Data, analytics and fuel for the insight economy

Today’s our last day at the TDWI Analytics Experience in Boston. We’ve been busy talking up our new partnerships and expanded analytics vision for the z Systems ecosystem, and the feedback has been really positive. If you missed the news, please read this overview from Ross Mauri, General Manager of IBM z Systems. Yesterday I […]

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Real-time just got a whole lot more real

Yesterday was a very exciting day for us at the TDWI Analytics Experience in Boston, as we unveiled a number of partnerships that significantly expand analytics capabilities within the IBM z Systems ecosystem. You can get the word directly from my boss, Ross Mauri, General Manager of IBM z Systems, who set out the basics […]

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New options for mainframe analytics from IBM and partners

Companies today have access to more data than ever before, but this growing volume of data only matters if it can be used to derive insights in time to take meaningful actions. When we launched the new IBM z13 earlier this year, we delivered a system to supply these insights faster than ever. The z13’s […]

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Best Operations Analytics for IBM Middleware – Try it for IBM MQ!

As part of my blog series on Best Operations Analytics for IBM Middleware – Try it to believe it!, today I am going to talk about value to IBM MQ clients (formerly known as WebSphere MQ or MQ Series). IBM is a leader in the message-oriented middleware segment, and IBM MQ is used in many […]

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The Future of Network Availability Monitoring

Network availability monitoring has always been an integral part of the network management function for the enterprise and network service provider, answering the obvious but vital question: “Is my network infrastructure available and delivering the connectivity required by my customers?”. While this question has essentially remained the same for network operations, technology innovation such as […]

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A look at Docker containers on IBM PureApplication System and Service

Think about what would make your life easier. For software developers and the IT operations team, an easier life would look rather similar. Use your imagination: Think about packaging your application with everything it needs to run (code, runtime, system tools, system libraries…) into a standardized file system known as a container, ensuring that it […]

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Data scientists: The mainframe wants to meet you in Boston next week!

Well, maybe not the mainframe directly, but I do. And so does my team. We’re heading to TDWI’s The Analytics Experience conference at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston with some big news about how the mainframe is catering to you and your specific needs, so that you can analyze mainframe data without the fuss, […]

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5 container facts every CIO should know

In the last two years, there’s been over 600 million image downloads from the Docker Hub. It is a sure sign container technology is emerging. So what then do CIOs need to know about containers? According to the dictionary, a “container” is a portable compartment in which freight is placed for the convenience of movement. With […]

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Keep your network out of the news with Netcool

Recent events from United Airlines and the New York Stock Exchange, show that as networks grow in complexity and size, they remain vulnerable to human error. Anonymous network engineers have taken to reddit.com to confess their ‘oops’ moments indicating that these are not the isolated incidents we might think they are. A few admitted to being […]

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