Power Systems

IBM Power Systems for Linux: What sets Power apart

IBM Systems Lab Services, Insights, Power Systems

The myth that “Linux on x86 is different from Linux on Power” has been promoted by those who wanted you to believe that if you invested in Linux on IBM Power Systems you would get an inferior product that wasn’t “real” Linux, and your applications wouldn’t work as they should. In an earlier post, I ...read more


Making life easier for system admins: The IBM PowerVM LPM/SRR Automation tool

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems, Technical

If you’re a system administrator working with IBM Power Systems servers, you know that Live Partition Mobility (LPM) and Simplified Remote Restart (SRR) are essential capabilities for managing your server environment. In the normal course of maintaining your systems, you might need to move partitions because of hardware repairs, firmware updates or VIOS updates. LPM ...read more


AI at the edge: Driving new business opportunities at the point of data creation

News, Power servers, Power Systems

Data has always come from outside the data center. As the number of smart devices generating new data grows, there is a need for faster processing and an increased pressure on networks to process data efficiently. The processing must necessarily leave the data center and move closer to the edge, where the data are created. ...read more


Jump-start your AI adoption with AutoML on IBM Power Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems, Technical

Are you eager to adopt AI for your business but bogged down by the complexity of machine learning algorithms, the plethora of software technologies and the dearth of personnel with specialized skills? If so, you’re not alone! Even seasoned technologists are overwhelmed by this vast and fragmented AI ecosystem. Automatic machine learning (AutoML) refers to ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: “IBM i is no longer relevant in today’s marketplace”

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

It’s not surprising that there’s a perception in the marketplace that the IBM i operating system on IBM Power Systems is a legacy platform that’s no longer relevant. How could a technology like IBM i, introduced more than 30 years ago, still be relevant today, when cloud, AI, blockchain and cognitive dominate the conversation? There’s ...read more


IBM Visual Insights help unlock insights across industries

Modern data platforms, News, Power Systems

More and more enterprises seek new ways to unleash insights that can help enhance customer satisfaction, boost operational efficiency, streamline supply chains and, ultimately, drive growth. For clients in industries from manufacturing to research to biotech, these insights may be hidden in terabytes of data contained in video and images. If they are understood and ...read more


How Red Hat OpenShift can support your hybrid multicloud environment

Multicloud, Power Systems, Technical

We know that enterprises have moved, or are moving, their workloads to the cloud. It’s rare, however, that a company wants to move all of its applications to the cloud — and even rarer that it would choose a single cloud provider to host those applications. The most common strategy is a mixture of on-premises ...read more


Why IBM Power Systems means business for SAP

News, Power Systems

As SAP customers consider the hybrid cloud model for their mission-critical applications, they need flexibility and choice in deployments. IBM Power Systems is known for its flexibility, powered by the largest SAP HANA virtualized server scalability[1]. Today, we are further extending this flexibility with the announcement of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud on IBM Power Systems. ...read more


Key security considerations for Linux on IBM Power Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems, Technical

One of the greatest challenges in the computer industry is reducing the risk of cyber attack.  Cyber criminals are constantly developing new methods to infiltrate and attack organizations by circumventing computer security. Key to reducing cybersecurity risk is utilizing a “defense in depth,” or multilayered, approach. IBM Power Systems and the POWER9 processor are designed ...read more