Making IBM magic with “Sword Art Online The Movie”

Mainframes, z14

Check out one of the scenes from Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale opening in US theaters today: Does the server in the image look familiar? It should — it’s inspired by and modeled after one of the world’s fastest and most secure enterprise servers — the IBM z13 mainframe from IBM z Systems. ...read more

Why Santa picks IBM to deliver gifts this Christmas?

LinuxONE solutions, Workload & resource optimization, z14

It is that time of year. Santa’s making a list. And he’s checking it twice. He’s tallying the counts and determining who’s naughty or nice. Santa needs to track the billions of letters that come his way this time of year — all of them vitally important — and security is of paramount importance. Parents ...read more

Creating the foundation for a secure hybrid cloud

Mainframes, Security, z14

Companies across all industries are increasingly turning to a hybrid cloud model, combining their on-premise systems with the public cloud to open new opportunities for their businesses. By 2017, more than 80 percent of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). These enterprises see the potential for ...read more

IBM connects the mainframe to mobile apps with centers of competency

IBM Systems Client Centers, Mainframes, Servers...

The advent of the smartphone has fundamentally changed the world around us. In the past 10 years, the number of mobile transactions per day per mobile user has grown from one to 37, according to Rubin Worldwide. That number could climb to 200 by 2025, resulting in 400 billion global user transactions per day. To ...read more

Master the Mainframe winner, Kevin Matesi, writes prose, code and a roadmap to a bright future

Mainframes, Servers, z14

 A light came on for 8-year-old Kevin Matesi when he and his father, a biomedical engineer, configured the LED bulbs on their rudimentary electronic “bread board” to illuminate a likeness of Darth Vader. While Kevin found language, literature and stories like Star Wars, cool, it dawned on him that electrical engineering and computers were capable ...read more

The power of IBM z13 analytics for real-time transactions

Mainframes, Real-time analytics, Servers...

When it comes to extracting meaningful information from data, organizations today are challenged to find insight from the massive volumes of data they already have. That is where analytics comes in, and the new IBM z13 plays an important role in incorporating analytics into real time transactions. But analytics is not only for gaining insight ...read more

IBM z13 analytics for customer insights

Mainframes, Real-time analytics, Servers...

It used to be that marketing strategies drive sales, procurement strategies drive quality and cost efficiencies, and technology drives marketing strategies and procurement strategies. Now, information technology can no longer simply support business strategy; it must be exploited as a business strategy. In this new world, leaders must develop real-time actionable insights from data to ...read more