Scott Crowder

Opening the first IBM Q Quantum Computation Center

Power servers, Power Systems

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) today in Las Vegas, we announced that IBM is building its first IBM Q Quantum Computation Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. We also announced IBM Q System One, designed to take quantum computing beyond the research lab and into commercial quantum computation centers. The system was created by IBM Research more

Enter the world of quantum computing at Think 2018

AI, Cloud computing, Deep learning...

Classical computers have been and will continue to be a driving problem-solving force, but many of the world’s biggest mysteries and potentially greatest opportunities remain beyond their grasp. To continue the pace of progress, we need to augment the classical approach to computing with a new platform. Here at IBM, we believe that quantum computers more

Who’s tops in server reliability? Ask 750 enterprise users

Linux systems, Mainframes, Power servers...

Imagine what would happen if one of your critical, revenue-generating applications suddenly became unavailable. What if the systems running your core transaction processing services went down or suffered a security breach? Each hour of downtime typically costs between $150,000 and $400,000, and each “average breach” lasting from one to 60 minutes could cost upwards of more

Why blockchain is good for business


You’re probably hearing a good deal of hype these days around blockchain and how it is the technology behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency. But is blockchain technology something you should have on your radar? The answer is an emphatic “yes.” Not only is this technology advancing rapidly, but blockchain also offers a new way of implementing more

Plan in a vacuum: exist in a windstorm

In TV shows, movies and marketing, new technologies and the benefits they confer seem to appear in a pristine state. The IT architects are dressed in all white, the data centers are spotless and answers pop seamlessly from the cloud supercomputer like magic. With insights from Watson becoming more and more available to businesses and more