Services

Five advantages of IBM PowerAI Vision

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

In my previous post, I introduced IBM PowerAI Vision, a tool that makes deep learning more accessible to business users without requiring expertise in coding or deep learning. PowerAI Vision can be used in a variety of visual recognition scenarios and offers static image classification, static image object detection and video object detection. Numerous industries, ...read more


Girls in STEM: Building a better future

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Services

It’s been widely reported that girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields face extra barriers to entry, as well as to promotion and equal pay in comparison to their male counterparts. Society has become more aware of the ways unconscious bias can influence outcomes and of how important it is that ...read more


IBM PowerAI Vision: A visual recognition AI solution

AI, IBM Systems Lab Services, Machine learning...

Many organizations are interested in employing deep learning and data science but have a skill and resource gap that impedes adoption of these technologies. To address this need, IBM created an easy deep learning solution specifically for business users. Designed to lower the barrier of entry required to create AI applications, IBM PowerAI Vision — ...read more


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