IT infrastructure

Deep learning performance breakthrough

Have you noticed that interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has really taken off in the last year or so? A lot of that interest is fueled by deep learning. Deep learning has revolutionized the way we use our phones, bringing us new applications such as Google Voice and Apple’s Siri, which are based on AI […]

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What goes into the right storage for AI?

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cognitive analytics are having a tremendous impact in areas ranging from medical diagnostics to self-driving cars. AI systems are highly dependent on enormous volumes of data—both at rest in repositories and in motion in real time—to learn from experience, make connections and arrive at critical business decisions. Usage of […]

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IBM Systems: your hybrid IT infrastructure enabler

Many of our clients could conclude that typical hybrid cloud services seem incomplete; that is, up until now. While hosted private cloud (single tenant) and public cloud (multi-tenant) meet cloud computing requirements, many enterprises still need cloud-based hybrid IT solutions. Enterprises continue to adopt cloud services for a variety of workloads. However, challenges including transaction […]

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Realizing the dream: Encrypting all mainframe data

The ability to encrypt all of the data for an entire application or database has been an unfulfilled dream of IT for quite some time. After all, nobody wants to be the next big name splashed across news headlines when a data breach takes place, or stiff regulatory penalties are assessed. These possibilities drive many […]

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IT infrastructure transformation for India power company

How do you successfully migrate a substantial database to new hardware and storage in a tight timeframe? IT infrastructure transformation of this magnitude is a major undertaking for a large enterprise, and one that comes with substantial risks. In this blog post, I want to share the story of how IBM helped a major power […]

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Architecting for disruption – a digital change manifesto

We already know that technology shifts can disrupt industries. How you choose to invest in IT infrastructure today can impact your organization for the next two decades. To succeed, your business strategy and your business technology must be inseparable. But who is likely to possess that knowledge – the partner that can help you integrate […]

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Does cloud free you from understanding IT infrastructure?

As many investors discovered when the dotcom bubble burst, fundamentals still matter.  Companies eventually had to generate revenue, manage expenses and realize profits.  Those who invested blindly in enterprises with rising stock prices without evaluating the underlying business model’s propensity to generate profit lost money. So it is with cloud computing and the fundamentals for […]

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Expanding cloud options

According to industry analysts, more than 50 percent of IT spending will be cloud-based by 2018.[1] IBM research confirms that 75 percent of enterprises in the US plan to increase cloud investment.[2] It’s clear that cloud computing has become a foundational part of 21st century IT infrastructure solutions. Data protection is one area that has […]

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The right IT infrastructure for fast data and analytics

A manufacturer improves the ability to match output with demand that enables earlier logistics planning and rising profitability. A natural gas company’s engineers get a clearer picture of its pipeline operations to greatly enhance decision-making capabilities. And with a more holistic view of its customers, a bank’s executives are able to offer products that appeal […]

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