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Better together: Systems of innovation (Part three)

Welcome to the era of rapid digital business innovation, where creating new value for your organization is limited only by your imagination. Working with executive leaders, we’ve envisioned a hybrid cloud architecture that’s enterprise strong and adaptive to industry-domain requirements, by design. It’s a forward-looking platform that will stand the test of time. Based upon […]

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OpenPOWER and the future of enterprise IT

Cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning are creating a lot of excitement in enterprise IT. However, it is continuous improvement in hardware infrastructure that have made software breakthroughs in these areas possible. OpenPOWER in action I was reminded of this as I watched a project demonstration of IBM OpenPOWER hardware working with […]

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Building on the success of IBM Spectrum LSF 10

IBM Spectrum LSF 10 was released in June 2016, delivering significant architectural enhancements and increases in scalability and performance. New functionalities are now being built on top of that solid foundation. This month will see the release of IBM Spectrum LSF 10.1.0.1, which will add several new capabilities. Container technologies offer many benefits, particularly in […]

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Ten cool things about IBM Spectrum LSF 10

This year — 2016 — is the year of IBM Spectrum LSF 10. The most recent version was released in June, but did you know that IBM Spectrum LSF, the leading workload management solution for high-performance computing (HPC), has been around for over 20 years? In that time, the adoption of HPC has skyrocketed, leading […]

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Why Linux is poised to lead the tech boom in Africa

Certain emerging markets are advancing so quickly that they aren’t just speeding through the technology phases of developed countries. They’re skipping stages entirely — a phenomenon economists call “leapfrogging.” The most visible signs of leapfrogging are in consumer technologies, including the rapid adoption of the internet, mobile phones and social media. By 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa […]

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Three driving forces to deliver apps in your hybrid cloud

Not all organizations are the same. Therefore not all IT choices will be the same. IT teams need options to deploy new cloud-native applications and existing enterprise applications and middleware across off-premises clouds and/or on-premises private clouds. Many companies are pushing the envelope to deliver new apps in the cloud, whereas industries such as government […]

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IBM Spectrum Conductor: Access, analyze and protect big data

If your organization uses data to gain competitive advantage, you’re looking to accelerate performance-intensive applications and extract full value from that data. As data volumes continue to explode in size, you’re probably asking: How do we accelerate results by rapidly and efficiently adopting next-generation analytics applications and open source frameworks such as Apache Spark? Are […]

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

Last week, we ran an article titled “Six surprising facts about IBM Systems that every IT professional should know.” And you liked it, you really liked it! In fact, the post was shared hundreds of times on the first day alone, and has since made its way all across the globe. As such, we wanted […]

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How your enterprise can use Docker containers in production

Docker container technology continues to revolutionize DevOps and the way IT operations teams oversee end-to-end application lifecycle management. During a recent Google Hangout–“Key Considerations for Using Docker Containers in Production”–there was a common topic discussed. Many operations teams need to understand that containers and virtual machines (VMs) are not competing, but actually work extremely well […]

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