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Top IBM Power Systems myths: “x86 public cloud beats Power cloud solutions on cost”

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Since I started the “Power myths” blog series in 2018, a lot has happened to enhance an already strong cloud strategy for IBM Power Systems, including the recent announcement that IBM POWER9 servers running AIX and IBM i are now available “as-a service” on IBM Cloud. Clients have responded to Power’s cloud strategy very positively, ...read more


The year of POWER9

AI, High-performance computing, Machine learning...

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 ...read more


IBM and H2O.ai combine forces to provide machine learning on IBM Power Systems

AI, Deep learning, Linux on Power Systems...

Collaboration taps POWER9 for open source AI workbench I am delighted to announce our new collaboration with H2O.ai to bring together our technologies surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning. This collaboration further cements and grows the IBM Power Systems goal to be an enterprise’s preferred AI platform. By working with H2O.ai, we ...read more


IBM i marks 30 years of innovation with the IBM i 30th Anniversary Edition

AI, Cloud computing, Cloud servers...

IBM Power Systems announced the IBM i 30th Anniversary Edition during a keynote session at the POWERUp2018 conference in San Antonio. The IBM i 30th Anniversary Edition extends the spirit of IBM and client innovation. It builds upon all of the values and benefits associated with today’s IBM i Solution Edition for the Power S914 ...read more


Choice and flexibility with IBM & SAP

AI, Cloud computing, Deep learning...

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 ...read more


Deep learning & HPC applications get even faster

AI, Deep learning, Digital transformation...

Data is coming at us from every direction, and it’s up to data scientists and IT leaders to make sense of it by cleaning, processing and extracting actionable insights. It can be challenging enough to prepare your data pipeline, and once you complete this task, you don’t want hardware components to limit your ability to ...read more


IBM POWER9 scale-out servers deliver more memory, better price performance vs. Intel x86

Cloud computing, Power servers, Power Systems

IBM recently began shipping its next-generation Power Systems servers incorporating its newly-designed POWER9 processor. These POWER9-based scale-out systems, including S914, S922, S924, H922, H924 and L922, provide leadership capabilities in non-accelerated compute spaces such as in-memory databases, advanced analytics and cloud environments. POWER9 scale-out servers are cloud-ready and include built-in PowerVM virtualization capabilities, enabling you ...read more


Astronauts, quantums, and mainframes, oh my! Day 3 recap from IBM Think 2018

Cloud computing, Data security, Encryption...

Yesterday, Wednesday, kicked off Day 3 of the IBM Think conference in Las Vegas, and it was another day jam-packed with exciting and illuminating activities. The morning started at the Modern Infrastructure campus, where veteran astronaut, venture capital adviser and former IBM Product Manager Steven Smith took the stage to share an inspirational account of ...read more


Big bets on infrastructure innovation: Day 2 recap from Think 2018

AI, Big data & analytics, Blockchain...

Tuesday at IBM Think built on the excitement of Day 1, with even more amazing announcements and eye-opening stories from our clients! The day kicked off with Ginni Rometty’s Chairman’s Address, which highlighted how IBM and our clients are putting smart to work. Ginni professed that we’re at a critical inflection point at the intersection ...read more