IBM Flash: The mid-market advantage

A recent market survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM confirms that flash storage is a big hit among mid-market businesses (MMB). In fact, 82 percent of MMB IT decision-makers are either planning to deploy flash-based data storage or are already upgrading their flash solutions.[1] The Forrester survey provided a valuable snapshot of […]

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Corral your growing storage infrastructure!

A changing IT ecosystem Businesses today are measured by their ability to meet customer demand for anytime/anywhere products and services. Technologies such as cloud, mobility, social media, cognitive/AI, the Internet of Things and virtual reality are creating new business performance benchmarks and generating an explosion of data. To deliver competitive advantage in the marketplace, organizations […]

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The data storage elite are about to be recognized

February 2018 will be a big month for those at the top of their game.  With the 2018 Winter Olympics set to take place February 9 -25 in PyeongChang, South Korea, the world’s elite athletes will compete for a record 102 medals in 15 disciplines, including headline sports such as skiing, bobsledding, figure skating and […]

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PCI DSS security compliance on IBM AIX

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit and cash card transactions, and to protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information. While most companies have to meet numerous regulatory requirements, they often fail to maintain their […]

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Reinventing DevOps: Continuous delivery and the database

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Modern software development teams have adopted a continuous delivery approach based upon […]

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HyperSecure DBaaS: the evolution of cloud databases

How important is security for your enterprise data? While today’s business leaders want to automate tasks to eliminate human errors and security breaches, they don’t want to spend time on technical details. Managing databases in the traditional way requires a lot of highly-specialized technical knowledge, and the DB admins must know and handle nearly all […]

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Building a culture of high availability

What customer doesn’t expect the applications they use to work all the time? What business doesn’t want high availability from its IT systems? In today’s world, both customers and businesses have high expectations. Customers want to bank and shop when it’s convenient for them, and business leaders want the systems providing these services to be […]

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The next phase of secured computing: IBM Cloud Private on Z

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native applications on the most secure data-serving platform in the world Modern technologies that adversely impact businesses are evolving faster than ever. Ransomware, malware, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, phishing — the list of threats is vast and continues to expand. As new trends emerge, it’s critical for organizations to […]

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Deep learning performance breakthrough

Have you noticed that interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has really taken off in the last year or so? A lot of that interest is fueled by deep learning. Deep learning has revolutionized the way we use our phones, bringing us new applications such as Google Voice and Apple’s Siri, which are based on AI […]

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