IBM Launches Blockchain Cloud on World’s Most Secure Server

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Linux on z...

New cloud environment for business-to-business networks allows companies to test performance, privacy and interoperability of blockchain ecosystems.  IBM LinuxONE underpins cloud offering to help meet stringent industry and compliance security requirements. IBM has announced a cloud service for organizations requiring a secure environment for blockchain networks. Ideal for organizations in regulated industries, this environment allows more

A Solid Foundation Needed for Blockchain Technology to Reach New Heights

Blockchain, Linux on z, Linux systems...

The towering skyscrapers of New York City leave visitors staring upward in amazement, but it’s what lies beneath their feet that’s created the perfect environment for one of the world’s most recognizable skylines. A thick bedrock, unusually close to the surface, provides a foundation for architects to build structures that climb a thousand feet or more

2016’s Top IT Trends & Strategies to Address Them

Blockchain, Linux on z, Linux systems...

IT Trends:  Strategies for Operational Efficiencies in the Era of Open Source – Part 2 of our interview with Mike Woster CRO, Linux Foundation Operational approaches every senior IT leader needs to know Senior IT leaders are facing the perfect storm of challenges as they need to innovate at a pace never before seen in more

Linux, Open Source & Business Efficiency

Blockchain, Linux on z, Linux systems...

IT Trends:  Strategies for Operational Efficiencies in the Era of Open Source – An interview with Mike Woster CRO, Linux Foundation Trying to maximize business efficiencies while staying within a budget is something that keeps CTOs and CIOs up at night.   How to do senior IT leaders manage for change with a flexible infrastructure, especially more

IBM announces secure blockchain services for the cloud

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Data security...

In a groundbreaking move, IBM has launched the first highly secure blockchain services for financial services, government and healthcare on IBM Cloud.  This is exciting news for IT organizations processing financial transactions and for developers.   Since blockchain is an emerging technology, until now there has been little clarity on the requirements to securely operate more

Blockchain thought-leaders convene in D.C.


Last week I began my journey as the IBM Blockchain marketing leader with the opportunity to attend the DC Blockchain Summit, hosted by the Chamber of Digital Commerce at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. It was a tremendous opportunity to get hands-on with some of the thought leaders of this emerging technology. The attendees were more

IBM Blockchain on IBM z Systems: Streamlining business processes

Blockchain, Hybrid cloud, Mainframes

The concept behind blockchain technology borrows from the age-old business practice of using ledgers to record transactions. In the case of blockchain, the parties have a replicated electronic ledger. Each party can access their authorized data on those replicated ledgers. Blockchain could lead to sweeping changes in our economy when implemented along with modern technology. more