Big Data

Hybrid cloud, GPUs and containers….as easy as 1,2,3

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud storage, Storage

Among organizational leaders operating high-performance computing environments today, there is rapidly growing interest in being able to leverage cloud computing resources on demand to augment on-premises resources – to address peaks in demand or to ensure time-critical work can be completed on time.  With more than two decades of experience managing clusters and clouds, we ...read more


Fast data: The future of big data

Data security, Integrated infrastructure, Internet of things...

It’s not news that big data is getting bigger by the second.  However, in addition to sheer volume, there is also increasing demand to take action faster than ever based on the data.  An organization’s leaders want to gain a competitive advantage by turning raw data into actionable intelligence. How can they quickly and efficiently ...read more


Spend less on IT operations and achieve more with IBM POWER8

Power servers, Power Systems

Big data, machine learning, social media, disruptive start-ups, mobile commerce and the Internet of Things. Amid all the rapid technology-driven change of recent years, one thing has stayed the same: the intense cost pressure on the IT function. Even in enterprises that recognize the full strategic value of IT, the budget is usually a key ...read more


Why financial services today need IBM Storage

Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage, Storage...

If data is that critical to the success of business decisions, then storage is the foundation of cognitive strategy and hybrid cloud is the platform for which cognitive solutions are built. Every building begins with a solid foundation. IBM Storage solutions are part of that solid foundation that will help drive success in your journey ...read more


IBM Innovation Center for Education: Building IT skills for the future

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems...

Have you heard about the IBM Innovation Center for Education? The Innovation Center for Education is a collaborative project between IBM and numerous universities and engineering colleges around the world that’s designed to offer industry-aligned skills training for students. According to a recent executive report from the IBM Institute for Business Value, 60 percent of ...read more


Top five New Year’s resolutions for CIOs

Again, we find ourselves on the precipice of a new year, facing the prospect of making resolutions for 2017. CIOs are no different; they resolve to hone in on measures that will add business value to their organizations. Here are some New Year’s resolutions for CIOs to consider for 2017. 1. Work as closely as ...read more


Banks compete in the cognitive era — with the right IT infrastructure

Whether rolling out the first automated teller machine (ATM) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or introducing the country’s first Visa card, Mashreq Bank has long been at the forefront of technology innovation. So it is no surprise that today we’re exploring technologies ranging from hybrid cloud to cognitive computing. Financial institutions everywhere are increasingly ...read more


How-to guide: Stay competitive in a digital economy

Open source, Power servers, Service providers

In today’s digital economy, regardless of industry, every company must embrace technology to adapt to the rapidly changing market dynamics. As data analytics and consumer demands evolve and grow, companies must modernize their IT infrastructure to deliver innovative capabilities and maintain competitive positioning. Modernizing your IT infrastructure can seem daunting; however, the following steps will ...read more


Data grows and so should your IBM Flash Storage

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure...

Today, there’s no question that storage plays a key role in helping enterprises achieve their strategic objectives. Given the incremental growth of data, the need for virtualization, the open source movement, and the shift toward cognitive computing and cloud, data storage is essential today. These changes can cause increasing costs, complexity and inflexibility for businesses. ...read more