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Deep learning performance breakthrough

Have you noticed that interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has really taken off in the last year or so? A lot of that interest is fueled by deep learning. Deep learning has revolutionized the way we use our phones, bringing us new applications such as Google Voice and Apple’s Siri, which are based on AI […]

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‘Twas the night before Go Live

‘Twas the night before Go Live, when all through the site, Technologies were in place to make it run right; A new cloud-based app had been rolled out with care, In hopes that customers soon would be there. The whole DevOps crew was snug in their beds, While visions of gigabytes danced in their heads. […]

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Engage in a community of innovation at Think 2018

IBM Systems is excited to announce our participation in Think 2018—a technology event where the problems of tomorrow meet the minds of today. Join us March 19–22, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada to discover how you can realize new, positive outcomes by tapping into the power of IBM. In fact, our Systems product portfolio will […]

The next phase of secured computing: IBM Cloud Private on Z

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native applications on the most secure data-serving platform in the world Modern technologies that adversely impact businesses are evolving faster than ever. Ransomware, malware, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, phishing — the list of threats is vast and continues to expand. As new trends emerge, it’s critical for organizations to […]

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India’s United Breweries processes backend jobs ~50% faster

Does your organization need a tailored data center infrastructure for SAP HANA? Are you facing a growing volume of data that your existing IT infrastructure isn’t equipped to handle? In today’s fast-paced digital world, companies need an infrastructure that’s optimized for faster business processes and insights. United Breweries Limited (UBL) has been a market leader […]

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Ten steps to DevOps success from thought leaders

Applications don’t stand still. They never have, and they never will… Change is the ONLY constant. Look at a simple and old yet life-sustaining “application” like farming. Tools were once a pair of arms and hands, evolving to a bucket, evolving to a wheelbarrow, evolving to a horse-drawn cart, evolving to however many iterations of human-driven modern […]

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Securing your IBM Spectrum Protect server

“I’m doing daily backups of my Spectrum Protect database, but is this enough to secure my Spectrum Protect server?” It’s a question I hear frequently. In my present job role in IBM Systems Lab Services, I do health checks on various IBM Spectrum Protect environments, and the number one recommendation in 9 out of 10 […]

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Join us at IBM Systems Technical University 2018 events!

Cloud and cognitive technologies may be driving the future of business, but just as important as implementing them is optimizing the infrastructure that supports them. In 2018, IT professionals can grow their skills in designing, building and delivering IT infrastructure for the cloud and cognitive era by attending IBM Systems Technical University (TechU). To serve the demand […]

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Tackling technical risk in database migrations

Technical risk is one of the most common migration worries organizations face, and the potential technical risks vary depending on the type of migration. So far, this series has covered custom code application migrations as well as migrating ISV applications (see part 1 and part 2). Now I want to discuss technical risk for database […]

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Pervasive encryption: The new standard in data protection

Virtually every business faces the daunting challenges of protecting of their customers’ trust and their data, complying with increasingly stringent regulatory and compliance requirements, managing challenging IT environments, and keeping costs down. IBM Z offers the most secure platform, and with carefully-defined security policies your data can be kept very safe.  Even so, there may […]

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Cut through the hype of enterprise data encryption

Encryption is experiencing growing interest and scrutiny. It is increasingly positioned as a technology that addresses the triple threat driving the security landscape: Supporting regulatory compliance Counter-acting the continually evolving threat landscape Limiting enterprise exposure to the risk posed by digital transformation Ideally, enterprise data encryption would be a hygiene behavior, perceived as a fundamental […]

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The cloud journey on IBM Power Systems

As a consultant in IBM Systems Lab Services, I’ve been implementing cloud solutions for our IBM Power Systems clients since 2009. The technologies we’re using are always evolving, and we have helped hundreds of Power Systems clients around the world take their IT infrastructures from fully virtualized to cloud-enabled. With the recent announcement of the […]

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