A cost-effective high availability solution on IBM Power Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Today’s business requires 24×7 availability for its critical applications. For most organizations, unexpected application downtime translates directly into loss of revenue, loss of business or loss of reputation. Companies want reliable hardware for their IT infrastructure, but regardless of how reliable your hardware and software is, you cannot eliminate server or application downtime completely. So, ...read more


Announcing IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS for MongoDB

Cloud computing, Data security, LinuxONE solutions

As business leaders look to leverage the cloud, enterprises in highly regulated industries are typically concerned about protecting confidential and sensitive customer data. We have seen that public reports of unauthorized user access, encryption details, or exposure of data by internal users have been rising at an alarming rate. Given the high average cost of ...read more


“You KNOW ME”: The high-tech / high-touch growth formula that makes business soar

AI, Platform economics, Real-time analytics

Do you remember the hoopla about a million years ago when The Ritz Carlton began saying, “Welcome back” to guests who had stayed at their properties before? At the time, this level of personalization was the pinnacle of customer service, magical even. In the digital age, it’s table stakes. Today, we expect the companies we ...read more


Integrating IBM Cloud Automation Manager, PowerVC and IBM Cloud Private

Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems

It’s evident that a “one-cloud-fits-all” approach doesn’t always work, and the IBM Systems Lab Services team’s work on thousands of IBM client engagements demonstrates this. Organizations are now using multiple clouds and integrating them with existing IT systems to generate more value. To compete successfully in today’s dynamic era of multi-cloud, you need flexibility and ...read more


Top 10 influencers in hybrid multicloud storage you should follow in 2019

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

If you had a chance to read my post, you know that digital transformation and disruption is a complex strategy for many companies. The data center is undergoing a massive structural shift as organizations attempt to scale with the flexibility hybrid multicloud provides. Breaking down silos and easily accessing data across different clouds is important, ...read more


Residency services: Empowering your IT storage staff

IBM Systems Lab Services, Software-defined storage, Storage

Have you ever been in this situation? You come into a new position in a new company, with new staff, and you find out that no one has enough knowledge to completely manage the primary storage system. What do you do? Hire someone? Train everyone? Hope it runs fine on its own? Well, you could ...read more


Learn DevOps, Ansible, Chef and Puppet skills from IBM

Academic initiatives, DevOps, IBM Systems Lab Services

DevOps is a popular topic in IT today. It can be defined as what is necessary to take an idea (feature, code, documentation or other) from inception through delivery to a customer in the most expedient and sustainable way possible. It’s often used to represent IT practices that help reduce the time and cost involved ...read more


Tackling bias in AI

AI, IBM Systems Lab Services, Modern data platforms

Diversity and inclusion are essential values to uphold for innovation, business growth and societal impact. Today we understand that the biases that negatively influence human experience and decision-making can also make their way into our technologies. As a rapidly growing number of organizations adopt artificial intelligence solutions, it’s crucial that we work to mitigate bias ...read more


Top 10 influencers in digital transformation you should follow in 2019

AI, Blockchain, Digital transformation

Let’s start by explaining, at a very high level, the concept of digital transformation. It’s a term used to describe the strategic evolution of methods, business behaviors and company culture to deliver value to customers. You may wonder if it’s just a buzzword and how much effort companies really devote to digital transformation. Solely looking ...read more