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The year of POWER9

It’s been just over a year since the launch of the new IBM POWER9 processor and POWER9-based IBM Power Systems servers. As we cap off a successful 2018 for IBM, we’re looking back at what the analysts, experts and media have said about POWER9 and IBM’s newest line of Power Systems servers. The much-anticipated December […]

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Deploy and manage cloud environments with new software bundles on IBM Power Systems

While many companies use public cloud to improve agility and cost efficiency, the reality is that not all workloads are suited for public cloud. Some mission-critical workloads that require complete control over data and security are better suited to remain on premises and behind the corporate firewall. Today’s enterprises need the best of both worlds. […]

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Top IBM Power Systems myths: Migrating to Power from x86 is costly, painful and risky

“Migrating your Oracle databases to IBM Power Systems is dangerous, expensive and very high risk.” That advice came from a well-known consulting company to a client planning to migrate its mission-critical databases from x86 to Power Systems. Such comments are not unusual, and it makes no difference if the migration is to AIX or Linux. […]

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Optimizing data lake infrastructure

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analytics and production workloads. It embraces multiple data platforms, such as […]

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Accelerate AI projects with the right infrastructure (Part two)

Last week, I talked about how implementing AI solutions in your organization is a lot like climbing a ladder–going it alone can be risky, but a good AI infrastructure is like having a trustworthy friend to help steady your climb. In my view, a crucial piece of that infrastructure support is the IBM Power AI […]

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Accelerating AI to the next level for enterprises

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends on the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. These opinions are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. For a major part of the last decade we have been talking about the future, […]

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System security assessment for servers that support SAP HANA

Information is at the core of today’s digital business operations. As the value of your organization’s information grows, it can become the primary target for a breach. A data breach occurs when someone is allowed to read data without authorization to access it. Once hackers can read your data, they can steal or modify it. […]

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Database migration from Oracle Exadata to IBM Power Systems

Data is the lifeblood of any organization. We rely on it for day-to-day and minute-to-minute operations, so database availability is essential. Many enterprises also have business, legal and regulatory requirements that mean they must have immediate access to complete and accurate data. This makes it hard to migrate data from one platform to another without […]

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A sneak peek of the Think 2019 Infrastructure campus

“It can be hard to keep up with all of the technology shifts and changes these days. IBM Think helps me because it addresses all of them including AI, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, security, and even nascent trends like quantum computing!” – Craig S. Mullins, President & Principal Consultant, Mullins Consulting Inc. Think 2019 is fast […]

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