The Path to AI with IBM Cloud Pak for Data System and Intel Technologies

Data and AI

Cloud Pak for Data System is a first-of-a-kind Red Hat OpenShift-based cloud in a box. Combining storage, compute, and networking into plug-and-play nodes, this hyperconverged infrastructure delivers a fully integrated data and AI platform that can easily scale to suit changes in business needs, both at the hardware and software level. Attend this session to hear Intel executive, Jeremy Rader, discuss how Intel’s deep learning software and AI-optimized hardware give System an edge over the competition. Also get a customers point of view and learn why they chose Cloud Pak for Data System to help rapidly deploy and scale AI within their organization. During the session we will also explore the additional value the Netezza Performance Server for PostgreSQL expansion bundle brings. Offering complete compatibility with prior-gen PureData Systems, your journey is as easy as “NZ migrate”.


Vikram Murali

VP, Hybrid Data Management (Db2, Netezza, Cloud Pak For Data System)- IBM Data and AI, IBM

Vikram Murali is Vice President of Hybrid Data Management which includes Db2, Netezza and Cloud Pak for Data (CP4D) Systems development within IBM Data and AI. Vikram has close to 2 decades of database, appliance experience with skills in Data Science and Machine Learning. CP4D System is a Hyper Converged state of the art system that combines various hardware and software form factors that helps customers in furthering their journey to modernize their data center by enabling them to deploy cloud native applications as kubernetes microservices on what we call "Cloud in a box".

Jeremy Rader

Senior Director of Data Centric Solutions, INTEL CORPORATION

Steve Lueck

SVP, Director of Data Management, Associated Bank