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5 top takeaways from Think 2018

The first Think conference is in the rear-view mirror. There, visionary speakers and experts shared their solutions for some of the world’s most daunting challenges, and IBM revealed some of our big bets on infrastructure innovation in the coming years. Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on the conference, I’ve assembled my five […]

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IBM and H2O.ai combine forces to provide machine learning on IBM Power Systems

Collaboration taps POWER9 for open source AI workbench I am delighted to announce our new collaboration with H2O.ai to bring together our technologies surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning.  This collaboration further cements and grows the IBM Power Systems goal to be an enterprise’s preferred AI platform. By working with H2O.ai, we […]

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6 ways to enhance your IT infrastructure

AI and cloud technologies are having a disruptive impact on IT, affecting everything from compute and storage requirements to developer tools. As a result, the hardware you procure today should not only meet your expectations, but it also should prepare you for what comes next. With that consideration in mind, an assessment of your IT […]

Cloud infrastructure designed for your business model

When we talk about cloud, one of the most important challenges for cloud service providers is changing the old thinking about protecting data. With all of the cyberattacks being launched on companies, there’s no doubt that security is extremely important. It’s even more important if we consider that data breaches can lead to the end […]

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Taking the AI training wheels off: moving from PoC to production

In helping dozens of organizations build on-premises AI initiatives, we have seen three fundamental stages organizations go through on their journey to enterprise-scale AI. First, individual data scientists experiment on proof of concept projects which may be promising. These PoCs then often hit knowledge, data management and infrastructure performance obstacles that keep them from proceeding […]

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Announcing PowerAI Enterprise: Bringing data science into production

Today I am tremendously excited to announce IBM Cognitive Systems’ newest applied artificial intelligence (AI) offering, PowerAI Enterprise. This new platform extends all the capability we have been packing into our distribution of deep learning and machine learning frameworks, PowerAI, by adding tools which span the entire model development workflow. With these capabilities, customers are […]

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Data breaches: The threat is real

The threat is real. You see it in the newspaper headlines and on your TV news channel. As predicted years ago, data is now the new oil. As with any valuable resource, it has become the main target for criminal organizations. In the past, the threat came from burglars or spies. Now the threat is […]

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The IBM Z cloud-ready data center dream is now available

Today IBM announces the availability of its cloud-ready IBM z14 based on a single-frame design, originally unveiled in April 2018. In response to the desires of cloud service providers, managed service providers and enterprise customers, the now broadly-available IBM Z mainframe features a 19-inch industry-standard rack that fits neatly onto just two data center floor […]

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Scale your NAS capacity without friction – IBM Cloud Object Storage and Komprise

Customers repeatedly tell us that scaling storage capacity within tight budgets is a growing challenge, especially as data continues to grow exponentially in nearly every industry. But, until now, scaling your storage capacity without paying a fortune has been extremely hard. Why? Driving blind with data: Data is often trapped in different NAS storage silos.  […]

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Shhh… Meet the no-cost IBM secret

There’s something really gratifying about stumbling upon a secret; something about conquering the unknown and unlocking “upgrades” and “hacks” that benefit you both in the here and now and in the long run. These secrets are 100% worth sharing. That being said, there’s a secret I’d like to share with you. Something that I want […]

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Meeting the data needs of artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly critical role in business. By 2020, 30 percent of organizations that fail to apply AI will not be operationally and economically viable, according to one report[1].  And in a survey, 91 percent of infrastructure and operations leaders cite “data” as a main inhibitor of AI initiatives[2]. What does […]

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IBM i marks 30 years of innovation with the IBM i 30th Anniversary Edition

IBM Power Systems announced the IBM i 30th Anniversary Edition during a keynote session at the POWERUp2018 conference in San Antonio. The IBM i 30th Anniversary Edition extends the spirit of IBM and client innovation. It builds upon all of the values and benefits associated with today’s IBM i Solution Edition for the Power S914 […]

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