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Best of both worlds–integrating hybrid cloud and enterprise IT infrastructure

Hybrid cloud, LinuxONE solutions, Multicloud

If you’ve been making IT decisions, it comes as no surprise that a hybrid multicloud environment is the current landscape for everything from application development to workload placement. What might be surprising is that only about 20 percent of all workloads have made the move to cloud[1]. Why is that the case? Think about your ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: “IBM AIX is dead and Unix isn’t relevant in today’s market” (part 1)

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Given the focus on cloud, Linux, AI, blockchain and other headline-grabbing topics today — plus IBM’s recent acquisition of Red Hat — it’s important to dispel the myth that IBM AIX and Unix are no longer relevant. When a technology isn’t front-page news every day, especially if that technology is older, the tech media circuit ...read more


Powerful new storage for your mission-critical hybrid multicloud

Flash storage, Multicloud, Storage

Cloud computing and mainframes processors are two of the most important contributors in information technology solutions. They are increasingly being linked together to unlock value for clients. 85 percent of companies are already operating in multicloud and by 2021, most existing apps will have migrated to the cloud. [1] At the same time, mainframe utilization ...read more


Is there too much choice with hybrid multicloud?

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Multicloud

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Cloud technology is now known by many names and this can be ...read more


Digital transformation: What about the mainframe?

Digital transformation, Hybrid cloud, Mainframes

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Digital transformation infuses digital technology into all areas of an organization’s business ...read more


Hybrid cloud and IBM Z: An interview with Tina Tarquinio

DevOps, Hybrid cloud, Mainframes

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. I invited the director of IBM Z to share with me some ...read more


Announcing our direction for Red Hat OpenShift for IBM Z and LinuxONE

LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes, Multicloud

In early July, IBM and Red Hat officially closed their most significant acquisition of 2019–an important milestone combining the power and flexibility of Red Hat’s open hybrid portfolio and IBM’s technology and deep industry expertise. The feedback from our clients and partners is clear. A recent IBM report found that 80 percent want solutions that ...read more


Get ready, IBM z/OS V2R4 is on the way!

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Servers

The newest version of IBM Z’s premier operating system is jam-packed with innovation to help clients build applications and services based on the highly scalable and secured mainframe infrastructure. It provides performance and availability for on-premises or provisioned-as-a-service workloads as businesses continue their digital transformation. z/OS V2.4 is designed to improve the integration of z/OS ...read more


The unbearable lightness of being: mainframe on the cloud

Cloud computing, Mainframes, Servers

Some time ago, having the words “cloud” and “mainframe” in the same phrase was considered implausible or even impossible. Working with mainframe-related technologies or even directly with any mainframe applications was always associated with green screens, blocky letters and this feeling of old technology. We could say this feeling still exists among a lot of ...read more