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The three C’s of enterprise security for bolstering defenses

If you’ve picked up a newspaper or visited a news site in the past few weeks, it will come as no surprise: the number, variety and complexity of enterprise security threats all continue to increase in the modern digital age. In addition to a constant stream of malicious outside threats, enterprises also need to contend […]

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Power Systems: the open innovation platform

CEOs know that business technology is in a state of perpetual motion, and trendsetting innovation is often a collaborative effort that will engage multiple business partners. Achieving digital transformation success in today’s hypercompetitive environment also requires an open ecosystem — one that includes flexible capabilities that adapt to specific IT needs. CIOs and CTOs crave […]

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A powerful cognitive and deep learning tool

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the In The Making blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Getting the right tool for the job is essential for anything from home […]

Five important considerations for HPC deployments

Architecting superior high-performance computing (HPC) clusters requires a holistic approach that responds to performance at every level of the deployment. HPC workloads put massive computational demands on your infrastructure: they involve analyzing huge data sets to solve complex problems, and that means they require supercomputing capabilities. In short, there are many facets to the HPC […]

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Artificial intelligence is coming: Are you ready? (Part 2)

In part 1 of this blog series, I set the stage with how artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed in recent years and outlined an approach to build an AI strategy. Now, let’s look at data transformation, training techniques and subsequent steps in the AI journey. Data transformation and training techniques for your AI strategy Here […]

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Expanding data protection to meet the challenges of VM growth

This is part one of a two-part guest blog series on addressing the data protection challenges of working and operating in a virtual machine (VM)-intensive computing environment. Part I focuses on the ways in which automation and ease-of-use bring data protection functionality to a wider group of users. VM admins, DevOps personnel, backup and storage […]

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Breakthrough security for next-generation applications

Over 15 years ago, IBM committed to Linux and open source software on the mainframe in a way that stunned the industry. Today, our commitment to Linux has never been stronger, and we are focused on a clear mission: to provide to clients the most secure and the most advanced data-serving Linux platform in the […]

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Data insights are critical to making customers happy

People don’t often associate flash storage with mobile devices, but you should. In today’s connected economy, it’s not unlikely that you have multiple devices online at all times. Finland leads the world in internet connections and mobile devices per capita, and there are already more mobile subscriptions than there are people living in the country. […]

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Effective Oracle Database tuning

Many years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and graphical installers were the exception rather than the norm, I learned my first lessons in trying to resolve database performance problems.  These lessons mostly revolved around learning how to check various metrics in the database to get a health check.  Measurements such as the database cache-hit […]

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Open source software — changing the world

By 2020, digital transformation teams will source more than 80 percent of their solution components from open source communities. That’s according to IDC’s “Top 10 Tech Predictions For 2017.” Open source has never been more important to the IT industry. Key reasons include: Open collaboration brings together diverse skills to solve common problems. Open source […]

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Artificial intelligence is coming: Are you ready? (Part 1)

Artificial intelligence (AI), technically known as “machine intelligence,” is a buzzword in the tech industry today. Businesses are finding innovative ways of mining data to generate insights that help them understand their customers better. In an era in which marketing rules, business leaders see a strong need to personalize marketing content to make it more […]

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Does cloud free you from understanding IT infrastructure?

As many investors discovered when the dotcom bubble burst, fundamentals still matter.  Companies eventually had to generate revenue, manage expenses and realize profits.  Those who invested blindly in enterprises with rising stock prices without evaluating the underlying business model’s propensity to generate profit lost money. So it is with cloud computing and the fundamentals for […]

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