interconnect2017

Insights on data and CTO challenges

Real-time analytics

A conversation with an IT social influencer During InterConnect 2017, we spoke to industry thought leader and prominent social influencer Craig Mullins, president and principal consultant of Mullins Consulting, Inc., about his perspective on the challenges faced by today’s CTOs and the growing complexity of data. Mullins has an extensive background in data and database ...read more


Celebrating a silver anniversary: IBM Spectrum LSF

Storage, Workload & resource optimization

This week we celebrate the release of our second agile update to IBM Spectrum LSF 10. And it’s our silver anniversary… 25 years of IBM Spectrum LSF! As we previously discussed in this blog post, IBM Spectrum LSF 10 focused primarily on architectural changes to support future growth in performance and scalability. We’ve seen steady ...read more


IBM InterConnect 2017 day 4: Step by step

Linux systems, Mainframes, Power servers...

Wednesday at InterConnect 2017 was all about learning in the excellent breakout sessions. In fact, there were still 2,278 sessions to choose from! Not to mention all of the people to meet, social media channels to update, phones to charge (I’ve had to charge my phone 3 times every day!), coffee to drink, and more ...read more


Solving the world’s problems with cognitive at InterConnect day 3

Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes...

“Cognitive will separate the winners and the losers.” That was IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty speaking to a packed auditorium of IBM InterConnect attendees on Tuesday morning. Inspiring conversation, inspiring tech, inspiring IBMers. #IBMInterconnect with Ginni Rometty and @TajyMany pic.twitter.com/cY5Zi8SqP3 — IBM Storage (@IBMStorage) March 21, 2017 On stage, Rometty continued to drive ...read more


The new cloud conversation: How to build a high-performing cloud

Hybrid cloud, Linux on z, Mainframes

While most agree that cloud is the architecture of the future, IT leaders are learning fast that putting all clouds into one category is like saying that all cars are the same. An AMC Gremlin and a Porsche 911 both have an engine and four wheels, but produce vastly different results. With clouds, as with ...read more


What will you build after IBM InterConnect day two?

Linux systems, Mainframes, Power servers...

Monday kicked off day two of IBM InterConnect and the morning lineup was jam-packed with client stories discussing in detail what they’ve built with IBM solutions.  Attendees discovered IT infrastructure, artificial intelligence, security and Internet of Things solutions so they too can take back control of their cloud and build a better business. The welcome ...read more


Agility & collaboration for the win at InterConnect 2017

Linux systems, Mainframes, Power servers...

The day opened as all days in Las Vegas should – with a bright blue sky and the hot sun beating down on the strip. The temperature change was just a primer for what greeted us next – the intensity and energy of IBM InterConnect 2017. Boasting the best of training, certification and expert talks, ...read more


Move your business into the future at IBM InterConnect 2017

Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions

In a world where customer expectations and data continues to grow, IBM LinuxONE brings the capabilities and performance necessary to drive innovation, secure data and capture future opportunities for today’s enterprises. Discover how to put these technologies to work for your organization at IBM InterConnect 2017, March 19–23 in Las Vegas. As an IT practitioner, ...read more


Unlock hybrid clouds at InterConnect 2017

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes

Today, having a hybrid cloud strategy doesn’t set you apart.  What does is being able to create business value by taking advantage of hybrid cloud. With unmatched scalability, security and reliability, IBM z Systems provides the foundation for modern and agile services needed by organizations today.  By taking advantage of offerings that simplify the management ...read more