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IBM POWER8 and OSU advance genomics research through porting

Power Systems, Workload & resource optimization

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 ...read more


Expanding choices for PowerAI developers with TensorFlow

Linux on Power Systems, Power servers, Power Systems

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 ...read more


Help IBM and Oregon State University strengthen open source for Power

Open source, Power Systems

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 ...read more


POWER8: Diversity in the data-hungry server market

Power Systems

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 ...read more


Connect traditional IT and the cloud with the new Power System E850C

Power servers, Power Systems

In September, IBM announced two new Power Enterprise Systems for the cloud, the IBM Power System E880C and E870C. Now, IBM is adding a third option to the mix, the IBM Power System E850C. The Power E850C is ideal for private and hybrid cloud deployments, with built-in virtualization, OpenStack based cloud management and flexible Capacity ...read more


IBM & Cisco collaborate to enhance cloud deployments

Cloud computing, Power servers, Power Systems

Power Systems deliver software-defined technologies in the cloud with Cisco ACI Building on IBM and Cisco’s longstanding relationship, our collaborations are deepening to help ensure ease of use for our customers using IBM Power Systems and Cisco ACI. This collaborative effort will give clients access to leading-edge innovations in hardware infrastructure with the simplicity and ...read more


IBM Power Systems unveils new systems and services for the cloud

Power servers, Power Systems

In today’s market, industries are going through massive transformation as software and cloud services enable businesses to accelerate value delivered to customers.  In response to this opportunity, companies are often turning to some form of cloud computing to help them be more agile and responsive. Cloud has fundamentally changed the way we access and consume ...read more


Power Systems and FlashSystem accelerate cognitive business

Power servers, Power Systems, Storage

Cloud computing, big data analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and social systems of engagement, artificial intelligence and cognitive systems – these are 21st century applications, workloads and use cases that demand processor and storage performance beyond what traditional systems were ever designed to provide. Enterprises that look to be leaders in the new ...read more


IBM & NVIDIA present the NVLink server you’ve been waiting for

Power servers, Power Systems

The journey that started four years ago, when IBM partnered with NVIDIA to embed a high-speed connection, NVLink, between the IBM POWER8 CPU and the NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerator, has reached its first major milestone. Today IBM is announcing the IBM Power Systems S822LC for High Performance Computing, which couples two high-performance POWER8 with ...read more