Adam Jollans

Secure, scalable clouds and containers

IBM LinuxONE and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Canonical has announced their latest enterprise Linux distribution – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – with an increased focus on both containers and multi-cloud infrastructure. Ubuntu supports IBM LinuxONE, including the recently announced Rockhopper II. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is a great match for LinuxONE’s enterprise server hardware, with its optimization for […]

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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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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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Open source software — changing the world

By 2020, digital transformation teams will source more than 80 percent of their solution components from open source communities. That’s according to IDC’s “Top 10 Tech Predictions For 2017.” Open source has never been more important to the IT industry. Key reasons include: Open collaboration brings together diverse skills to solve common problems. Open source […]

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IBM is Red Hat Global Strategic Partner of the Year

IBM has announced that it has been selected by Red Hat as their Global Strategic Partner of the Year. This award recognizes the close collaboration between IBM and Red Hat across many different business areas, and the expanding commitment to joint customers around the world. Red Hat and IBM have been global partners for over 17 […]

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APLUS Adopts IBM LinuxONE for Secure Credit Card Transactions

Japan-based APLUS Co., Ltd., which operates credit card and settlement service businesses, has selected IBM LinuxONE® as its mission-critical system for credit card payment processing. The system’s robust security and industry-leading performance will help APLUS achieve its 24/7/365 operation objectives as online commerce heats up and companies rely on cloud applications to draw and retain […]

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Blockchain startup Everledger unveils technology to digitally certify Kimberley Process export diamonds

Blockchain startup Everledger  has unveiled technology to digitally certify Kimberley Process export diamonds today at IBM Edge. On stage at IBM Edge, Leanne Kemp, the CEO and Founder of London-based blockchain startup Everledger, unveiled the company’s newly constructed platform to digitally certify diamonds traced through the Kimberley Process certification process.   Built on IBM’s high-security […]

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The Economics of Linux Technologies and Open Source

“For many, Linux equals innovation,” notes Ron Eland, Managing Partner of and CEO, ICU IT Services. “By introducing Linux-based solutions alongside our existing offerings, we saw a chance to appeal to companies that wanted both flexibility and the confidence that their data was in the best possible hands. Critically, for the offering to be a […]

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Bodhi Healthcare Group Brings Cloud-Based Healthcare Solution to Chinese Hospital on LinuxONE

Bodhi Healthcare Group turned to IBM to develop a new cloud-based healthcare platform built on the IBM LinuxONE system to support the new technology branch of Qingdao Municipal Hospital Group. By leveraging the security, scale and reliability of LinuxONE, the Bodhi Healthcare Cloud Platform offers an integrated solution in the cloud to promote information exchange […]

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