Linux systems

Top IBM Power Systems myths: Linux on x/86 is different from Linux on Power

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems, Linux systems...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. In the last post, I put aside the myth that IBM Power Systems has no cloud strategy. In this post, we’ll look at a myth that has been propagated by ...read more


Security considerations for critical environments

Data security, Linux systems, LinuxONE solutions...

In today’s digital world, data is the primary asset for most organizations. Access to data and changes of the data need to be restricted to authorized persons, devices or processes. IT devices need to be protected from the execution of non-authorized code as well as from denial of service attacks. The cost of data breaches ...read more


Address your data security challenges with pervasive encryption

Data security, Encryption, Linux systems...

As an IT manager, you likely face several critical challenges related to your enterprise data: Internal and external data breach threats necessitate protecting all potentially sensitive data. Yet identifying and classifying this data can be a challenge. Encrypting data at the field level often requires significant costs, resources and application changes – yet still leaves ...read more


A sneak peek of the Think 2019 Infrastructure campus

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

“It can be hard to keep up with all of the technology shifts and changes these days. IBM Think helps me because it addresses all of them including AI, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, security, and even nascent trends like quantum computing!” – Craig S. Mullins, President & Principal Consultant, Mullins Consulting Inc. Think 2019 is fast ...read more


What role do developers play in your organization’s AI journey?

AI, Deep learning, Ecosystem & partners...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly being adopted by organizations of all sizes and yielding impressive results, transforming businesses and industries globally. While senior executives, managers and senior IT architects are often catalysts for change, it is the developers who are deciding which specific products and technologies individual companies will use on their journey to AI ...read more


Is your smartphone data safer than your enterprise data?

Data security, Encryption, Linux systems...

More than eighty percent of smartphone data is encrypted, according to an IBM-sponsored Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. report upon which this blog post is based.[i] You might expect a similarly high percentage of enterprise data to be encrypted as well, especially considering that encrypted data is rarely successfully attacked.[ii] Yet most organizations today are encrypting only ...read more


The new normal: A secure and agile business

Digital transformation, Linux on z, Linux systems...

If you’re like most of the IT leaders in this industry, you know that high stakes boardroom conversations are changing as fast as the pace of technology innovation. Today’s executives in a digitally empowered world, want IT to innovate and deliver outstanding user experiences, all built on a strong foundation of equity and trust in ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: Power has no cloud strategy

AI, Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. “Power Systems has no cloud strategy” is a popular one and thus a good place to start. Why the confusion? Public cloud has garnered more industry attention than private or ...read more


Three ways to intelligently scale your IT systems

Data centers, DevOps, Digital transformation...

Digital transformation, with its new paradigms, presents new challenges to your IT infrastructure. To stay ahead of competitors, your organization must launch innovations and release upgrades in cycles measured in weeks if not days, while boldly embracing efficiency practices such as DevOps. Success in this environment requires an enterprise IT environment that is scalable and ...read more