ibm power systems

Supercharging the hotel front desk in the cloud

Cloud computing, Power Systems

Here at Go Moment, we help some of the best-known hotels in the US—including Hilton, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza and Best Western—keep their customers delighted at all times. Our flagship “Ivy” platform is a virtual personal assistant that engages guests by text message, asking them to rate their experience and offering help or promotions. Ivy parses ...read more


Watson, cognitive computing and the insight economy

Power Systems

We build our tools and machines to do certain things better than we can. What started as clubs, knives and wheels eventually evolved into the Industrial Revolution and then into the Information Age. Our tools and machines have extended our capabilities exponentially, first taking on much of the brute force physical work and then much ...read more


Oracle in a flash

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

Last week, about 60,000 attendees from 140 countries flocked to San Francisco to attend Oracle OpenWorld 2015. And it’s safe to say that most if not all attendees had a common goal: maximizing their IT investments, especially within their Oracle deployments. But that’s not always easy, given that database performance is a function of the ...read more


Crafting cool technology, made with IBM

Data security

My favorite part of summer camp was never athletics (though I won a tennis award for most improved) and never drama (though they always found some part for me) and certainly never the overnight (though sleeping on the ground under the stars always sounds cool). My favorite part of camp was hands down arts and ...read more


Revved Up RPG from the Power Systems Academic Initiative

Power servers, Power Systems

Is your college teaching RPG? If not, consider making this enterprise computing language part of your curriculum with a brand new student level RPG course now available through the IBM Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI). Like all PSAI materials and resources, the new course titled “Programming in ILE RPG” is offered at no charge to ...read more


Site Ox takes cloud services to new heights with IBM Power Systems

Cloud computing, Power Systems

Here at Site Ox, we don’t really differentiate between different types of cloud. What is classed as “cloud” could be internal, in a remote data center, in a third-party data center or in SoftLayer—it’s all just cloud computing services to us. One size doesn’t fit all In today’s market, businesses aren’t looking for compute services. ...read more


Key Information Systems tackles cloud demands with IBM Power Systems

Power Systems, Workload & resource optimization

At Key Information Systems Inc. (KeyInfo), almost all the opportunities we’re working on today, and the conversations we’re having with clients, are in relation to hybrid cloud. Businesses are looking to get the right combination of services to meet their needs within whatever constraints they have around security, cost, performance and so on. We are ...read more


Bringing SAP HANA to a true enterprise-class platform

Power Systems

Today, SAP announced the availability of its HANA in-memory database technology on IBM Power Systems across the entire POWER8 portfolio. In addition to being a valuable extension of our long-time partnership, SAP HANA on Power represents continued momentum for in-memory analytics and exciting news for our joint clients in the market. SAP HANA will now be available ...read more


OpenPOWER for HPC and big data analytics data centers

OpenPOWER

Big data analytics, machine learning and deep learning are among the most rapidly growing workloads in the data center. These workloads have the compute performance requirements of traditional technical computing or high performance computing (HPC), coupled with a much larger volume and velocity of data. Conventional data center architectures have not kept up with the needs for ...read more