The world’s smartest supercomputers, built on IBM Systems

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

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 more

Welcoming H2O Driverless AI to the PowerAI ecosystem

AI, Machine learning, OpenPOWER...

There is the old saying that “it takes a village,” and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to building the best solutions for companies on the journey to AI. No one company has all the answers and with new technologies emerging daily, it is important to partner with the right trailblazers. IBM Power more

Teaming up to deliver the best server for enterprise AI

AI, Power servers, Power Systems...

Growing up and playing sports through college, I learned that winning is a team effort. No single player, no matter how spectacular, can carry a team to a championship alone. This analogy resonates as that’s what we are now seeing as we embark on the artificial intelligence (AI) era. I believe that the whole is more

Reaching the Summit: The next milestone for HPC

AI, Big data & analytics, Government...

The high-performance computing landscape is evolving at a furious pace that some are describing as an important inflection point, as Moore’s Law delivers diminishing returns while performance demands increase. Leaders of organizations are grappling with how to embrace recent system-level innovations like acceleration, while simultaneously being challenged to incorporate analytics into their HPC workloads. On more

The evolution of open collaboration in business models

Cognitive computing, Industry, Manufacturing...

Disruptive change has always allowed organizations or individuals to redefine markets and to upset established industry paradigms and thought patterns. Information technology is also undergoing significant disruptive change, including changes in the economics of chip development and manufacturing, the growth of new workload types such as big data, cognitive computing, and the Internet of Things more

Re-Store collaborates to advance genomics research

Power servers, Power Systems

In today’s fast-paced environment, having the right hardware, software, networking devices and storage in an optimum configuration is the first step toward a successful computationally intensive research project. The right set-up can allow a research team to hit the ground running. Recently, Re-Store was involved in a multi-part collaboration effort, bringing their skills and expertise more

NVIDIA GTC deep learning dispatch: Day 2

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

Day two of NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference has wrapped, and the excitement around deep learning and PowerAI continues to grow. In a lot of ways, the evolution of GTC (focusing on data-intensive computing and HPC to accelerated computing to deep learning) mirrors that of IBM. IBM earned its pedigree in the realm of HPC computing, more

NVIDIA GTC deep learning dispatch: Day 1

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

It’s begun! NVIDIA’s annual GPU Technology Conference, or GTC. Last week we told you about our Top 5 Things to Do, and now we’re here live at the show to bring you the latest chatter from the conference floor, where industry leaders like IBM, NVIDIA, Mellanox, Samsung and more are coming together. For IBM, our more

Tencent wins big data race with OpenPOWER

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

To most people, the words “Daytona” and “Indy” evoke the need for speed. These are global events that feature drivers and teams from around the world, where legends are made on the track. But what if I told you that the latest Indy and Daytona record holder had no wheels, no drivers, and didn’t move more