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Top three things you need on your InterConnect agenda

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

The New Year kicked off with a frenzy of activity, and with February already here, you may be wondering if you really want to spend a week in Las Vegas at IBM InterConnect 2016. Here are three reasons I’m excited to attend: Unbeatable networking InterConnect is the best bang for your buck when it comes ...read more


Linux has become enterprise class. Will your platform follow?

Power servers, Power Systems

We may not always realize it, but Linux surrounds our lives. Formerly a low-cost operating system for x86 based on open standards, Linux has become a complete platform ready for the needs of a large enterprise. It runs on the appliances in your home, the gadgets in your pocket, the self-service check-in machines at the ...read more


Beyond Jeopardy!—How Watson is helping to build businesses

Digital transformation, Power Systems, Real-time analytics

In 2011, Watson made a dramatic public debut on the Jeopardy! television game show. Using IBM Power Systems and analytics software developed with open frameworks like Apache Hadoop and UIMA, Watson showcased a cutting-edge ability to understand complex natural language questions and sift through vast libraries of unstructured human knowledge. And Watson proved to know ...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


Why POWER8 tops the price performance charts

Power Systems

OpenPOWER Foundation momentum continues to grow throughout the technology industry, as companies take notice of the sizable benefits that open innovation delivers over closed, proprietary environments. It is now a community of over 130 members that is growing weekly. This momentum comes through the collaborative spirit of some of the finest technological minds in the ...read more


POWER8 packs more than twice the big data punch

Power servers

Last week, in London, the top minds in financial technology came face to face at the STAC Summit to discuss the technology challenges facing the financial industry. The impact big data is having on the financial industry was a hot topic, and many discussions revolved around having the best technology on hand for handling data faster to gain a ...read more