How to choose a best-fit AI platform

Early adopters are taking a strategic approach to enabling their enterprise with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. They’re solving complex problems, infusing intelligent system capabilities into business processes and investing to create a new AI-enhanced future. However, many other leaders seek a way to prioritize their initial investments as cognitive computing presents virtually endless possibilities across […]

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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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Thinking differently about Linux servers

All the big breakthroughs in computing have happened because their inventors decided to think unconventionally. IBM’s Think conference brought together thousands of innovators to think differently about computing in an era of unprecedented change. Among the questions discussed: How can the world reduce the volume of plastic waste in the oceans? How can computing keep […]

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How to catch a unicorn on your cloud

Of course you love all of your clients, especially the profitable ones. But face it, not all of them are cash cows, growing exponentially and driving your revenues skyward. You could wish upon a star and hope one of your current clients suddenly catches fire, or maybe there’s a better way. Maybe you could stack […]

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Scaling without thinking about scaling

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 blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. One of the common problems in current software development is how to […]

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3 critical security issues for the modern enterprise

Security continues to be a top concern keeping IT leaders up at night. With good reason – the impact of security breaches can include remediation costs, reputation damage and reduced customer confidence. What can leaders do to protect their data without sacrificing business agility? In August 2017, IBM commissioned Forrester to conduct a survey of […]

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Embracing hybrid cloud on your digital journey

Cloud, mobile and social engagement are driving a digital disruption that’s revolutionizing business. Individuals are more connected than ever before, taking advantage of more diverse channels of engagement. Readily available digital technologies have empowered consumers to expect more from their service providers (financial institutions, government, retailers and so on). They want faster, more transparent ways […]

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Breakthrough security for next-generation applications

Over 15 years ago, IBM committed to Linux and open source software on the mainframe in a way that stunned the industry. Today, our commitment to Linux has never been stronger, and we are focused on a clear mission: to provide to clients the most secure and the most advanced data-serving Linux platform in the […]

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Tale of the tape: the lowest-cost storage media

IBM remains the number one global supplier of tape data storage solutions according to International Data Corporation (IDC), one of the leading storage analyst firms. In the IDC Custom Tape Report 2016 H2 (March 2017), research showed that between 2015 and 2016, IBM increased its tape revenue share from 36 percent to 43 percent, while […]

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