Two industry firsts from IBM Z at the Think London event

Cloud servers, Data security, Mainframes

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 the 16th of October IBM held their Think Summit in London ...read more


IBM refreshes enterprise storage, bringing strong new storage technologies to IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE customers

Digital transformation, Mainframes, Storage

Written by Eric Burgener, Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group – IDC, Sponsored by IBM With digital transformation (DX) underway in most enterprises, there is an ever-increasing need for higher performance, greater than “five nines” availability, and flexible data protection options that give customers the capability to implement a cost-effective approach in ...read more


Better together: The IBM Z and LinuxONE ecosystem reacts to IBM’s latest announcement

Encryption, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

Today’s IBM Z is built to enable the cloud you want with the privacy and security you need. In this hybrid multicloud world, we collaborated with an ecosystem of over 700 Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to deliver more than 4,000 applications bringing additional value to you. Several of these ISVs shared their perspective and offered their ...read more


Get Ready for Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z and LinuxONE

LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes, Multicloud

We are excited to share the news: IBM and Red Hat are planning to deliver Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE in early first quarter 2020. This brings together the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise container and Kubernetes platform with the enterprise server platforms of IBM Z and LinuxONE, combining cloud ...read more


Game-changing innovation for AI and big data from IBM Storage

AI, Big data & analytics, Storage

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already a world-changing driver of business today and will increasingly be so in the future. IDC predicts that, by 2019, 40 percent of digital transformation (DX) initiatives will use AI services; by 2021, 75 percent of commercial enterprise apps will use AI, over 90 percent of consumers will interact with customer ...read more


Data protection for hybrid multicloud environments

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

According to IDC research[1], 60 percent of organizations will have a digital transformation strategy in place by 2020. IT infrastructure must keep pace, so IT teams are increasingly embracing containerized and hybrid multicloud environments that enable better resource efficiency, massive scalability, greater productivity and lower operational costs. IDC research reveals that: 70 percent percent of ...read more


IBM z15 – The cloud you want with the privacy and security you need

Cloud computing, Encryption, Mainframes

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. I had the pleasure of attending the recent launch of the brand ...read more


Empowering development productivity with easier and secure infrastructure

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Multicloud

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. Helping developers with their infrastructure needs and requirements has always been a top concern ...read more


IBM LinuxONE III: Built for the cloud with privacy and security

Encryption, LinuxONE solutions, Multicloud

From talking to businesses and clients, we know that as enterprises embrace a hybrid multicloud strategy, they often struggle finding ways to address concerns around security, scalability, flexibility of the platform they choose, and the resiliency required to prevent downtime. When developing the newest generation of IBM LinuxONE™ we kept these concerns top-of-mind. We addressed ...read more