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Embracing and expanding the open hardware ecosystem

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

We are at the dawn of a new era of technology—fueled by data, shaped by the decline of Moore’s law, and delivered in the cloud. As the demand rises for more data-intensive workloads like AI and in-memory analytics that require significantly higher compute, storage and network performance, and as enterprises move more of their operations ...read more


The next “tick” of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM Z and LinuxONE

Linux on z, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

The working philosophy at Fort Vale is “continuous improvement” according to the UK-based engineering company deploying its new ERP system on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and IBM LinuxONE. Continuous improvement is also a good theme for the next “tick” of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server – following the “tick-tock” approach that SUSE uses for releases. SLES ...read more


Storage for blockchain and modern distributed database processing

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Cloud object storage...

IBM Blockchain is transforming enterprise capabilities across industries, fostering new insights and decisions: from trust and transparency in our food using IBM Food Trust™, to digitization and transparency of trade using TradeLens, to transforming digital identity into trusted identity using Identity, to redefining access to money for people and businesses everywhere using World Wire. The ...read more


Building the workforce for the cognitive era

Academic initiatives, Blockchain, Ecosystem & partners...

Mainframes are the core infrastructure system for many of the world’s leading businesses, including 92 of the top 100 global banks, the 10 top insurers and 18 of the top 25 retailers. Given the importance of these systems to their businesses, clients often ask what IBM is doing to help ensure a strong pipeline of ...read more


The power of blockchain in financial services

Blockchain, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions

In the current landscape, there are industry leaders evaluating distributed ledger technology, while others are investing in other areas. Financial market institutions have been among the first to implement the decentralized blockchain platform and set the groundwork for their future. A market study report titled “Blockchain rewires financial markets” from The IBM Institute for Business ...read more


Blockchain: Who should be in your consortium?

Blockchain, Open source

I have been working on IBM Blockchain for two years and have spoken to numerous clients, all with unique and interesting ideas on potential use cases. Early on I had a team do a study on use-case viability, and we determined that there are four key ingredients to a successful blockchain network: a transactional process ...read more


Trailblazing blockchain innovation

Blockchain

With the advent of blockchain and distributed ledger technology, businesses are drawn to the promise of reducing time and cost and increasing trust in payments and transactions. Financial institutions in particular have been taking a serious look at blockchain. Organizations ranging from banks to the London Stock Exchange are taking innovative approaches to blockchain solutions ...read more


Unlocking the potential of blockchain

Blockchain

At any given time, thousands of my IBM colleagues are working on various open source projects to design, debug and donate code. And when we come across a really interesting challenge, we take it a step further by joining our peers in building and shaping new ecosystems. The latest example is our membership in the ...read more


Going beyond the hype to a secure blockchain

LinuxONE solutions, Open source, Software

Many types of common business transactions — such as moving goods through a supply chain, or making multi-party contractual agreements — are more complex than they need to be. This is because each party to a transaction maintains their own, private records. Keeping all these records in sync is a time-consuming and inefficient process. Blockchain ...read more