With IBM POWER9, we’re all riding the AI wave

AI, Big data & analytics, Modern data platforms...

There’s a big connection between my love for water sports and hardware design — both involve observing waves and planning several moves ahead. Four years ago, when we started sketching the POWER9™ chip from scratch, we saw an upsurge of modern workloads driven by artificial intelligence and massive data sets. We are now ready to more

Reaching the Summit: The next milestone for HPC

AI, Big data & analytics, High-performance computing...

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

Power Systems: the open innovation platform

Cloud computing, Digital transformation, OpenPOWER...

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 more

The evolution of open collaboration in business models

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

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

An IBM & Nutanix initiative: Are you ready for a cloud that scales with your enterprise?

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

There is no denying that the world is going digital.  At IBM we have been helping organizations to modernize their IT infrastructure and data management, tapping into advanced analytics and real-time insights for competitive advantage. If your organization is one of many currently undergoing digital transformation, and you are investigating how your business can benefit more

NVIDIA GTC deep learning dispatch: Day 3

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

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 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

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

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

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 more