Just as the leading video game consoles - xBox, Nintendo, and Playstation - leverage the latest IBM
technology for competitive edge, IT solution providers and outsourcing companies are turning to
IBM autonomic self-managing technology to advance the state of automation of the data center to reduce cost
and manage complexity.
This week in Bangalore, India we announced 12 India-Based Solution Providers that will incoporate IBM's self-managing autonomic
technology, based on open standards, into their software and solutions. This is the latest in a series of
announcements around the world that now include close to 100 business partners.
On September 13th in Tokyo, Japan we held the 2nd annual Japan Autonomic Computing Day where partners announced
their latest products and services based on Autnomic Computing standards and IBM self-managing technologies. Lots of real code demos (not chart-ware), numerous company presentations, and standing room only!
For those who read Japanese(or those who just want to see a picture of Holly and I in the interview in Tokyo) here is an example of some of the press generated: Self-Healing Software Diagnoses IT Problems Based on Symptoms The Next Wave of Smart Problem Determination Software Uses Historical Knowledge to Prescribe Solutions for Problems…
After Japan, I made my first personal visit to Seoul,September 14-15. I met with a number of companies there and I was so impressed with the collaboration and innovative work around autonomic standards and technology that went beyond IT infrastructure to appliance applications. I did have the chance to enjoy some of the local food - an experience that took me beyond food to ancient chinese medicine. Most memorable was a black chicken ginseng soup - It is believed that Ginseng improves the body's resistance to stress and to increase vitality...kind of like autonomic self-managing technology...
And I am learning a new language: Korean! Annyong-haseyo![Read More]