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Securing your IBM Spectrum Protect server

“I’m doing daily backups of my Spectrum Protect database, but is this enough to secure my Spectrum Protect server?” It’s a question I hear frequently. In my present job role in IBM Systems Lab Services, I do health checks on various IBM Spectrum Protect environments, and the number one recommendation in 9 out of 10 […]

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Join us at IBM Systems Technical University 2018 events!

Cloud and cognitive technologies may be driving the future of business, but just as important as implementing them is optimizing the infrastructure that supports them. In 2018, IT professionals can grow their skills in designing, building and delivering IT infrastructure for the cloud and cognitive era by attending IBM Systems Technical University (TechU). To serve the demand […]

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The cloud journey on IBM Power Systems

As a consultant in IBM Systems Lab Services, I’ve been implementing cloud solutions for our IBM Power Systems clients since 2009. The technologies we’re using are always evolving, and we have helped hundreds of Power Systems clients around the world take their IT infrastructures from fully virtualized to cloud-enabled. With the recent announcement of the […]

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How IBM Spectrum Scale resembles my toddler twins

I’m a storage consultant in IBM Systems Lab Services and a working mother of two-and-a-half-year-old twins who were affectionately known as Flash and Elastic during my pregnancy because of the way they moved in my belly. I usually spend my days onsite with IBM clients implementing and managing IBM Spectrum Scale clusters, but I also […]

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Storage disaster recovery: Are you using the right tool?

Disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity planning isn’t a one-time event. Effective DR and business continuity requires ongoing management and has to be integrated into your day-to-day operations. Storage systems are one of the most critical dimensions in DR and business continuity planning, and most organizations feel that planning for it is a complex task […]

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Engage in a community of innovation at Think 2018

IBM Systems is excited to announce our participation in Think 2018—a technology event where the problems of tomorrow meet the minds of today. Join us March 19–22, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada to discover how you can realize new, positive outcomes by tapping into the power of IBM. In fact, our Systems product portfolio will […]

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Flexible storage solutions for a hybrid IT environment

Your transaction data is a valuable corporate asset. Savvy leaders know that in today’s data-driven world, your organization must be able to fully utilize all meaningful data. To succeed, IT capabilities should help you unlock the inherent value of your data and thereby gain a market advantage. But first, there are important strategic and operational […]

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Why use IBM DevOps tools to deploy applications to the mainframe?

One of the areas in software delivery that drives the most value for your dollar is automating release deployments.  This is especially true in mainframe environments, where lengthy homegrown processes for checking in and deploying code have been used for years in order to safeguard business-critical applications. Why would you seek out IBM for software […]

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Pt 3: Bringing data protection into the cognitive era

This is part three of a three-part blog post series on innovations in data protection. Read part one on the evolution of data protection here, and part two here, on the importance of snapshot management. Part three: The final piece of the puzzle The final piece of the data protection puzzle that IT professionals must […]

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