Container

Phoenix Systems and Kore Technologies bring bank-grade security to blockchain-based digital assets

Blockchain, Data security, LinuxONE solutions

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. As blockchain technology flourishes, so do new protocols for managing currency exchanges, financial transactions, ...read more


Pick a cloud platform that matches your hybrid cloud strategy, not the other way around

Hybrid cloud, LinuxONE solutions, Multicloud

Though the CIO or CTO of a company is typically responsible for the organization’s information technology, often the technology itself takes over the executive seat, defining the strategies that a CIO/CTO feels compelled to take. A need-to list can very quickly become a wish list, with the amount of “required” tech rapidly spiraling out of ...read more


IBM Storage brings enterprise data services to containers

Cloud object storage, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

Today, 85 percent of enterprises are operating in a hybrid multicloud environment;[1] at the same time, IDC expects the worldwide installed base of container instances to reach three billion in 2021.[2] While hybrid multicloud architectures and container adoption have become common, challenges exist for these interwoven technologies. Containers are easily deployed for experimentation and new ...read more


The next “tick” of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM Z and LinuxONE

Linux on z, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

The working philosophy at Fort Vale is “continuous improvement” according to the UK-based engineering company deploying its new ERP system on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and IBM LinuxONE. Continuous improvement is also a good theme for the next “tick” of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server – following the “tick-tock” approach that SUSE uses for releases. SLES ...read more


New Container pricing enhancements bring pay-as-you-go model to z/OS

Cloud computing, Data centers, Data security...

Today’s IT is fast-paced and in constant evolution. For many clients, IBM Z® is at the center of their digital transformation. Utilizing this secure, flexible infrastructure with the agility of public cloud and the security and resiliency of a private cloud, clients can accelerate the deployment of new services to help meet market demands. We continue to deliver security, development and ...read more


The new normal: A secure and agile business

Digital transformation, Linux on z, Linux systems...

If you’re like most of the IT leaders in this industry, you know that high stakes boardroom conversations are changing as fast as the pace of technology innovation. Today’s executives in a digitally empowered world, want IT to innovate and deliver outstanding user experiences, all built on a strong foundation of equity and trust in ...read more


IBM FlashSystem 9100 – The core of the data-driven multi-cloud enterprise

AI, Cloud computing, Data centers...

IBM believes that today there is only one kind of successful enterprise – the data-driven multi-cloud organization.[1] We can see the needs of data-driven businesses reflected in some of the most powerful trends currently driving enterprise data storage: Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe), artificial intelligence, multi-cloud, containers and more.[2] The question becomes: “Is there a storage ...read more


Secure, scalable clouds and containers

Cloud computing, Data security, Digital transformation...

IBM LinuxONE and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Canonical has announced their latest enterprise Linux distribution – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – with an increased focus on both containers and multi-cloud infrastructure. Ubuntu supports IBM LinuxONE, including the recently announced Rockhopper II. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is a great match for LinuxONE’s enterprise server hardware, with its optimization for ...read more


Container data availability and reuse

Cloud computing, DevOps, Hybrid cloud storage...

Containers provide rapid deployment in a lightweight framework. They are ideal for scaling up and down services, rapid provisioning for development and an integral part of many DevOps workflows. Containers have less overhead than virtual machines and the flexibility for practically any workload. As organizations adopt containers more broadly, data management and availability requirements have ...read more