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Simplify journey to multicloud with IBM Power Systems

Cloud computing, Power servers, Power Systems

Enterprises increasingly implement multiple cloud solutions to support a diverse array of workloads. They tap into public cloud services, build private clouds and construct hybrid clouds in an effort to optimize the balance of performance, control and cost for each application. They also can gain resiliency, reliability and flexibility benefits when strategically distributing applications, software ...read more


POWER9 Scale-Up servers designed to fuel innovation

AI, Banking & finance, Cloud computing...

Today is a big day for IBM Power Systems. Our initial rollout of POWER9 servers is now complete with our latest offerings. These enterprise-class scale-up servers combine simplified cloud management with leadership performance, scale, availability and security. Did you know that 80 percent of the Fortune 100 have IBM Power Systems? Across the globe, top ...read more


Secure, scalable clouds and containers

Cloud computing, Data security, Digital transformation...

IBM LinuxONE and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Canonical has announced their latest enterprise Linux distribution – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – with an increased focus on both containers and multi-cloud infrastructure. Ubuntu supports IBM LinuxONE, including the recently announced Rockhopper II. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is a great match for LinuxONE’s enterprise server hardware, with its optimization for ...read more


Software development discipline reshapes infrastructure

Integrated infrastructure, Software, Software-defined computing...

Infrastructure as code Software engineering has delivered goodness that the world relies on every day. Gone are the days of software that crashes frequently. Software is now reliable, and changes made to software are seldom disruptive.  Software vendors quickly adapt to new features in operating systems and hardware. This is due to a confluence of ...read more


Building your own cloud

Power servers, Power Systems

It sounds like an idea that could only have a bad ending: ‘Build your own cloud.” And yet, several companies are successfully doing it to build a competitive advantage. This article explores some of those innovations and how the ideas and lessons learned may apply to your own cloud strategy and business. The wrong way ...read more


Red Hat courses enhance Power Systems Academic Initiative

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

The Linux operating system is supported on every IBM Power Systems server that IBM makes.  Our broad Linux portfolio is based on open technology and an open ecosystem, which are valuable to our Power clients.   Users can run highly scalable, highly reliable and highly flexible Linux environments on Power processor-based servers.  In fact, you can ...read more


Making a case for cloud computing

Cloud computing, Data security, Hybrid cloud...

My wife, who is home for the day, just informed me that her IT department moved their email and home directories to the cloud.  Previously, the company’s access policies were so restrictive that she could never see this information offsite.  As I reflected on what this change would mean to remote users, I wondered about ...read more


Agility & collaboration for the win at InterConnect 2017

Linux systems, Mainframes, Power servers...

The day opened as all days in Las Vegas should – with a bright blue sky and the hot sun beating down on the strip. The temperature change was just a primer for what greeted us next – the intensity and energy of IBM InterConnect 2017. Boasting the best of training, certification and expert talks, ...read more


Building on the success of IBM Spectrum LSF 10

Software-defined computing, Storage, System software...

IBM Spectrum LSF 10 was released in June 2016, delivering significant architectural enhancements and increases in scalability and performance. New functionalities are now being built on top of that solid foundation. This month will see the release of IBM Spectrum LSF 10.1.0.1, which will add several new capabilities. Container technologies offer many benefits, particularly in ...read more