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Think 2018 is officially here! Day 1 recap from Las Vegas

Yesterday was the official start to Think 2018, and can I just say: WOW!!! This completely new approach to IBM events is seriously blowing me away. Monday started with the OpenPOWER Summit. For those who are unfamiliar, the OpenPOWER Foundation is an open technical community based on IBM Power Systems architecture. Member companies like IBM, […]

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Systems social media + IBM Think 2018 = The technology event you can’t miss

IBM Think, in its inaugural year, is a conference where the brightest minds will gather to help make businesses work smarter. IBM Systems will be there at the center of the Modern Infrastructure Campus, where you’ll find dozens of learning sessions, think tanks, certifications, networking and more. Whether you’re attending Think in person or following […]

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Enter the world of quantum computing at Think 2018

Classical computers have been and will continue to be a driving problem-solving force, but many of the world’s biggest mysteries and potentially greatest opportunities remain beyond their grasp. To continue the pace of progress, we need to augment the classical approach to computing with a new platform. Here at IBM, we believe that quantum computers […]

IBM AIX top trends for 2018

Today’s businesses demand infrastructure that’s secure, highly available and able to adapt quickly to changing business needs. They need innovative ways to deliver services to their customers. IBM AIX delivers these capabilities and more, and that’s why it’s still at the core of many IT ecosystems across industries. When you’re running mission-critical workloads on IBM […]

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Getting started with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) redefines what is possible. Innovative early-adopters are integrating data science capabilities with existing skills. Over time, these enhanced capabilities could increasingly become key performance differentiators that drive the way companies compete. According to the IBM Institute for Business Value, AI technology can help your employees become superheroes. AI doesn’t easily become overwhelmed […]

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The latest on IBM Z and LinuxONE: Learn more at IBM TechU

The market is abuzz with the latest IBM Z and LinuxONE announcements.  The new single frame 19-inch z14 and LinuxONE are here, with air flow, storage and system integrated into a standard rack. That means the ability to process over 850 million fully encrypted transactions in a single system that takes up the space of […]

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Accelerating value in the API economy with mainframe

In today’s vastly interconnected world, the places for lone islands of business to prosper are few and far between. Organizations are built on trade, and market leaders collaborate for new opportunity, innovation and competitive advantage. Over 70 percent of CxOs are seeking to increase their partnerships, and in this digital marketplace, application programming interfaces (APIs) […]

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A brief history of POWER

The beginning of 2018 saw the launch of IBM’s scale-out family of IBM POWER9 servers. Previously, IBM launched the AC922 server, the AI and HPC-dedicated system with embedded GPUs, a truly revolutionary offering in this space. But what is the story behind the POWER9 server? The secret lies in the POWER line of processors, graduated […]

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Key to digital growth: Always learning new skills

Line of business (LOB) leaders and their application developers are applying a variety of cloud technologies for competitive advantage. IDC[1] predicts that by 2020, over 90 percent of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms, with more than one third of these organizations having established mechanisms to operate their multi-cloud environments. Are you and […]

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No worries with pervasive encryption

Where to put my diamond earrings? I stared intently at the safe in my hotel room. And once again I pondered what the right answer was. Do I take the few valuables I own and place them in the safe, figure out what code to use, hope I remember my code, and hope the safe […]

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Data protection in the new era of the data-driven economy

As I was following up on GDPR requirements and the implications, it got me thinking into what it means for traditional backup and data protection functions within IT organizations. Up until now, data protection has been an important but often IT-level task. However, in the new data-driven economy, data protection is now a business objective, […]

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5 key reasons to opt for hyperconverged infrastructure

Let’s face it—traditional design for data center infrastructure doesn’t always meet today’s needs. Analytics, transaction processing, high-volume web serving and other data-intensive and mission-critical workloads place new and increased demands on the IT infrastructure. At the same time, specialized IT skills are becoming increasingly challenging to find, and budgets for capital IT expenses continue to […]

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