open power

Why open technology will fuel your cognitive future

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

Name the industry and you’ll find businesses going digital. As these organizations pop up everywhere, they’re discovering the need to tap into entirely new pools of data to ask deeper questions than ever before. Ideally, an intelligent question will result in a meaningful answer—and for digital businesses, that approach takes cognitive technology and analytics. Consider ...read more


Day 2 at InterConnect 2016 and Systems transformation

Everything about Las Vegas is big. I thought the IBM site in Rochester, Minnesota (where I work) was expansive, but I now think the whole city of Rochester would fit inside the Mandalay Bay Resort or the MGM Grand Hotel. The whole atmosphere of the strip and IBM InterConnect inspires me to #OutthinkLimits! Off to ...read more


Optimized, integrated systems for Spark and Hadoop

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

As medium and large-enterprise clients look to expand their business insights by applying analytics to big data, they require a cost-effective, high-performing, resilient and secure infrastructure. These businesses are taking various approaches to organizing their structured and unstructured big data for analytics, including the following: Offloading their historical operational data from a data warehouse to ...read more


Top three things you need on your InterConnect agenda

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

The New Year kicked off with a frenzy of activity, and with February already here, you may be wondering if you really want to spend a week in Las Vegas at IBM InterConnect 2016. Here are three reasons I’m excited to attend: Unbeatable networking InterConnect is the best bang for your buck when it comes ...read more