Big data & analytics

IBM DS8880F: The trusted foundation for digital innovation

A recent study from Forrester® reveals that digital transformation and customer experience are the current and future goals of process improvement initiatives.  Leaders need to change the way they think in order to match these goals[1] . In fact, the nature of core business is changing rapidly to meet customer expectations. Business transformation fosters efficiency […]

Continue reading

Easier availability, easier on your wallet with the IBM Spectrum Protect suite

2017 was a great year for IBM data protection. We added many new features to our award-winning enterprise data protection suite with 4 new releases to IBM Spectrum Protect in just the last year. We brought to market a copy management solution (IBM Spectrum Copy Data Management) that reduces copy sprawl and makes use of […]

Continue reading

Is your enterprise ready for AI?

We are in the midst of a global transformation and it is touching every aspect of our world, our lives and our businesses. Many in the industry believe artificial intelligence (AI) is the key to fundamentally changing how organizations will derive insights from data. We know that AI will be a game-changer for our clients, […]

Continue reading

How to choose a best-fit AI platform

Early adopters are taking a strategic approach to enabling their enterprise with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. They’re solving complex problems, infusing intelligent system capabilities into business processes and investing to create a new AI-enhanced future. However, many other leaders seek a way to prioritize their initial investments as cognitive computing presents virtually endless possibilities across […]

Continue reading

Data security threats: Staying ahead of the curve

Data loss of some magnitude is almost a certainty in any enterprise. The loss can be due to anything from a minor mishap by a user, a stolen laptop or a system-wide cyberattack, to a catastrophic natural disaster that wipes out an entire data center. A lot of security breaches that compromise data tend to […]

Continue reading

The latest on IBM Z and LinuxONE: Learn more at IBM TechU

The market is abuzz with the latest IBM Z and LinuxONE announcements.  The new single frame 19-inch z14 and LinuxONE are here, with air flow, storage and system integrated into a standard rack. That means the ability to process over 850 million fully encrypted transactions in a single system that takes up the space of […]

Continue reading

Key to digital growth: Always learning new skills

Line of business (LOB) leaders and their application developers are applying a variety of cloud technologies for competitive advantage. IDC[1] predicts that by 2020, over 90 percent of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms, with more than one third of these organizations having established mechanisms to operate their multi-cloud environments. Are you and […]

Continue reading

5 key reasons to opt for hyperconverged infrastructure

Let’s face it—traditional design for data center infrastructure doesn’t always meet today’s needs. Analytics, transaction processing, high-volume web serving and other data-intensive and mission-critical workloads place new and increased demands on the IT infrastructure. At the same time, specialized IT skills are becoming increasingly challenging to find, and budgets for capital IT expenses continue to […]

Continue reading

IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data centers and for private cloud environments. This will bring […]

Continue reading