Big data & analytics

Where to find unrivaled IBM i performance expertise

IBM Systems Lab Services, Modern data platforms, Power Systems

You have options when it comes to getting help with a performance problem on IBM i. If it’s an IBM product issue, you turn to IBM Support. But who else can provide comprehensive support that includes access to all of IBM’s resources for difficult problems? IBM Systems Lab Services. Beyond support problems, IBM Systems Lab ...read more


Migration from Oracle Exadata to IBM LinuxONE

IBM Systems Lab Services, LinuxONE solutions, Modern data platforms

With Oracle customers facing an uncertain SPARC future, many are reconsidering what the IT infrastructure of their future looks like. Those looking for consolidation of their Oracle workloads, as well as high performance, security, resiliency, availability, massive scalability and virtualization may find their answer with IBM LinuxONE with flash arrays. While moving to LinuxONE is ...read more


“You KNOW ME”: The high-tech / high-touch growth formula that makes business soar

AI, Platform economics, Real-time analytics

Do you remember the hoopla about a million years ago when The Ritz Carlton began saying, “Welcome back” to guests who had stayed at their properties before? At the time, this level of personalization was the pinnacle of customer service, magical even. In the digital age, it’s table stakes. Today, we expect the companies we ...read more


Tackling bias in AI

AI, IBM Systems Lab Services, Modern data platforms

Diversity and inclusion are essential values to uphold for innovation, business growth and societal impact. Today we understand that the biases that negatively influence human experience and decision-making can also make their way into our technologies. As a rapidly growing number of organizations adopt artificial intelligence solutions, it’s crucial that we work to mitigate bias ...read more


3 things to do in Q3 to get ready for AI

AI, Digital transformation, Workload & resource optimization

Science fiction movies have been warning us for decades that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to rise up and take over the world. As it turns out, those movies were right; AI is poised to take over the world. The business world. More accurately, the organizations that are able to adopt, implement and maintain AI ...read more


Compelling business case for IT infrastructure modernization

Digital transformation, Modern data platforms, Servers

If you’re a CIO or CTO who has been tasked with helping your line of business leaders create new digital business models, well, you’re not alone. That being said, learn from your peers. Don’t increase your stress level by attempting to deliver digital transformation results on outdated platforms. The rate of innovation and associated concerns ...read more


Read Gartner’s seven reasons why AI isn’t like any other project

AI, Modern data platforms, Workload & resource optimization

Gartner research states that “Most [AI] technologies are nascent at best, with only 4 percent of organizations having deployed enterprise production AI technologies by 2018.” With that said, 86 percent of businesses have taken a strategic interest in AI. Yours is probably one of them.* Why is the gap so large? Artificial intelligence introduces new ...read more


Data protection modernization: What’s it worth?

Integrated infrastructure, Modern data platforms, Storage

What is data protection modernization worth? For many companies, it’s priceless! To understand why, let’s look at major trends having a significant impact on data protection and how companies are evolving their data protection solutions to address new requirements. Enormous growth in digital content, broad adoption of AI and data analytics, additional regulatory reporting requirements ...read more


Announcing IBM i 7.4 and Db2 Mirror for i

Power servers, Power Systems, Workload & resource optimization

This post was originally featured in Systems Magazine. Today is an exciting day for those of us who work to create IBM i and all of its related software.  Today is Announcement Day! Of course, we have two of those each year (at least) when we announce technology refreshes. And, today, we are announcing a ...read more