2014 session presented by Philippe Labussière, cloud director at Sogeti, and Guilhaume Garcia, cloud IT specialist from the IBM Client Center in Montpellier, France. By demonstrating a live environment managing four different clouds, they showed us how easy cloud usage could be. So on this […]
If you already have IBM Power servers in your data centers and you’re running your workloads on this platform, you are probably well aware of its Oscar-winning performance.
Throughout the past couple of years, I’ve written about IBM’s commitment to the OpenStack Foundation – it’s ecosystem growth, open governance and quality of releases. IBM’s commitment to OpenStack has grown as dramatically as the OpenStack Foundation itself, achieving a total of 13 core contributors, 85 total technical contributors and 1595 commits to the latest release of Havana alone.