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VLOG – Get Business Insights Cheaper and Faster with IBM High Performance Computing powered by Nvidia
New workloads such as Machine Learning (Artificial Intelligence) and Analytics are delivering business insight to fuel growth, but data centers must have the compute power to process the magnitude of information.
Deploying and managing x86 server farms is time consuming and expensive. What at first seems like an inexpensive, cookie cutter data center strategy for supporting business demands, quickly turns into an expensive and time-consuming methodology as your business grows.
IBM Distributed RAID (DRAID) improves RAID performance and availability compared to Traditional RAID (TRAID).
Ken Gross Mainframe Software Specialist With year after year exponential growth of Big Data, organizations continue to experience the challenges of how to analyze this information to make better decisions. The data is now arriving from everywhere, for...read more
J Jeffrey Broderick Enterprise Architect The IBM z System (IBM Z) has been the mainstay of mainframe computing, and is the lineal descendant of the original System/360 introduced in the 1960’s. As a proven zero-downtime computing platform, IBM System z...read more
Keith Thuerk Storage Engineer By now, most enterprises have discerned that cloud offerings are not for active data sets. And, while grinding through their budgets, due to egress charges and other ancillary charges, not actual IT resource utilization...read more
Marie Ashway Director of Marketing The Mainline blog is usually written by our technical experts to help our customers with their business needs. As a former IBM operating system developer, turned marketer some years later, I can appreciate the value...read more
Bob Elliott VP Storage Solutions So you’re moving storage to the cloud. Maybe it’s just backups. Maybe it’s your data center archives. In any case, there are many questions you will need to ask yourself as well as your cloud storage provider. Consider...read more
IBM Power Systems announce POWER9 based LC (Linux Cluster) servers for high performance commercial applications
Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems IBM Power Systems has announced the POWER9-based LC models to follow the previous IBM POWER8-based LC models. LC stands for Linux clouds and clusters, and these new servers were built in collaboration with NVIDIA and...read more
Marianne Eggett z Systems Solutions Consultant The emergence of a new methodology for business-to-business transacting is upon us. Blockchain is touted as the framework to eliminate the middleman in the supply chain process, while enabling a more secure...read more
Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems Several years ago, IBM instituted a program called the IBM Champion Program. The IBM program recognizes non-IBM business leaders, typically from an IBM business partner, who promote, teach, and have a deep understanding of several...read more
Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems Hardware Management Consoles (HMCs) are used by system administrators to manage/maintain Power Systems servers from a hardware perspective, as well as manage PowerVM LPARs (logical partitions). The management of the...read more
Bryan Samson Strategic Alliances Manager Are you going through XIV storage withdrawals? If you’ve been a loyal IBM XIV storage system customer over the last 10 years, you may be feeling the side effects soon. On February 27, 2018, IBM announced the XIV...read more
Ron Gordon Director - Power Systems IBM Power Systems has introduced two new high-performance computing servers, with unprecedented capabilities, in areas such as deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (all of which are based on open...read more
Marianne Eggett z Systems Solutions Consultant A new technology is emerging for the digital age, and whether you’re a CEO or an IT developer, you’ll want to pay close attention. Banks, Insurance companies, hospitals, governments and other industries are...read more