Alise Spence

POWER9: purpose-built systems accelerate AI in the IBM Cloud – open, paid beta

AI, News, Technical

Cloud and AI strategies are not one-size-fits-all. From client engagements, we understand the journeys to cloud and AI are complex and unique to each organization. Cloud strategies can include many dimensions of cloud consumption, including public and private, shared, dedicated, on premises and off premises. The average enterprise is leveraging multiple clouds. AI adds another more

Deploying private cloud to drive a multi-cloud journey

Cloud computing, Data centers, DevOps...

Trimming IT costs and accelerating business transformation are compelling reasons to consider a public cloud strategy. A cloud model enables dynamic provisioning of compute and storage, consumption-based IT and setting up DevOps processes that bring agility in application development and deployment. Despite these benefits, a public cloud may not always be the right location for more

Take control of your cloud with simple and affordable steps

AI, Cloud servers, OpenPOWER...

With many public cloud adopters moving workloads back on premises due to security and cost concerns, it’s become clear to IT leaders that an “only public” cloud strategy is not the panacea that was promised. Many have instead started embracing “multi-cloud” environments, where some resources and applications are sourced from trusted public cloud providers and more

Power your containerized cloud with IBM

AI, Cloud computing, Data centers...

Last month, IBM announced a new on-premises offering called IBM Cloud Private. An innovative and revolutionary platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, IBM Cloud Private incorporates the best of open source tools, including Kubernetes container orchestration, with the unique IBM values that enterprises need to be confident in a secure, compliant and performant private cloud platform. With native more

Spend less on IT operations and achieve more with IBM POWER8

Power servers, Power Systems

Big data, machine learning, social media, disruptive start-ups, mobile commerce and the Internet of Things. Amid all the rapid technology-driven change of recent years, one thing has stayed the same: the intense cost pressure on the IT function. Even in enterprises that recognize the full strategic value of IT, the budget is usually a key more

IBM Expands Containers Into the Enterprise

Linux on z, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions...

Docker is taking the industry by storm, radically simplifying how to develop, package and run applications by using lightweight containers. This simplification has triggered an explosive growth in Docker adoption. As Docker gains adoption in the enterprise, IT teams need an integrated platform that includes orchestration, security and application management – and a highly scalable more

How to connect your IT infrastructure to the cloud

Power servers, Power Systems

The digital transformation is well underway. Driven and enabled by the combined phenomena of ubiquitous access to compute power using the cloud, the new API economy and the global adoption of smart mobile devices, organizations are urged to deliver new applications and services quickly. These new apps can be constructed quickly, are more easily maintained more

Top three things you need on your InterConnect agenda

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

The New Year kicked off with a frenzy of activity, and with February already here, you may be wondering if you really want to spend a week in Las Vegas at IBM InterConnect 2016. Here are three reasons I’m excited to attend: Unbeatable networking InterConnect is the best bang for your buck when it comes more