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Top IBM Power Systems myths: “IBM AIX is dead and Unix isn’t relevant in today’s market” (part 2)

AI, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems

In part 1 of this series, we started to look at the myth that IBM AIX and Unix are no longer relevant. We talked about the Unix wars that began in the 1980s and how the market has evolved since then. Now, let’s consider the evolution of AIX in the past few decades and the ...read more


Riding LinuxONE Systems in the hybrid cloud

Data security, LinuxONE solutions, Open source

Alf Thunberg often rides a motorcycle to the office. He repairs his two motorcycles himself, and rides the vintage bikes to work, wearing his helmet and a business suit. He’s taking an all-in-one approach to his daily travels, reducing unnecessary costs wherever possible. He applies the same approach to deploy client applications on scalable data ...read more


Using LinuxONE to transform and protect your business, May 2019

Data security, LinuxONE solutions, Security

Your transition to the cloud can only be successful if your data and your environment are secure. Your business, your customers and your partners depend on it. In addition, any interruption to your business can result in lost revenue, trust and ultimately reputation. At IBM, we are committed to providing solutions that maintain your data ...read more


Business growth through innovation

Linux on z, LinuxONE solutions

Johan Schelling gets his best inspiration to innovate on long drives in his yellow Donkervoort sports car. Like ICU IT Services, the car is Dutch–built by an engineering innovator who challenged traditional thinking with his new designs. For Schelling, the drives through the Dutch countryside give him time to think–often about using new software technology ...read more


The rise of Open Source Databases

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems, Open source...

After many years of working in the IT industry, both as an IT manager in a large telecommunications setup and as a consultant providing solutions to my clients, I’ve come to see a huge interest among users in leveraging more open source software and standards. It comes as no surprise to me that the adoption ...read more


The world’s smartest supercomputers, built on IBM Systems

High-performance computing, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems...

Every year, computers get smarter and faster as they adapt to emerging technology challenges. Collaborating on these industry-leading computing solutions is an exciting frontier. As we begin a new year, IBM Systems Lab Services is wrapping up our largest contract to date on one such project — a collaborative high-performance computing (HPC) endeavor by the ...read more


Explore the future of enterprise Linux systems at Think 2019

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Data centers...

Many organizations rely on Linux-based systems to support critical enterprise applications. Yet as their businesses grow, these organizations are increasingly looking for alternatives to commodity x86 servers. They need better ways to meet enterprise-grade security, reliability and scalability requirements while controlling costs and complexity. IBM LinuxONE enterprise systems offer an answer. From banks to cloud ...read more


Is your scientific software complemented by the best hardware?

Deep learning, High-performance computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

Did you know you could realize huge performance gains for your scientific applications by taking advantage of the unique capabilities of the IBM Power Systems platform? Are you apprehensive about making the leap to another architecture? Let’s look at the current state of the software ecosystem around IBM POWER, the resources available and how IBM ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: Migrating to Power from x86 is costly, painful and risky

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems...

“Migrating your Oracle databases to IBM Power Systems is dangerous, expensive and very high risk.” That advice came from a well-known consulting company to a client planning to migrate its mission-critical databases from x86 to Power Systems. Such comments are not unusual, and it makes no difference if the migration is to AIX or Linux. ...read more