Workload & resource optimization

What is the ROI of IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA?

Power servers, Power Systems, Workload & resource optimization

Infrastructure plays a critical role in the success of SAP HANA deployments. Organizations deploy SAP HANA applications to streamline business processes and generate real-time insights. However, exploiting these capabilities place massive scalability and availability demands on the IT infrastructure. These demands need to be met in an environment that constantly changes with the business needs. ...read more


For enterprise AI, horsepower changes everything

AI, Deep learning, Workload & resource optimization

This blog post is sponsored by IBM. The author, Peter Rutten, is a Research Director for the IDC Enterprise Infrastructure Practice, focusing on high-end, accelerated, and heterogeneous infrastructure and their use cases. Information and opinions contained in this article are his own, based on research conducted for IDC. An IDC survey that I performed in ...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


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


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


Optimizing data lake infrastructure

Big data & analytics, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analytics and production workloads. It embraces multiple data platforms, such as ...read more


IBM Storage innovation from data creation to archive

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud object storage...

“Today, enterprises must innovate quickly and constantly–or risk losing competitive advantage,” states Senior Analyst Mark Peters of Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). IBM lives this observation, constantly innovating at breakneck speed to deliver the best possible solutions to the market. To further our commitment to our customers, today IBM is announcing several new solutions in the ...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


Storage data migration 101: The migration process

Flash storage, IBM Systems Lab Services, Modern data platforms...

Every day, organizations of all kinds undergo storage data migration projects. Migrations can be challenging, and in IBM Systems Lab Services we get a lot of questions about the 101 of storage data migration, so in this blog series, I wanted to explain some basic concepts of storage data migration for you. In my previous ...read more