Power servers

A cost-effective high availability solution on IBM Power Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Today’s business requires 24×7 availability for its critical applications. For most organizations, unexpected application downtime translates directly into loss of revenue, loss of business or loss of reputation. Companies want reliable hardware for their IT infrastructure, but regardless of how reliable your hardware and software is, you cannot eliminate server or application downtime completely. So, ...read more


Integrating IBM Cloud Automation Manager, PowerVC and IBM Cloud Private

Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems

It’s evident that a “one-cloud-fits-all” approach doesn’t always work, and the IBM Systems Lab Services team’s work on thousands of IBM client engagements demonstrates this. Organizations are now using multiple clouds and integrating them with existing IT systems to generate more value. To compete successfully in today’s dynamic era of multi-cloud, you need flexibility and ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: “Power Systems are too expensive compared to x86”

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

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. My last post put aside the myth that the OpenPOWER Foundation isn’t really an industry backed consortium and has no real influence or value in the marketplace. In this post, ...read more


Open innovation accelerated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Linux on Power Systems, Power servers, Power Systems

On IBM Power Systems, IBM Z and LinuxONE For more than 18 years, IBM and Red Hat have had a strong history of collaboration, including delivering the world’s two most powerful supercomputers, the US Dept of Energy’s Summit and Sierra supercomputers. This partnership has been a testament to our shared values around open source development ...read more


Application modernization with IBM Cloud Private on IBM Power Systems

Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems

Leading companies are realizing that cloud is how to deploy IT, not where. Cloud capabilities have become a prerequisite for consuming IT resources, and organizations are now focusing on modernization of applications with a cloud native approach. You have many approaches for moving into the cloud, including: Modernizing and optimizing your existing on-premises applications Creating ...read more


Five advantages of IBM PowerAI Vision

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

In my previous post, I introduced IBM PowerAI Vision, a tool that makes deep learning more accessible to business users without requiring expertise in coding or deep learning. PowerAI Vision can be used in a variety of visual recognition scenarios and offers static image classification, static image object detection and video object detection. Numerous industries, ...read more


Announcing IBM i 7.4 and Db2 Mirror for i

Power servers, Power Systems, Workload & resource optimization

This post was originally featured in Systems Magazine. Today is an exciting day for those of us who work to create IBM i and all of its related software.  Today is Announcement Day! Of course, we have two of those each year (at least) when we announce technology refreshes. And, today, we are announcing a ...read more


IBM PowerAI Vision: A visual recognition AI solution

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

Many organizations are interested in employing deep learning and data science but have a skill and resource gap that impedes adoption of these technologies. To address this need, IBM created an easy deep learning solution specifically for business users. Designed to lower the barrier of entry required to create AI applications, IBM PowerAI Vision — ...read more


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