Services

IBM HyperSwap: A modern data protection solution

IBM Systems Lab Services, Services, Storage

High availability is becoming an increasingly popular term due to advances in infrastructure components such as networking, compute and storage. It’s also a necessity today for businesses in the banking, financial and insurance sectors. IBM Spectrum Virtualize HyperSwap is a dual-site solution that provides continuous availability of data during planned and unplanned outages. If storage ...read more


System security assessment for servers that support SAP HANA

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

Information is at the core of today’s digital business operations. As the value of your organization’s information grows, it can become the primary target for a breach. A data breach occurs when someone is allowed to read data without authorization to access it. Once hackers can read your data, they can steal or modify it. ...read more


Database migration from Oracle Exadata to IBM Power Systems

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

Data is the lifeblood of any organization. We rely on it for day-to-day and minute-to-minute operations, so database availability is essential. Many enterprises also have business, legal and regulatory requirements that mean they must have immediate access to complete and accurate data. This makes it hard to migrate data from one platform to another without ...read more


Build a data-first enterprise for AI

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

Business leaders today recognize data as a highly valuable resource. From providing competitive insights to balancing the books, data is the lifeblood pumping through any company. However, data’s value varies due to its potential impact. That impact typically depends upon the type of analytics used on it. For a few years now, real-time and predictive ...read more


Is your business equipped for the speed of change?

Flash storage, IBM Systems Lab Services, Integrated infrastructure...

According to the IDC, the amount of data stored worldwide is doubling every two years. The sheer scale of the data is accelerating the speed of business. Put this up against the backdrop of ever-increasing challenges regarding security. Businesses that recognize the real value of data and equip themselves with innovative solutions and essential skills ...read more


Top IBM Power Systems myths: Power has no cloud strategy

AI, Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. “Power Systems has no cloud strategy” is a popular one and thus a good place to start. Why the confusion? Public cloud has garnered more industry attention than private or ...read more


Guard your virtual environment with IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Banking & finance, Cloud object storage, Data centers...

The server virtualization market is expected to grow to approximately 8 billion dollars by 2023. This would mean a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7 percent between 2017 and 2023. Protection of these virtual environments is therefore a significant and critical component of an organization’s data protection strategy. This growth in virtual environments necessitates ...read more


Spectrum Scale, SDI and motorcycles: Scale up, scale out!

IBM Systems Lab Services, Services, Software...

You might wonder if I’ve completely gone off the rails when I mention my passion for motorcycle riding in the same breath as Spectrum Scale and software-defined infrastructure (SDI). Trust me, I’ll make a case for why I put them together. In the early days, a motorcycle was nothing more than a bicycle with a ...read more


Get a health check for your SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems, Linux systems...

Are you confident your SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems are getting optimal performance? SAP HANA has been available on IBM Power Systems for a few years, and many organizations have migrated to it, bringing numerous advantages such as flexibility, efficient resource utilization, server consolidation and reduction in costs. As a Tailored Data Center Integration ...read more