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The evolution of open collaboration in business models

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 […]

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IBM Power Systems: Best choice for open source DBs – guaranteed

I recently had the opportunity to collaborate with an open source database (OSDB) vendor to jointly deliver a webcast for select clients and IBM Business Partners. It was overwhelming to see the pace at which OSDBs (read: big data workloads) are gaining popularity, finding places in data centers and, most importantly, clocking extraordinary growth! There […]

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Spend less on IT operations and achieve more with IBM POWER8

Big data, machine learning, social media, disruptive start-ups, mobile commerce and the Internet of Things. Amid all the rapid technology-driven change of recent years, one thing has stayed the same: the intense cost pressure on the IT function. Even in enterprises that recognize the full strategic value of IT, the budget is usually a key […]

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Inside the Client Centers pt. 2: The personal touch

In part 1 of our “Inside the Client Centers” series, we explored the expertise available inside IBM Client Centers across the world, and introduced you to our engineers, architects and inventors busy introducing the latest products and offerings to clients. As a program manager at the Client Center in Poughkeepsie, I see many clients from […]

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Power your future at InterConnect 2017

Are you ready to advance your skills and move your business forward? IBM InterConnect 2017, March 19–23 in Las Vegas, Nevada, offers a great opportunity to explore ways of deploying high-performance IBM Power Systems to improve IT operations. Many opportunities to experience Power Systems At the conference, you can learn how to deliver new solutions […]

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IBM POWER8 and OSU advance genomics research through porting

IBM POWER8 is serving a major role in an immensely significant field of science, genomics. Genomics is the study of the genome, the complete DNA within a single cell of an organism. Advances in genomics research have triggered a revolution in understanding the most complex biological systems. Researchers can use DNA sequencing to search for […]

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Expanding choices for PowerAI developers with TensorFlow

Watson, Siri, the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa have inspired worldwide interest in deep learning and the promise it holds for artificial intelligence (AI) development. But today, deploying this technology can be costly and time-consuming, often requiring an in-house deep learning development group stuffed with PhDs. That’s why IBM created PowerAI, the world’s leading enterprise […]

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Help IBM and Oregon State University strengthen open source for Power

Through collaboration, I believe we can open the doors to powerful opportunities for solving the challenges facing many organizations. That’s why I’m excited to share the news about the newest project IBM is embarking on with Oregon State University (OSU) — and to invite you to join us as we further expand the IBM Power […]

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POWER8: Diversity in the data-hungry server market

At IDC, we’re number crunchers. One number that continues to fascinate me is the server market share from an architecture perspective: x86 versus alternatives. From a vendor revenue perspective, x86 has 81.8 percent of the server market. This dominance is not an ideal situation because the server market has a need for servers with processing […]

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