Linux on z

The IBM Z cloud-ready data center dream is now available

Today IBM announces the availability of its cloud-ready IBM z14 based on a single-frame design, originally unveiled in April 2018. In response to the desires of cloud service providers, managed service providers and enterprise customers, the now broadly-available IBM Z mainframe features a 19-inch industry-standard rack that fits neatly onto just two data center floor […]

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IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data centers and for private cloud environments. This will bring […]

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Thinking differently about Linux servers

All the big breakthroughs in computing have happened because their inventors decided to think unconventionally. IBM’s Think conference brought together thousands of innovators to think differently about computing in an era of unprecedented change. Among the questions discussed: How can the world reduce the volume of plastic waste in the oceans? How can computing keep […]

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The best and the brightest: “Thinking big” in the cloud

Greetings from Las Vegas at the first IBM Think Conference!  Although this is my first Think conference (and more about the differences later) I am a veteran of IBM Innovate, InterConnect and IOD among others.  The thing I enjoy most about these conferences is the chance to learn from SMEs and brilliant industry leaders who […]

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Breakthrough security for next-generation applications

Over 15 years ago, IBM committed to Linux and open source software on the mainframe in a way that stunned the industry. Today, our commitment to Linux has never been stronger, and we are focused on a clear mission: to provide to clients the most secure and the most advanced data-serving Linux platform in the […]

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Have your lake and swim in it too

Looking around the industry, it is clear that many organizations are focused on providing an enterprise-wide data access strategy, notably through the creation of a “data lake.” The data lake methodology focuses on copying all data from across the enterprise into a single, centralized repository.  The data lake is usually hosted on a scalable clustered […]

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IBM is Red Hat Global Strategic Partner of the Year

IBM has announced that it has been selected by Red Hat as their Global Strategic Partner of the Year. This award recognizes the close collaboration between IBM and Red Hat across many different business areas, and the expanding commitment to joint customers around the world. Red Hat and IBM have been global partners for over 17 […]

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IBM expands containers into the enterprise with z Systems, LinuxONE (TM) and Power Systems supporting Docker Enterprise Edition

Docker is taking the industry by storm, radically simplifying how to develop, package and run applications by using lightweight containers. This simplification has triggered an explosive growth in Docker adoption. As Docker gains adoption in the enterprise, IT teams need an integrated platform that includes orchestration, security and application management – and a highly scalable […]

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Better together: Systems of innovation (part four)

We’ve been redefining digital business over the last decade, but there’s a whole spectrum of optimized application development opportunities yet to explore. This is the fourth and final part of this series. We can help you apply your IT infrastructure as the catalyst for creating innovative new digital ventures or business models and enhancing your […]

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