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Top IBM Power Systems myths: The OpenPOWER Foundation is not really an industry backed consortium

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

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is helping to dispel some of the top myths. In my last post, I put aside the myth that the x86 architecture is the de-facto industry standard for all applications and that Power Systems will soon become obsolete. In ...read more


The rise of Open Source Databases

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems, Open source...

After many years of working in the IT industry, both as an IT manager in a large telecommunications setup and as a consultant providing solutions to my clients, I’ve come to see a huge interest among users in leveraging more open source software and standards. It comes as no surprise to me that the adoption ...read more


Automate disaster recovery using IBM VM Recovery Manager

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Business continuity is a top priority for every enterprise. And, at the foundation, it’s all about having a solid plan in place to deal with disruptions and potential threats. If you’re an IT planner, you know that data protection and disaster recovery (DR) — the aspects of business continuity that are most relevant to IT ...read more


Identifying potential storage infrastructure problems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Storage

Whenever I talk with infrastructure management teams about concerns and pain points they have with their storage management system, I get these questions: How can we maintain high availability and avoid system downtime? Is there any way to proactively identify a potential problem? How do we ensure maximum storage performance and efficiency? How do we ...read more


Women in business and technology: Seeking a better balance

IBM Systems Lab Services, Services

What are you doing today to create a more gender-balanced world? And why does it even matter? Gender diversity is one of the key drivers of creativity and innovation — and innovation leads to better economic return for businesses. While diversity and inclusion policies have become a mainstay for leading organizations in the 21st century, ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: x86 is the industry standard and Power is becoming obsolete

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

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series will help to dispel some of the top myths. In my previous post, I put aside the myth that migrating from x86 to IBM Power Systems is costly, painful and risky. In this post, we’ll look at another myth ...read more


Update Your skills at IBM Tech University 2019

AI, Deep learning, DevOps...

Given the breadth and pace of business technology innovation, some IT teams are already experiencing a skills shortage, putting further pressure on their organizations. Why is this issue top-of-mind for CIOs and CTOs? Harnessing the most current IT skills are a strategic priority. Plus, there have been numerous reports of a growing IT skills gap ...read more


Build success by boosting your IT leadership skills

IBM Systems Lab Services

Of all the C-suite roles, CIOs are under the greatest pressure to transform their organizations through digital reinvention and the adoption of emerging technologies. To stay agile and ahead of the curve on tech trends, ongoing training is essential for IT leaders today. In addition to needing deep technical expertise, CIOs and IT managers must ...read more


What does GDPR mean for blockchain technologies?

Blockchain, IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux systems...

By now, almost everyone has heard about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect in the EU on May 25, 2018. As a result of GDPR, not only were EU organizations affected, but so were many international companies who have dealings with EU data subjects. Violation of these rules could potentially result in ...read more