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Tackling technical risk in custom code application migration

It’s not exactly newsworthy that most companies don’t like migrations. They’re viewed as disruptive, risky and costly, and IT teams usually have a laundry list of worries about what might go wrong. Technical risk is probably the most common migration worry, and the potential technical issues that can arise vary depending on the type of […]

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Making deep learning easy and accessible to enterprises

As much as we talk about the power of deep learning, most companies are still warming up to the technology. There’s no denying the promise it offers, but realizing business value can be challenging. We’re about to change that, making it easier for leaders to harness insights with deep learning from the deluge of data. […]

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Tackling the number one migration worry: Technology risk

I recently wrote about the top five application and system migration worries organizations face when a change in technology platforms is required, and I promised to delve into each of them in more detail in subsequent posts. Before taking a deeper look into each of the five worries, I set out a basic framework for […]

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Proposition: No speed limit on NVIDIA Volta with rise of AI

This is an era of data-centric computing.  There’s no doubt about that.  For those in hardware engineering who embraced disruption over the past few years – my colleagues at IBM Cognitive Systems and our partner NVIDIA included – this sudden rise of AI-inspired applications is a once or twice-in-a-career thrill. From a practical perspective, we […]

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Software development discipline reshapes infrastructure

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 […]

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Five important considerations for HPC deployments

Architecting superior high-performance computing (HPC) clusters requires a holistic approach that responds to performance at every level of the deployment. HPC workloads put massive computational demands on your infrastructure: they involve analyzing huge data sets to solve complex problems, and that means they require supercomputing capabilities. In short, there are many facets to the HPC […]

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Artificial intelligence is coming: Are you ready? (Part 1)

Artificial intelligence (AI), technically known as “machine intelligence,” is a buzzword in the tech industry today. Businesses are finding innovative ways of mining data to generate insights that help them understand their customers better. In an era in which marketing rules, business leaders see a strong need to personalize marketing content to make it more […]

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Power Systems: the open innovation platform

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 […]

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Doing more with less: SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

Have you heard about the advantages of running SAP workloads with SAP HANA on IBM Power instead of a traditional database? It can offer more flexibility, unsurpassed reliability and higher performance as well as a lower total cost of ownership versus competing platforms — all great advantages for organizations looking to do more with less […]

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