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Spartan Group helps accelerate demand for digital asset-based products

Blockchain, Data security, LinuxONE solutions

Digital assets, particularly in the form of cryptocurrencies and tokens, have been the subject of a great deal of press coverage over the last 18-24 months. Research from Fidelity Investments suggests that 22 percent of institutional investors are already exposed to digital assets, with 40 percent being open to future investments.[1] These figures demonstrate an ...read more


Business growth through innovation

Linux on z, LinuxONE solutions

Johan Schelling gets his best inspiration to innovate on long drives in his yellow Donkervoort sports car. Like ICU IT Services, the car is Dutch–built by an engineering innovator who challenged traditional thinking with his new designs. For Schelling, the drives through the Dutch countryside give him time to think–often about using new software technology ...read more


Explore the future of enterprise Linux systems at Think 2019

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Data centers...

Many organizations rely on Linux-based systems to support critical enterprise applications. Yet as their businesses grow, these organizations are increasingly looking for alternatives to commodity x86 servers. They need better ways to meet enterprise-grade security, reliability and scalability requirements while controlling costs and complexity. IBM LinuxONE enterprise systems offer an answer. From banks to cloud ...read more


Meet digital transformation challenges by scaling IT systems

Data security, Digital transformation, Linux systems...

Digital transformation, with its new paradigms, presents challenges to your enterprise. New business models are pressuring organizations to rapidly innovate and respond. Success in this environment requires an enterprise IT ecosystem that’s scalable and agile – able to swiftly accommodate growing and shifting business needs. As an IT or operations executive, you constantly face the ...read more


Accelerating value in the API economy with mainframe

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Data security...

In today’s vastly interconnected world, the places for lone islands of business to prosper are few and far between. Organizations are built on trade, and market leaders collaborate for new opportunity, innovation and competitive advantage. Over 70 percent of CxOs are seeking to increase their partnerships, and in this digital marketplace, application programming interfaces (APIs) ...read more


Building the workforce for the cognitive era

Academic initiatives, Blockchain, Ecosystem & partners...

Mainframes are the core infrastructure system for many of the world’s leading businesses, including 92 of the top 100 global banks, the 10 top insurers and 18 of the top 25 retailers. Given the importance of these systems to their businesses, clients often ask what IBM is doing to help ensure a strong pipeline of ...read more


IBM Z: The banking platform for the future

Data security, Encryption, Mainframes...

I’ve talked with many banking executives about how their business is changing and what they need to do to compete in this dynamic and turbulent marketplace. Maintaining trust with clients is core. The financial services sector had 65 percent more cybercrime attacks than average, based on an analysis of security incidents from 2016. In this ...read more


The confluence of cloud, mainframe and flash

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Mainframes...

IBM mainframes were doing cloud long before cloud was cool. Since 1964, forward-thinking organizations have leveraged the power of IBM mainframes to build greater business value, reduce cost and create competitive advantage. In the 21st century, IBM z Systems help cognitive businesses around the world gain real-time insight from big data analytics, deliver agility and ...read more


Six surprising facts about IBM Systems that every IT professional should know

Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes...

Did you know that industry leaders in finance, travel and transportation, insurance, and retail have built their businesses on IT infrastructure from IBM Systems? More and more, infrastructure is playing a major role in driving business outcomes, and IBM Systems is helping IT leaders to be seen as a trusted service provider, enabling cognitive business. ...read more