Bernie Spang

IBM unveils new software for AI, machine and deep learning

AI, Cloud computing, Data centers...

IBM Spectrum Software helps ease adoption and production of parallel processing and clustered computing IBM is announcing new software to deliver faster time-to insight for high performance data analytics (HPDA) workloads, such as Spark, Tensor Flow and Caffé, for AI, machine learning and deep learning. Based on the same software which will be deployed for ...read more


Cost-efficient high-performance new-generation IT

Data centers, Real-time analytics, Software-defined computing...

New-generation IT management systems help to increase the usable capacity of your existing data centers, without the need to add more servers. It’s not uncommon to double or triple your computing capacity delivering faster answers and greater insights at lower cost. The key is a software capability called cluster virtualization. It is common in high-performance ...read more


IBM Spectrum LSF and IBM Spectrum Symphony officially supported on Microsoft Azure

Hybrid cloud storage, Software-defined computing, Storage...

Microsoft and IBM are extending enhanced support for running IBM Spectrum Symphony and IBM Spectrum LSF workload managers on the Microsoft Azure public cloud. This Spectrum Computing cluster and grid optimization software is fully supported by IBM Technical Support as described in the “Support Statement for IBM Spectrum Symphony and IBM Spectrum LSF on Microsoft ...read more


Defining a new generation of software-defined infrastructure

Integrated infrastructure, Software-defined computing, Storage...

IBM has announced the next evolution of its software-defined infrastructure, designed to speed analysis of data and simplify management of distributed environments. The new IBM Spectrum Computing portfolio of intelligent resource and workload management software is built for organizations that use data for competitive advantage and need to extract full value from that data—fast. Accelerating ...read more


Putting Spark to work in the enterprise

Integrated infrastructure, Software-defined computing, Storage...

In a world where global mobile data traffic grew an estimated 74 percent in 2015, and every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, analyzing that data for valuable insights can be a daunting task. Business leaders have long understood that such insights, derived from these oceans of data, are where companies can gain ...read more


Delivering your vision

Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage, Storage...

Almost one year ago, IBM embarked on a mission to change how storage is built, bought and managed. At the time, Senior Vice President of IBM Systems Tom Rosamilia said “A new approach is needed to help clients address the cost and complexity driven by tremendous data growth.” That new approach included building IBM Spectrum ...read more


Look beyond hyperconvergence to hyperscale converged systems

Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage, System software...

The line between high performance computing and big data analytics has blurred, requiring the implementation of systems that can handle the next generation of workloads. In my last blog post, I explained how different software-defined infrastructure technologies have helped organizations accelerate results and lower costs compared to traditional IT infrastructures. These technologies can be combined ...read more


Accelerate results and lower costs with software-defined infrastructure

Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage, Storage...

The value of software-defined infrastructure is fundamental – providing faster results and lower cost. Let me give you an example so you know I’m not just talking theory. To continue creating award-winning visual effects (VFX) while controlling IT costs, visual effects producer Milk needed a more cost-sustainable approach to scale up the storage capacity of ...read more