IBM OpenPOWER Foundation

With IBM POWER9, we’re all riding the AI wave

There’s a big connection between my love for water sports and hardware design — both involve observing waves and planning several moves ahead. Four years ago, when we started sketching the POWER9™ chip from scratch, we saw an upsurge of modern workloads driven by artificial intelligence and massive data sets. We are now ready to […]

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Reaching the Summit: The next milestone for HPC

The high-performance computing landscape is evolving at a furious pace that some are describing as an important inflection point, as Moore’s Law delivers diminishing returns while performance demands increase. Leaders of organizations are grappling with how to embrace recent system-level innovations like acceleration, while simultaneously being challenged to incorporate analytics into their HPC workloads. On […]

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An IBM & Nutanix initiative: Are you ready for a cloud that scales with your enterprise?

There is no denying that the world is going digital.  At IBM we have been helping organizations to modernize their IT infrastructure and data management, tapping into advanced analytics and real-time insights for competitive advantage. If your organization is one of many currently undergoing digital transformation, and you are investigating how your business can benefit […]

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NVIDIA GTC deep learning dispatch: Day 3

I have to tell you, after three days of intense deep learning sessions, I’m ready for a deep sleep. Luckily, NVIDIA CEO Jenson Huang knew how to start the day off right when he announced their next GPU, Volta. To put it lightly, Volta takes GPU-accelerated computing into the stratosphere, and we’re excited about how […]

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Reinventing IT infrastructure in the cognitive and cloud era

IBM invests heavily in innovation for IT infrastructure as part of its overall innovation agenda. Why? Because we know that traditional IT infrastructure and systems won’t be enough to drive businesses forward — our business or yours. As I discussed in a previous In the Making blog post, the role of IT leaders is changing. Roles […]

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Tencent wins big data race with OpenPOWER

To most people, the words “Daytona” and “Indy” evoke the need for speed. These are global events that feature drivers and teams from around the world, where legends are made on the track. But what if I told you that the latest Indy and Daytona record holder had no wheels, no drivers, and didn’t move […]

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Is open innovation the future of your business?

A growing percentage of enterprise IT shops will be implementing open technologies over the next two to five years here in China as in other parts of the world. Why? Businesses want to respond to their customers in a faster, more agile way. By taking advantage of open technology, you can put new solutions and […]

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Day one at IBM Edge 2016: Acceleration and innovation in Las Vegas

Edge 2016 started off with a bang as thousands of excited attendees arrived for the world’s premier IT infrastructure conference! After arriving in Las Vegas on Sunday, I headed to the registration booth to get my badge and a map from one of the volunteers. Then, it was on to exploring. I was blown away […]

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