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Watson Machine Learning Accelerates AI on IBM Power Systems

Machine learning, Power servers, Power Systems

New Accelerator drives up to 46x faster[i] machine learning training compared to competitors Enterprise leaders looking to drive business value from artificial intelligence (AI) require an infrastructure composed of AI-optimized hardware and software that breaks performance barriers while also delivering AI insights when, and where, they want them. And while the potential of AI to ...read more


PowerAI Enterprise joins the Watson Family

AI, Deep learning, Machine learning...

At IBM Think this year we are excited to announce the next natural step in the evolution of the PowerAI portfolio as PowerAI Enterprise joins the Watson family. Cognitive applications and workloads like AI, machine learning and deep learning are of key strategic importance to our clients and an area of strategic investment within IBM. ...read more


IBM and NVIDIA further collaboration to advance open source GPU acceleration

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

Plan to bring capabilities to data scientists everywhere By 2020, we anticipate that the world’s volume of digital data will exceed 44 zettabytes, an astounding number. As enterprises begin to realize the vast, untapped potential of data, they need to find a way to exploit it. Enter AI. IBM has worked to build the industry’s ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: Power has no cloud strategy

AI, Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. “Power Systems has no cloud strategy” is a popular one and thus a good place to start. Why the confusion? Public cloud has garnered more industry attention than private or ...read more


A forecast of clouds

AI, Cloud computing, Data security...

If the latest IDC FutureScape study – Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2018 Predictions – was about the weather instead of IT trends, without doubt the forecast would be for increasing clouds. Of the ten predictions made in the FutureScape study, nearly half relate to public and private cloud in some way. For example, Prediction #5 says ...read more


Expressing the future of business

AI, Data centers, Data security...

The latest FutureScape study just released from leading analyst firm IDC makes a bold prediction: By 2021, NVMe will replace SCSI as the protocol of choice in enterprise-class storage arrays, and more than 25 percent of spending on all-flash arrays will derive from end-to-end NVMe-based systems.[1] For IBM Storage customers, this prediction from IDC can ...read more


The FutureScape of IT

AI, Data centers, Data security...

Information technology is growing faster and smarter – quickly. That’s the news in a nutshell from the latest IDC FutureScape study – Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2018 Predictions. The latest FutureScape[1] study presents IDC’s top ten enterprise infrastructure predictions. For IBM Storage customers, the most important highlights include: NVMe will replace SCSI as the protocol of ...read more


Looking into the future of IT: Will AI rule the world?

AI, Deep learning, IBM Systems Lab Services...

In the first part of this “future of IT” series, I posed the question: What will IT look like a decade from now? To begin the conversation, I outlined the three major segments of IT — procedural IT, statistical IT and machine learning IT — noting that machine learning will see the most growth in ...read more


The future of IT: Keep an eye on machine learning

AI, Big data & analytics, Deep learning...

What will IT look like a decade from now? We’ve seen enormous growth in big data and analytics in the past decade, and this area of technology will continue to transform how business is done. Not just that — but machine learning breakthroughs will bring new ways of analyzing and using that data. To start ...read more