Modern data platforms

The Hybrid IT independence proclamation

Hybrid cloud, Modern data platforms, Workload & resource optimization

It’s a new year and decade — full of plans for digital business transformation. The progressive leader’s expectation from IT investment has evolved. “Better, faster, cheaper IT” isn’t compelling enough to satisfy the rising demand for new technology deployments. Anticipated business outcomes from IT transformation is the top priority. IT platform comparisons are very relevant ...read more


Cognition Foundry lights a fire under startups by giving them access to enterprise technology

Data security, LinuxONE solutions, Modern data platforms

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. An idea is only an idea until someone believes in it. A groundbreaking vision ...read more


Mentoring, music & mainframes

Academic initiatives, Mainframes, Modern data platforms

A story of DJs who power the mainframe community From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Since my inception into the ...read more


Fiducia & GAD IT AG lets innovation take flight with Tailored Fit Pricing for IBM Z

Mainframes, Modern data platforms, Workload & resource optimization

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. The world moves quickly, and consumers want their banks to evolve fast too. The ...read more


Transforming IT by delivering infrastructure agility at scale

Modern data platforms, Multicloud, Workload & resource optimization

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. If you’re a startup developing a new application to test, iterate and ...read more


IBM i – The driverless variant of IT infrastructure

Big data & analytics, Modern data platforms, Power servers

I am, quite frankly, not looking forward to the advent of autonomous automobiles. I happily drive a sporty, stick-shift vehicle myself. But what does intrigue me is autonomous IT infrastructure. I keep track of developments in autonomous IT and consider it to be an early-stage trend that will not reach maturity for several more years. ...read more


Persistent memory enhancements on IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA

Modern data platforms, Power servers, Power Systems

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the IBM strategy for existing and upcoming memory technologies is anchored in embracing the open ecosystem that gives clients choices to help solve real problems. When IBM and SAP jointly announced support for SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems four years ago, IBM didn’t simply follow what other SAP certified ...read more


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