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Top IBM Power Systems myths: The OpenPOWER Foundation is not really an industry backed consortium

IBM Systems Lab Services, OpenPOWER, Power servers...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is helping to dispel some of the top myths. In my last post, I put aside the myth that the x86 architecture is the de-facto industry standard for all applications and that Power Systems will soon become obsolete. In ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: x86 is the industry standard and Power is becoming obsolete

Government, IBM Systems Lab Services, OpenPOWER...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series will help to dispel some of the top myths. In my previous post, I put aside the myth that migrating from x86 to IBM Power Systems is costly, painful and risky. In this post, we’ll look at another myth ...read more


The year of POWER9

AI, Government, High-performance computing...

It’s been just over a year since the launch of the new IBM POWER9 processor and POWER9-based IBM Power Systems servers. As we cap off a successful 2018 for IBM, we’re looking back at what the analysts, experts and media have said about POWER9 and IBM’s newest line of Power Systems servers. The much-anticipated December ...read more


Welcoming H2O Driverless AI to the PowerAI ecosystem

AI, Machine learning, OpenPOWER...

There is the old saying that “it takes a village,” and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to building the best solutions for companies on the journey to AI. No one company has all the answers and with new technologies emerging daily, it is important to partner with the right trailblazers. IBM Power ...read more


Take control of your cloud with simple and affordable steps

AI, Cloud servers, OpenPOWER...

With many public cloud adopters moving workloads back on premises due to security and cost concerns, it’s become clear to IT leaders that an “only public” cloud strategy is not the panacea that was promised. Many have instead started embracing “multi-cloud” environments, where some resources and applications are sourced from trusted public cloud providers and ...read more


Think 2018 is officially here! Day 1 recap from Las Vegas

Cognitive computing, Data centers, Digital transformation...

Yesterday was the official start to Think 2018, and can I just say: WOW!!! This completely new approach to IBM events is seriously blowing me away. Monday started with the OpenPOWER Summit. For those who are unfamiliar, the OpenPOWER Foundation is an open technical community based on IBM Power Systems architecture. Member companies like IBM, ...read more


Building a community around machine learning and AI

AI, IBM Systems Lab Services, Machine learning...

Community matters to machine learning Let’s be honest. Machine learning is a complicated space! Two minutes on Google looking into the topic is guaranteed to leave you more confused than when you started. So where can you find help from others who are working in this space? If you’ve ever thought “AI sounds pretty cool; ...read more


Power your containerized cloud with IBM

AI, Cloud computing, Cognitive computing...

Last month, IBM announced a new on-premises offering called IBM Cloud Private. An innovative and revolutionary platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, IBM Cloud Private incorporates the best of open source tools, including Kubernetes container orchestration, with the unique IBM values that enterprises need to be confident in a secure, compliant and performant private cloud platform. With native ...read more


With IBM POWER9, we’re all riding the AI wave

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

There’s a big connection between my love for water sports and hardware design — both involve observing waves and planning several moves ahead. Four years ago, when we started sketching the POWER9™ chip from scratch, we saw an upsurge of modern workloads driven by artificial intelligence and massive data sets. We are now ready to ...read more