Power servers

Exciting new capabilities for deploying SAP HANA

Big data & analytics, Power Systems, Real-time analytics

Earlier this year, SAP and IBM announced that SAP Business Warehouse deployments on SAP HANA could be integrated with IBM Power Systems, achieving a level of flexibility, resiliency and performance that customers tell us is unique in the industry. Now, just a few months later, we have several new milestones to report. First, IBM Power ...read more

Do you know where I’m spending my money next?

Power Systems, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

This video summarizes it all: Customers expect companies to know them personally – their tastes, habits, preferences, lifestyles, buying patterns, what they like and dislike, how old their kids are, if they have a pet, when it’s time to replace the car or their furniture, to renew the house insurance or their gym membership or ...read more

Supercomputing in a waitless world

OpenPOWER, Power Systems

Are you satisfied with the speed, efficiency and innovation of your IT infrastructure? The pace of life has increased immensely in the digital age. In our personal and professional lives, we’re all striving to keep up and take advantage of the latest innovations that can help us engage and have impact (time-saving mobile apps, anyone?). ...read more

Enhanced weather analytics helps power companies keep the lights on

Digital transformation, Power Systems, Real-time analytics

“How’s the weather?” is an everyday question. But that question can generate potentially devastating answers in today’s energy-hungry world. When temperatures soar or lightning strikes, energy and utility companies may have to scramble to meet air conditioning power demands or restore electricity to thousands of businesses, homes and families. According to a study of US ...read more

Supercharging the hotel front desk in the cloud

Cloud computing, Power Systems

Here at Go Moment, we help some of the best-known hotels in the US—including Hilton, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza and Best Western—keep their customers delighted at all times. Our flagship “Ivy” platform is a virtual personal assistant that engages guests by text message, asking them to rate their experience and offering help or promotions. Ivy parses ...read more

Watson, cognitive computing and the insight economy

Power Systems

We build our tools and machines to do certain things better than we can. What started as clubs, knives and wheels eventually evolved into the Industrial Revolution and then into the Information Age. Our tools and machines have extended our capabilities exponentially, first taking on much of the brute force physical work and then much ...read more

OpenPOWER Momentum advances 2015-16 Innov8 with POWER8 Challenge

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

Author: Terri Virnig, VP of Power Ecosystem and Strategy For years I have had the privilege of engaging with university students, witnessing how IBM’s POWER8 technology is helping to train tomorrow’s IT innovators. Having seen the enthusiasm and skill introduced by the Power Systems Academic Initiative first hand, last year I decided we should introduce ...read more

Revved Up RPG from the Power Systems Academic Initiative

Power servers, Power Systems

Is your college teaching RPG? If not, consider making this enterprise computing language part of your curriculum with a brand new student level RPG course now available through the IBM Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI). Like all PSAI materials and resources, the new course titled “Programming in ILE RPG” is offered at no charge to ...read more

Site Ox takes cloud services to new heights with IBM Power Systems

Cloud computing, Power Systems

Here at Site Ox, we don’t really differentiate between different types of cloud. What is classed as “cloud” could be internal, in a remote data center, in a third-party data center or in SoftLayer—it’s all just cloud computing services to us. One size doesn’t fit all In today’s market, businesses aren’t looking for compute services. ...read more