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Top IBM Power Systems myths: “x86 public cloud beats Power cloud solutions on cost”

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Since I started the “Power myths” blog series in 2018, a lot has happened to enhance an already strong cloud strategy for IBM Power Systems, including the recent announcement that IBM POWER9 servers running AIX and IBM i are now available “as-a service” on IBM Cloud. Clients have responded to Power’s cloud strategy very positively, ...read more


Accelerating AI to the next level for enterprises

AI, Deep learning, Machine learning...

>From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends on the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. These opinions are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. For a major part of the last decade we have been talking about the future, ...read more


Take control of your cloud with simple and affordable steps

AI, Cloud servers, OpenPOWER...

With many public cloud adopters moving workloads back on premises due to security and cost concerns, it’s become clear to IT leaders that an “only public” cloud strategy is not the panacea that was promised. Many have instead started embracing “multi-cloud” environments, where some resources and applications are sourced from trusted public cloud providers and ...read 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 ...read more


Why I choose IBM i virtualization

Power servers, Virtualization, Workload & resource optimization

It saddens me to think that there are still many companies out there who view IBM i as just another legacy technology when it is so much more. As technology professionals, it’s our responsibility to stay current in the industry. Just like buying any “big ticket item” in your personal life, you want to do ...read more


Architecture choice in the data center drives innovation

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

Imagine a world where IT can’t deliver solutions that solve business challenges because data center innovation is stifled. Not all server architectures are created equal. Some chips and servers haven’t been able to keep up with the innovation required by AI, machine learning, advanced data analytics, augmented and virtual reality technologies (AR/VR) and other data-intensive ...read more


A new era for technology

In recent years, a confluence of changes has created an unprecedented disruption in businesses and enterprises, leading the technology industry to evolve and transform dramatically. The most significant changes are the following: enterprises have higher expectations of what technology can do for their businesses, the CIO is now seen as a technology consultant, and business ...read more


What’s so great about open technology? Plenty.

Cloud computing, Linux systems, Open source

Say the word “open” to our clients, and you’re almost certain to get a positive reaction. The subject might be open standards that everyone can build on. Or it could be open source software that people can tap into for immediate solutions. Or it could be open communities that help turbocharge innovation. IBM clients like ...read more


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