IBM z15 sets a new cloud security standard

Encryption, Mainframes, Multicloud

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. On September 12, 2019, in New York City, IBM set a new ...read more


Cognition Foundry lights a fire under startups by giving them access to enterprise technology

Data security, LinuxONE solutions, Modern data platforms

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. An idea is only an idea until someone believes in it. A groundbreaking vision ...read more


IBM is recognized as a “Leader” in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions

Cloud object storage, Data security, Storage

IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. This is the eighth report in a row, and 13 out of 14 years lifetime, IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions for both its completeness of ...read more


Address customer data privacy and protection concerns with encryption everywhere

Data centers, Data security, Mainframes

Data privacy and protection remain top boardroom and C-suite issues. The data breach threat still looms large: 59 percent of businesses experienced a data breach caused by a vendor or third party in 2018[1]. As organizations migrate workloads to hybrid multicloud environments, they must ensure that the data within these environments is effectively protected. Consumers ...read more


On your journey to hybrid multicloud, you’ll encounter new storage challenges

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

This is part three in a 6-part series on storage for hybrid multicloud. In Part 1 I set the stage – getting us all on the same page with the terminology of hybrid multicloud. In Part 2 we explored what’s behind this rapid industry shift toward hybrid multicloud infrastructure. In Part 3 we’re going to ...read more


Designing an efficient SAP HANA on Power Systems landscape

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Most workloads in data centers today are virtualized to drive up system utilization. This results in several benefits for your business: fewer systems needed, a decrease in network/SAN ports, reduced floor space, power and cooling, and most importantly reduced costs for IT management. With SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems, you can have more flexibility ...read more


Mentoring, music & mainframes

Academic initiatives, Mainframes, Modern data platforms

A story of DJs who power the mainframe community From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Since my inception into the ...read more


Fiducia & GAD IT AG lets innovation take flight with Tailored Fit Pricing for IBM Z

Mainframes, Modern data platforms, Workload & resource optimization

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. The world moves quickly, and consumers want their banks to evolve fast too. The ...read more


IBM Storage a “Leader” in 2019 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage – again

Cloud object storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Storage

For the fourth year in a row, IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for both its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the data-driven scale-out storage market for unstructured data. Gartner’s report evaluated two solutions in IBM’s suite of software-defined storage, IBM ...read more