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Top IBM Power Systems myths: Power has no cloud strategy

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. “Power Systems has no cloud strategy” is a popular one and thus a good place to start. Why the confusion? Public cloud has garnered more industry attention than private or […]

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Welcoming H2O Driverless AI to the PowerAI ecosystem

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 […]

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Scaling TensorFlow and Caffe to 256 GPUs

Deep learning has taken the world by storm in the last four years, powering hundreds of consumer web and mobile applications that we use every day. But the extremely long training times in most frameworks present a hurdle that’s curtailing the broader proliferation of deep learning. It currently may take days or even weeks to […]

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IBM PowerAI and Watson team up at O’Reilly AI Conference

Deep learning and artificial intelligence are two terms that have become ubiquitous in the technology market, as enterprises, research centers, academic institutions and individual developers have quickly realized that the cognitive era is upon us. These technologies represent the solid possibility of unlocking greater insights from data by augmenting human capabilities with some of the […]

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NVIDIA GTC deep learning dispatch: Day 3

I have to tell you, after three days of intense deep learning sessions, I’m ready for a deep sleep. Luckily, NVIDIA CEO Jenson Huang knew how to start the day off right when he announced their next GPU, Volta. To put it lightly, Volta takes GPU-accelerated computing into the stratosphere, and we’re excited about how […]

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NVIDIA GTC deep learning dispatch: Day 2

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, […]

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NVIDIA GTC deep learning dispatch: Day 1

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 […]

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IBM at GTC: Experience the power of GPU-accelerated deep learning

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and no, I’m not talking about Spring. It’s finally time for NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, or GTC. Here at IBM Power Systems we couldn’t be more excited, and as a Diamond sponsor of the event we are looking forward to showcasing all of our latest technology and […]

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Expanding choices for PowerAI developers with TensorFlow

Watson, Siri, the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa have inspired worldwide interest in deep learning and the promise it holds for artificial intelligence (AI) development. But today, deploying this technology can be costly and time-consuming, often requiring an in-house deep learning development group stuffed with PhDs. That’s why IBM created PowerAI, the world’s leading enterprise […]

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