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Met Office gives businesses the upper hand with fast, accurate weather data

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Storage

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Weather is one of the few things in life none of us ...read more


Game-changing innovation for AI and big data from IBM Storage

AI, Big data & analytics, Storage

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already a world-changing driver of business today and will increasingly be so in the future. IDC predicts that, by 2019, 40 percent of digital transformation (DX) initiatives will use AI services; by 2021, 75 percent of commercial enterprise apps will use AI, over 90 percent of consumers will interact with customer ...read more


IBM Storage brings enterprise data services to containers

Cloud object storage, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

Today, 85 percent of enterprises are operating in a hybrid multicloud environment;[1] at the same time, IDC expects the worldwide installed base of container instances to reach three billion in 2021.[2] While hybrid multicloud architectures and container adoption have become common, challenges exist for these interwoven technologies. Containers are easily deployed for experimentation and new ...read more


IBM Storage builds on leadership for containers

Cloud object storage, Modern data platforms, Real-time analytics...

Next directions to accelerate cloud native Containers are an increasingly important element in the design techniques for enterprises to develop and deliver applications and services with greater speed and agility as part of their cloud-native transformation. IBM Storage has taken a position in enabling the data management and protection of containers with open-source Kubernetes integrations. ...read more


The Weather Company uses IBM Power Systems hardware to deliver high-precision local weather forecasts

Power servers, Power Systems, Storage

Access to real-time accurate weather forecasts affects how communities plan for and respond to major weather events like tropical storms, how farmers plan for a drought, and how store owners adjust inventory for a historically cold year. We enjoy consistent, fairly accurate weather forecasts in the U.S., but similarly accurate weather forecasts are not available ...read more


Deploy and manage cloud environments with new software bundles on IBM Power Systems

AI, Cloud computing, Power servers...

While many companies use public cloud to improve agility and cost efficiency, the reality is that not all workloads are suited for public cloud. Some mission-critical workloads that require complete control over data and security are better suited to remain on premises and behind the corporate firewall. Today’s enterprises need the best of both worlds. ...read more


Optimizing data lake infrastructure

Big data & analytics, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analytics and production workloads. It embraces multiple data platforms, such as ...read more


Independent storage analysts take notice of IBM Storage… shouldn’t you?

Cloud object storage, Disk storage, Flash storage...

When making any big decision it’s imperative to do your research. When you can rely on experts, it helps to dramatically reduce your risk.  If you are considering your next vehicle purchase, you turn to Consumer Reports or one of the leading automotive magazines.  You’ll call a qualified financial advisor to help you invest wisely ...read more


Are you making the best of your Spark environment?

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems...

All companies are in the data business now. By empowering your organization to make data-driven decisions at a high speed, with optimal resource utilization, IT will soon become the data hero that helps shape the future of the business. Organizations from varied spheres are thus enthusiastic about 21st-century data science. “Big data” solutions have been ...read more