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IBM DS8880F: The trusted foundation for digital innovation

A recent study from Forrester® reveals that digital transformation and customer experience are the current and future goals of process improvement initiatives.  Leaders need to change the way they think in order to match these goals[1] . In fact, the nature of core business is changing rapidly to meet customer expectations. Business transformation fosters efficiency […]

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3 paradigm shifts for IT operations on IBM Z to support digital enterprise

Good news! IBM Z is perfectly equipped to be at the center of your digital enterprise; 80 percent of corporate structured data and 55 percent of all enterprise transactions reside on IBM Z with only 6.2 percent of total corporate server expenditure[1]. It is the only platform capable of encryption of 100 percent of your […]

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Keeping the pace of innovation for mainframe

Business demands for trusted digital experiences and greater agility are two of the strongest currents driving business transformation and modernization these days, especially in the mainframe arena. This week, IBM is announcing a single-frame IBM Z built on an industry-standard 19” form factor, designed to create a low-cost, secure cloud infrastructure and capitalize on new […]

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IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data centers and for private cloud environments. This will bring […]

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What’s all the buzz about new tech on IBM Cloud Private?

Have you heard a lot of chatter about cloud containers recently? To indulge my curiosity, I decided to delve deeper into some of these exciting new technologies. I wanted to understand what all that buzz about Docker Swarm and Kubernetes is about. How do these recent developments on IBM Cloud Private redefine the way organizations are […]

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Choice and flexibility with IBM & SAP

It’s no surprise that SAP HANA is a resource-intensive workload that requires planning across your organization, from DevOps to infrastructure teams. Last week at the IBM Think Conference in Las Vegas, IBM and SAP leaders talked about how our two companies are innovating together to reduce total cost of ownership and improving efficiency for clients […]

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Transforming complexity into simplicity

Where there’s greater complexity in your business and IT/cloud infrastructure, there’s often increased risk. But, with the upcoming announcement of a new VersaStack™ Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for your private cloud, IBM and Cisco are minimizing your risk so your private cloud deployment is simple, easy and efficient. The new CVD, which is currently scheduled […]

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Who do you trust with your IT security?

Security is a word that’s used to cover many aspects of IT, and it’s a top concern for organizations today, but there’s another important word related to the vendors of IT security products and solutions that safeguard your business: trust. Securing your business data and applications from malicious access or tampering rests on trust in […]

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Top data backup and recovery challenges for hybrid cloud

Backups are one of the oldest IT tasks, and most business leaders assume that their backup and recovery strategy is working properly. But when events occur that put an organization’s backup strategy to the test, its success or failure to deliver can have a lasting impact on business revenue, brand value, resiliency and of course […]

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