linux systems

The best and the brightest: “Thinking big” in the cloud

Academic initiatives, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

Greetings from Las Vegas at the first IBM Think Conference!  Although this is my first Think conference (and more about the differences later) I am a veteran of IBM Innovate, InterConnect and IOD among others.  The thing I enjoy most about these conferences is the chance to learn from SMEs and brilliant industry leaders who ...read more


Hyper Protect DBaaS: the evolution of cloud databases

Data security, Ecosystem & partners, Encryption...

How important is security for your enterprise data? While today’s business leaders want to automate tasks to eliminate human errors and security breaches, they don’t want to spend time on technical details. Managing databases in the traditional way requires a lot of highly-specialized technical knowledge, and the DB admins must know and handle nearly all ...read more


The next phase of secured computing: IBM Cloud Private on Z

Cloud computing, Data centers, Data security...

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native applications on the most secure data-serving platform in the world Modern technologies that adversely impact businesses are evolving faster than ever. Ransomware, malware, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, phishing — the list of threats is vast and continues to expand. As new trends emerge, it’s critical for organizations to ...read more


IBM Systems: your hybrid IT infrastructure enabler

Cloud computing, Linux servers, Linux systems...

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 ...read more


Open source software — changing the world

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Ecosystem & partners...

By 2020, digital transformation teams will source more than 80 percent of their solution components from open source communities. That’s according to IDC’s “Top 10 Tech Predictions For 2017.” Open source has never been more important to the IT industry. Key reasons include: Open collaboration brings together diverse skills to solve common problems. Open source ...read more


Does cloud free you from understanding IT infrastructure?

Cloud computing, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

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 ...read more


Power Systems: the open innovation platform

Cloud computing, Cognitive computing, Digital transformation...

CEOs know that business technology is in a state of perpetual motion, and trendsetting innovation is often a collaborative effort that will engage multiple business partners. Achieving digital transformation success in today’s hypercompetitive environment also requires an open ecosystem — one that includes flexible capabilities that adapt to specific IT needs. CIOs and CTOs crave ...read more


Taking security to the next frontier

Data security, Ecosystem & partners, Linux servers...

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the In The Making blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Attackers always have the upper hand on the information security battlefield. They can ...read more


IBM Expands Containers Into the Enterprise

Linux on z, Linux servers, Linux systems...

Docker is taking the industry by storm, radically simplifying how to develop, package and run applications by using lightweight containers. This simplification has triggered an explosive growth in Docker adoption. As Docker gains adoption in the enterprise, IT teams need an integrated platform that includes orchestration, security and application management – and a highly scalable ...read more