Amy P. Hirst

YOU to the power of IBM Systems training

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Mainframes...

Have you seen the new You to the power of IBM campaign? I hope so, as it tells a compelling story of how the transformative power of technology can help you do your best work. The IBM Systems Lab Services team understands and is ready to support that objective better than anyone. Our mission is ...read more


Red Hat courses enhance Power Systems Academic Initiative

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

The Linux operating system is supported on every IBM Power Systems server that IBM makes.  Our broad Linux portfolio is based on open technology and an open ecosystem, which are valuable to our Power clients.   Users can run highly scalable, highly reliable and highly flexible Linux environments on Power processor-based servers.  In fact, you can ...read more


IBM Innovation Center for Education: Building IT skills for the future

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems...

Have you heard about the IBM Innovation Center for Education? The Innovation Center for Education is a collaborative project between IBM and numerous universities and engineering colleges around the world that’s designed to offer industry-aligned skills training for students. According to a recent executive report from the IBM Institute for Business Value, 60 percent of ...read more


Power Systems Academic Initiative soars to 550 schools

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems...

The Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI) has soared to new heights with over 550 colleges and universities now participating in the program. What’s the big deal, you might be asking? For IBM clients around the world, it means they will be able to hire from a broader field of talented graduates with IBM Power Systems ...read more


Increase your odds for success with IBM skills training

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems...

To remain competitive, organizations are increasingly challenged to keep pace with frequent hardware and software innovations and the rapid emergence of new technical solutions. How can you stay current with technological advances while, at the same time, deliver successful business results? A great way to meet these goals is to take full advantage of IBM ...read more


IBM Power Systems fundamentals for high schoolers

Power servers, Power Systems

With another academic year getting under way, many parents of high school students will be attending a much anticipated “Back to School Night” in their local school districts.  It’s the perfect time to meet your child’s teachers, hear about the curriculum and get to know other families in the community.  It’s also an ideal time ...read more


IBM Power Systems job board opens the door to opportunity

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

For many colleges and universities, Spring generally marks the time of year for commencement ceremonies. For graduates, it can also signify the start of their job search. Thus, this is the perfect time to shine the spotlight on two valuable resources available to IBM Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI) members: a job board for entry-level ...read more


Power Systems Academic Initiative: Top five member benefits

Power servers, Power Systems

Over time, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with faculty members from universities, colleges and technical schools to hear their thoughts regarding the growing number of demands facing today’s educators. In particular, I hear comments like, “I don’t have time to develop new course material…” or “Budgets are tight so it’s difficult to acquire the ...read more


PSAI expands Zend PHP offerings

Power servers, Power Systems

Back by popular demand IBM clients and college faculty have spoken, and the Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI) team listened! Due to the positive response to our 2015 Zend PHP offerings, three more courses have been added to the PSAI for 2016. Learning Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) language pays off for students by giving them a ...read more