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OpenPOWER Momentum advances 2015-16 Innov8 with POWER8 Challenge

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

Author: Terri Virnig, VP of Power Ecosystem and Strategy For years I have had the privilege of engaging with university students, witnessing how IBM’s POWER8 technology is helping to train tomorrow’s IT innovators. Having seen the enthusiasm and skill introduced by the Power Systems Academic Initiative first hand, last year I decided we should introduce ...read more


Bringing SAP HANA to a true enterprise-class platform

Power Systems

Today, SAP announced the availability of its HANA in-memory database technology on IBM Power Systems across the entire POWER8 portfolio. In addition to being a valuable extension of our long-time partnership, SAP HANA on Power represents continued momentum for in-memory analytics and exciting news for our joint clients in the market. SAP HANA will now be available ...read more


World’s leading PureApplication platform now available on POWER8

Here are the most important announcements about our IBM PureApplication, as told by Lead Offering Manager, Bill Stoddard. We announced the newest PureApplication System based on the IBM PurePower System architecture with POWER8 processors. Clients interested in a power-based application platform have used PureApp to cloud-enable, deploy, manage and move applications across hybrid cloud environments with speed ...read more


IBM Platform Cluster Manager – how do you like your eggs?

Software-defined computing, System software

With the varied workloads we see in modern HPC centers, ranging from traditional HPC to Big Data and Analytics, organizations may also consider building out heterogeneous environments, where different hardware types are used for different workloads. ...read more


Why POWER8 tops the price performance charts

Power Systems

OpenPOWER Foundation momentum continues to grow throughout the technology industry, as companies take notice of the sizable benefits that open innovation delivers over closed, proprietary environments. It is now a community of over 130 members that is growing weekly. This momentum comes through the collaborative spirit of some of the finest technological minds in the ...read more


POWER8 packs more than twice the big data punch

Power servers

Last week, in London, the top minds in financial technology came face to face at the STAC Summit to discuss the technology challenges facing the financial industry. The impact big data is having on the financial industry was a hot topic, and many discussions revolved around having the best technology on hand for handling data faster to gain a ...read more