Real-time analytics

The fabric of big memory

Big data & analytics, Flash storage, Modern data platforms...

Technologies as diverse as Apache Spark, SAP HANA and NoSQL databases all share a common architectural feature – the use of in-memory data stores. Moving data sets from traditional storage media into memory can dramatically reduce system latency and increase application performance. These data sets are growing ever larger, however, leading to requirements for what ...read more


Cut through the hype of enterprise data encryption

Big data & analytics, Data security, Encryption...

Encryption is experiencing growing interest and scrutiny. It is increasingly positioned as a technology that addresses the triple threat driving the security landscape: Supporting regulatory compliance Counter-acting the continually evolving threat landscape Limiting enterprise exposure to the risk posed by digital transformation Ideally, enterprise data encryption would be a hygiene behavior, perceived as a fundamental ...read more


Reaching the Summit: The next milestone for HPC

AI, Big data & analytics, High-performance computing...

The high-performance computing landscape is evolving at a furious pace that some are describing as an important inflection point, as Moore’s Law delivers diminishing returns while performance demands increase. Leaders of organizations are grappling with how to embrace recent system-level innovations like acceleration, while simultaneously being challenged to incorporate analytics into their HPC workloads. On ...read more


To protect and serve: New features in IBM Cloud Object Storage System

Cloud object storage, Data security, Encryption...

Organizations are challenged with meeting the demand for storing, protecting and distributing data that is being created in larger volumes, at a faster rate and in greater variety than ever before. Today, so much of this data being created is unstructured. It is being stored for longer periods of time to meet regulations and legal ...read more


People: The secret sauce in IBM Z

Big data & analytics, Encryption, Mainframes...

The secret to the IBM Z mainframe’s success might not be immediately apparent. But look behind its groundbreaking features and you’ll find a global network of collaboration, from system developers in Poughkeepsie, New York, to board designers in Böeblingen, Germany. They are working directly with our clients to ensure that critical requirements are being captured. ...read more


Intelligent security

Data security, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

Flash storage adoption rates are skyrocketing these days. IT industry analyst firm IDC predicts that 74.5 percent of worldwide business revenue will be flash-based by 2020. The question is – Why are enterprises of all types and sizes so enthusiastically deploying flash storage solutions? There’s only one legitimate answer – because flash really does provide ...read more


Safely storing massive amounts of data just got easier

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Data security...

A new Cisco Validated Design offers a cost-efficient on-premises cloud object storage solution. IBM Cloud Object Storage and Cisco UCS Servers are integrated to help clients easily store and manage cloud-scale application data. Today, as companies take action to drive digital transformation – technologies like cloud, mobile, IOT, social, analytics and cognitive are generating content ...read more


Lab Services helps India fertilizer co-op adopt emerging tech

Cloud computing, Data centers, IBM Systems Lab Services...

Organizations today are constantly looking for ways to make their IT more efficient, to save on operational costs and take advantage of the latest technologies—in short, to optimize their IT infrastructure. While the goals are obvious, it’s not always easy to determine how to achieve such changes, especially in a large and highly complex environment. ...read more


Behind the scenes of precision medicine

Hybrid cloud storage, Real-time analytics, Software-defined computing...

Advancing the science of medicine relies largely on access to patients’ genomic information and the other related biological or environmental factors causing disease. Armed with additional information, researchers and physicians can often target a disease more precisely with treatment specific to the individual, and potentially deliver higher-quality personalized patient care. In a world where the ...read more