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 more

IBM continues as a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File and Object Storage

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

For the third year in a row, IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for both its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the data-driven scale-out storage market for unstructured data. Gartner’s report evaluated two solutions in IBM’s suite of software-defined storage, more

A sneak peek of the Think 2019 Infrastructure campus

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

“It can be hard to keep up with all of the technology shifts and changes these days. IBM Think helps me because it addresses all of them including AI, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, security, and even nascent trends like quantum computing!” – Craig S. Mullins, President & Principal Consultant, Mullins Consulting Inc. Think 2019 is fast more

How 4 organizations went from here to AI: IBM podcast series

AI, Data centers, Deep learning...

Dez Blanchfield speaks with business leaders about artificial intelligence and deep learning adoption in the “From Here to AI” podcast series from IBM Power Systems. When you start to investigate artificial intelligence (AI), or branch out to buy a couple AI servers to tinker with for your organization, the process of implementing a full AI more

The fastest storage for the fastest system: Summit

AI, Cloud computing, High-performance computing...

This week in Frankfurt, Summit was crowned the “Fastest System in the World” in the biannual Top500 survey. The ORNL system is the most powerful, with over 200 petaflops of NVIDIA and IBM Power Systems compute, but it is much more. This is no ordinary system. It is purpose-built to use GPUs and excel on more

Meeting the data needs of artificial intelligence

AI, Deep learning, Disk storage...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly critical role in business. By 2020, 30 percent of organizations that fail to apply AI will not be operationally and economically viable, according to one report[1].  And in a survey, 91 percent of infrastructure and operations leaders cite “data” as a main inhibitor of AI initiatives[2]. What does more

25 years of HPC innovation – IBM Spectrum LSF 10

Cloud object storage, High-performance computing, Hybrid cloud storage...

Even after 25 years, our high-performance computing (HPC) innovations show no signs of slowing. Following the launch of IBM Spectrum LSF Suites Version 10.2, and our acceptance of the 2017 HPCwire Editors’ Choice award for Best HPC Cluster Solution or Technology, we have released the next update to our core scheduler, IBM Spectrum LSF Version more

IBM unveils new software for AI, machine and deep learning

AI, Cloud computing, Data centers...

IBM Spectrum Software helps ease adoption and production of parallel processing and clustered computing IBM is announcing new software to deliver faster time-to insight for high performance data analytics (HPDA) workloads, such as Spark, Tensor Flow and Caffé, for AI, machine learning and deep learning. Based on the same software which will be deployed for more

IBM turns POWER HPC momentum up to 11

Power servers

It has been just one year since IBM reentered the high-performance computing (HPC) market with our new line of IBM POWER “LC” Linux servers powered by the POWER8 CPU.  I am happy to report that we already support hundreds of HPC applications, including seven of Intersect360’s Top 10 HPC applications. And we’ll have one more more