Red Hat courses enhance Power Systems Academic Initiative

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

The Linux operating system is supported on every IBM Power Systems server that IBM makes.  Our broad Linux portfolio is based on open technology and an open ecosystem, which are valuable to our Power clients.   Users can run highly scalable, highly reliable and highly flexible Linux environments on Power processor-based servers.  In fact, you can more

IBM Elastic Storage Server: Three keys to successful implementation

IBM Systems Lab Services, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

How often have you had an implementation go south on you and later found out that it was something you would have discovered in a planning session? Maybe it was a network switch setting? Or did you find out that you did not have sufficient knowledge or training to complete the implementation? We’ve all had more

Running SAP on IBM i? Attend the IBM – SAP on Power Summit

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Have you heard about the 2017 IBM – SAP on Power Summit? Next month will be the eighth IBM – SAP on Power Summit, a semi-annual event designed to help organizations take advantage of IBM i and SAP technology, share best practices and network with other companies running SAP workloads on IBM i. This year’s more

All you really need to know about open source databases

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Perhaps you’ve heard about NoSQL and open source databases but are still wondering what it’s all about and if you should even care. Maybe you’ve looked online and found pages of technical stuff but don’t understand it? If only there was one place to get all you really need to know… Well there is, and more

Developing an effective digital transformation strategy

IBM Systems Lab Services

Digital technologies like mobile, social, analytics and cloud have redefined how we do business, revolutionizing client-business relationships and providing new ways to deliver and consume information. According to a survey by Forrester, executives expect 47 percent of total sales to be influenced by digital by 2020, but only 26 percent believe their CEO has a more

How to make sure your IT project succeeds

IBM Systems Lab Services

The sad reality is that most IT projects fail, far exceed budget or are completed well behind schedule. As CIO reported in 2016, 55 percent of IT professionals say they’ve had a project outright fail. But why? We need to understand why so that we can figure out how to improve the success rate. In more

Five reasons to love IBM Systems Lab Services

Cloud computing, Data security, IBM Systems Lab Services

It’s Valentine’s Day. What’s not to love about a global team of IT consultants with proven expertise in designing and delivering IT infrastructure to support today’s businesses? IBM Systems Lab Services consultants bring a wealth of IT experience to help organizations throughout the lifecycle of their IT infrastructure. Their experience spans IBM Power Systems, z more

Four key forces that are impacting digital business

IBM Systems Lab Services, Internet of things

Digital technologies are ushering in a new era of business, but is your organization ready for the change? Customer expectations are high: users want personalized, real-time, omnichannel experiences. Traditional industry boundaries are shifting as a result of market changes. New technologies come out every year, and businesses at times struggle to adapt to the rapid more

Three ways to align IT with business priorities

IBM Systems Lab Services, Workload & resource optimization

How does your organization view IT? As a competitive business differentiator or merely a necessary cost? Why align business and IT Why worry about business and IT alignment? The short answer is: technology shifts influence every aspect of today’s businesses. According to the Global C-Suite Study, CEOs say technology is the chief external influence on more