AIX

Top IBM Power Systems myths: “Power Systems are too expensive compared to x86”

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is helping to dispel some of the top myths. My last post put aside the myth that the OpenPOWER Foundation isn’t really an industry backed consortium and has no real influence or value in the marketplace. In this post, ...read more


Deploy and manage cloud environments with new software bundles on IBM Power Systems

AI, Cloud computing, Power servers...

While many companies use public cloud to improve agility and cost efficiency, the reality is that not all workloads are suited for public cloud. Some mission-critical workloads that require complete control over data and security are better suited to remain on premises and behind the corporate firewall. Today’s enterprises need the best of both worlds. ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: Migrating to Power from x86 is costly, painful and risky

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems...

“Migrating your Oracle databases to IBM Power Systems is dangerous, expensive and very high risk.” That advice came from a well-known consulting company to a client planning to migrate its mission-critical databases from x86 to Power Systems. Such comments are not unusual, and it makes no difference if the migration is to AIX or Linux. ...read more


Optimizing data lake infrastructure

Big data & analytics, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analytics and production workloads. It embraces multiple data platforms, such as ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: Power has no cloud strategy

AI, Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. “Power Systems has no cloud strategy” is a popular one and thus a good place to start. Why the confusion? Public cloud has garnered more industry attention than private or ...read more


Take control of your cloud with simple and affordable steps

AI, Cloud servers, OpenPOWER...

With many public cloud adopters moving workloads back on premises due to security and cost concerns, it’s become clear to IT leaders that an “only public” cloud strategy is not the panacea that was promised. Many have instead started embracing “multi-cloud” environments, where some resources and applications are sourced from trusted public cloud providers and ...read more


IBM Spectrum Access Blueprint for IBM Cloud Private

AI, Cloud computing, Deep learning...

A few months ago, IBM introduced a new blueprint concept called IBM Spectrum Access Blueprint for IBM Cloud Private. Think of it as a recipe for deploying your own private cloud environment. To refresh your memory, IBM introduced this innovative and revolutionary platform as a service (PaaS) delivering IBM applications and middleware for modernizing traditional ...read more


Simplify your AIX environment with hyperconverged infrastructure

AI, Cloud computing, Ecosystem & partners...

Do you think that the AIX operating system is no longer relevant in this era of the private cloud? If so, you may want to reconsider that point of view. The cost efficiency of public cloud is certainly changing the landscape in profound ways, and the traditional constructs of on-premises IT need to make room ...read more


IBM AIX top trends for 2018

AI, Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

Today’s businesses demand infrastructure that’s secure, highly available and able to adapt quickly to changing business needs. They need innovative ways to deliver services to their customers. IBM AIX delivers these capabilities and more, and that’s why it’s still at the core of many IT ecosystems across industries. When you’re running mission-critical workloads on IBM ...read more