Linux systems

Ubuntu for LinuxONE: A Compelling Combination for Cloud

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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 more

Open for Business: SUSE OpenStack Cloud with IBM LinuxONE

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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 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 more

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

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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. more

The Story behind IBM LinuxONE: IBM, SUSE and KVM

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Technology changes so fast it’s easy to take cool capabilities for granted and ignore the story behind the story. Take IBM LinuxONE, a new portfolio of enterprise Linux systems, software, and services. The servers come with KVM, the market-leading open source hypervisor, and debuted with the SUSE Linux Enterprise distribution as the first supported operating more

Met Office Explains the Benefits of LinuxONE

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Recently, the Enterprise Linux Insights editorial staff sat down to talk to LinuxONE customers at Met Office.  The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office until 2000) is the United Kingdom’s national weather service. Graham Mallin, Executive Head of Technology, Met Office and -­‐ Richard Lawrence, Enterprise IT Architect, Met Office discuss how Met Office uses more

OpenStack Private Clouds on IBM LinuxONE

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Finally… No More Herding Cats: OpenStack Private Clouds on IBM LinuxONE. Does this sound familiar? You implemented a distributed environment with x86 hardware for its low cost of acquisition. Then you piled on racks required by your organization’s growth while costs for hardware, wiring, electricity and your data center’s footprint also mounted. Next, you jumped more

IBM Teams With Canonical To Put Ubuntu 16.04 on LinuxONE

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If you’re an Ubuntu user looking for high-performance and the ability to process billions of transaction, then here’s some good news. Ubuntu 16.04 (XenialXerus) is now available on IBM LinuxONE.  Prior to the general availability of Ubuntu 16.04 on April 21, 2016, Canonical  is teaming with IBM and clients to support LinuxONE via an IBM/Canonical more

IBM and SUSE: an ongoing success story

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SUSE’s focus has been on Linux for the enterprise from its beginnings over 23 years ago. Today, Linux is established as the premier enterprise platform. When organizations talk about the most mission-critical and demanding workloads—those that matter most like the public, private and hybrid cloud or data-intensive computing and analytics—SUSE Linux Enterprise is recommended as more