Whitney Magnuson

Astronauts, quantums, and mainframes, oh my! Day 3 recap from IBM Think 2018

Cloud computing, Data security, Encryption...

Yesterday, Wednesday, kicked off Day 3 of the IBM Think conference in Las Vegas, and it was another day jam-packed with exciting and illuminating activities. The morning started at the Modern Infrastructure campus, where veteran astronaut, venture capital adviser and former IBM Product Manager Steven Smith took the stage to share an inspirational account of ...read more


Big bets on infrastructure innovation: Day 2 recap from Think 2018

AI, Big data & analytics, Blockchain...

Tuesday at IBM Think built on the excitement of Day 1, with even more amazing announcements and eye-opening stories from our clients! The day kicked off with Ginni Rometty’s Chairman’s Address, which highlighted how IBM and our clients are putting smart to work. Ginni professed that we’re at a critical inflection point at the intersection ...read more


Think 2018 is officially here! Day 1 recap from Las Vegas

Data centers, Digital transformation, High-performance computing...

Yesterday was the official start to Think 2018, and can I just say: WOW!!! This completely new approach to IBM events is seriously blowing me away. Monday started with the OpenPOWER Summit. For those who are unfamiliar, the OpenPOWER Foundation is an open technical community based on IBM Power Systems architecture. Member companies like IBM, ...read more


The three C’s of enterprise security for bolstering defenses

Cloud computing, Data security, Mainframes

If you’ve picked up a newspaper or visited a news site in the past few weeks, it will come as no surprise: the number, variety and complexity of enterprise security threats all continue to increase in the modern digital age. In addition to a constant stream of malicious outside threats, enterprises also need to contend ...read more


5 tech buzzwords every business leader should know

Love them or loathe them, buzzwords are everywhere in IT. Technology changes, and suddenly, new buzzwords pop up in the IT lexicon. But understanding the actual technology behind the buzzwords — and how it can bring value to your business and your clients — can help to keep you on the cutting edge of the ...read more


Keeping the air-conditioning running in the cognitive era

The heat is on—and for many people throughout the world, keeping the air-conditioning running is critically important this time of year. IBM cognitive analytics is playing an expanding role in keeping utilities running—and providing customers with power, even during high-demand periods of electricity use. Global energy demand is set to grow 37 percent by 2040. ...read more


Happy April Fools’ Day!

APRIL FOOLS’! You just got pranked! Thank you for indulging us. Technology is not cyclical. And fortunately, you don’t need 12,345,679 magnetic disks to store your data*. IBM Systems can help you to obtain the foundation you need to master the cloud in the cognitive era. Technology always moves forward, leaping from one great discovery ...read more


Day 3 at InterConnect 2016 and IT transformation

Wow! I can’t believe that InterConnect 2016 is already more than halfway done. Tuesday was another jam-packed day of amazing content, announcements and expert knowledge from some of the top IT leaders in the world. Practical hybrid clouds that really work The day got off to a great start when Jamie Thomas, General Manager of ...read more


Get social with IBM Systems at InterConnect 2016

Cloud computing, Mainframes, Power servers...

IBM InterConnect 2016 is just a week away, and IBM Systems will be there at the center of the action, with tons of learning sessions, client stories, an EXPO presence and more. Whether you’re attending InterConnect in person or following the action remotely, there are numerous ways that you can stay in touch with what’s ...read more