David H. Deans

Quick-start AI – your rapid path to business results

Executives who are leaders in applying IT infrastructure are emphatic. Business technology is key to their strategic vision, where the economics support a compelling business case. These trailblazers are already investing with bold expectations of gaining agility, driving innovation and capturing new revenue growth, process efficiencies, or improved customer experiences. The next wave of business […]

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How to choose the best IT infrastructure for SAP HANA

As companies face the looming 2025 challenge to migrate to SAP HANA, many leaders are wrestling with the decision to deploy HANA appliances, move to SAP HANA Cloud or stay put on their current database stack that they have spent years investing in to their unique environments. IBM has worked with many clients who have […]

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How to choose a best-fit AI platform

Early adopters are taking a strategic approach to enabling their enterprise with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies using an AI platform. They’re solving complex problems, infusing intelligent system capabilities into business processes and investing to create a new AI-enhanced future. However, many other leaders seek a way to prioritize their initial investments as cognitive computing presents […]

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Getting started with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) redefines what is possible. Innovative early-adopters are integrating data science capabilities with existing skills. Over time, these enhanced capabilities could increasingly become key performance differentiators that drive the way companies compete. According to the IBM Institute for Business Value, AI technology can help your employees become superheroes. AI doesn’t easily become overwhelmed […]

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Key to digital growth: Always learning new skills

Line of business (LOB) leaders and their application developers are applying a variety of cloud technologies for competitive advantage. IDC[1] predicts that by 2020, over 90 percent of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms, with more than one third of these organizations having established mechanisms to operate their multi-cloud environments. Are you and […]

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Flexible storage solutions for a hybrid IT environment

Your transaction data is a valuable corporate asset. Savvy leaders know that in today’s data-driven world, your organization must be able to fully utilize all meaningful data. To succeed, IT capabilities should help you unlock the inherent value of your data and thereby gain a market advantage. But first, there are important strategic and operational […]

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IBM Systems: your hybrid IT infrastructure enabler

Many of our clients could conclude that typical hybrid cloud services seem incomplete; that is, up until now. While hosted private cloud (single tenant) and public cloud (multi-tenant) meet cloud computing requirements, many enterprises still need cloud-based hybrid IT solutions. Enterprises continue to adopt cloud services for a variety of workloads. However, challenges including transaction […]

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Software-defined storage: How to get started

Software-defined storage (SDS) has gained momentum in the enterprise IT market. The adoption of SDS among forward-thinking organizations is being driven in part by IT cost reduction, automation and infrastructure flexibility needs. SDS provides a means to transition from storage area network (SAN) storage and network-attached storage (NAS), and to scale-out architectures that use server-rich […]

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Architecting for disruption – a digital change manifesto

We already know that technology shifts can disrupt industries. How you choose to invest in IT infrastructure today can impact your organization for the next two decades. To succeed, your business strategy and your business technology must be inseparable. But who is likely to possess that knowledge – the partner that can help you integrate […]

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