Linux systems

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 ...read 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 ...read more


Enabling Ubuntu 16.04 for IBM LinuxONE: A view from the IBM test team

Linux on z, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions...

When IBM announced the new IBM LinuxONE systems in August 2015, IBM and Canonical also announced plans to create an Ubuntu distribution for LinuxONE. While IBM had already a strong partnership with Red Hat and SUSE, delivering the enterprise Linux versions RHEL and SLES for LinuxONE, the collaboration with Canonical was announced to enlarge the ...read more


IBM LinuxONE and SUSE in Your Greenstack

Linux on z, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions

Flexible Computing and Pricing: With IBM LinuxONE and SUSE in Your Greenstack. Have you heard of “Greenstack”? IBM invented the term for a new initiative whose goal is to meet the needs of customers who want a completely open environment from the ground up, with the flexibility to add what they want on top. In other ...read more


Six more surprising facts about IBM Systems that every IT professional should know

Flash storage, Linux on Power Systems, Linux systems...

Last week, we ran an article titled “Six surprising facts about IBM Systems that every IT professional should know.” And you liked it, you really liked it! In fact, the post was shared hundreds of times on the first day alone, and has since made its way all across the globe. As such, we wanted ...read more


Ubuntu for LinuxONE: A Compelling Combination for Cloud

Cloud computing, Linux on z, Linux systems...

The growth of Linux and the open-source movement has been nothing short of phenomenal. Organizations of all sizes and industries have embraced the Linux environment because of the flexibility, continuous innovation and cost savings it delivers. More than three-quarters of organizations use Linux for developing and deploying enterprise applications, according to Linux Foundation’s Enterprise End ...read more


Open for Business: SUSE OpenStack Cloud with IBM LinuxONE

Cloud computing, Linux on z, Linux systems...

By now, you probably know what private clouds are supposed to provide: efficiency and automation, better resource utilization and the agility to grow capacity on the fly. OpenStack is the most popular open source infrastructure-as-a-service private cloud software and has matured enough to be used by global companies to run production as well as development ...read more


Nanchong Dangdai Transport Industry Group Uses IBM LinuxONE to Provide E-Ticketing

Linux on z, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions

Sichuan Nanchong Dangdai Transport Industry Group, the largest extra-long distance road passenger transportation service group in Sichuan province, China, announced a new e-ticketing solution using IBM’s Linux-only computing platform LinuxONE. Nanchong Dangdai Transport Industry Group uses IBM LinuxONE  to help deliver mobile, web and social ticketing, better engage with customers. Customers will now be able ...read more


Six surprising facts about IBM Systems that every IT professional should know

Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes...

Did you know that industry leaders in finance, travel and transportation, insurance, and retail have built their businesses on IT infrastructure from IBM Systems? More and more, infrastructure is playing a major role in driving business outcomes, and IBM Systems is helping IT leaders to be seen as a trusted service provider, enabling cognitive business. ...read more