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Under Cloud Cover – How Leaders Are Accelerating Competitive Differentiation

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A new white paper is now available from IBM that highlights a global study of more than 800 cloud decision makers and users, business leaders of all stripes – Finance, Sales & Marketing, Product Development and more – are becoming increasingly focused on the business value cloud provides.

IBM Announces Major Commitment to Advance Spark

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IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced a major commitment to Apache Spark, the most important new open source project in a decade that is being defined by data. At the core of this commitment, IBM plans to embed Spark into its industry-leading Analytics and Commerce platforms, and to offer Spark as a service on Bluemix.

IBM: The Optimal Storage Platform for Big Data

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A central theme of new technology requirements surrounding big data is the ability to host data effectively. The foundation of a big data technology stack is the storage layer. A new white paper is now available that details these issues surrounding big data storage – specifically through the deployment of IBM Spectrum Scale.

IT Operations Analytics

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In this special guest feature, Vishnu Nanduri of IBM makes sense out of the emerging field of IT Operations Analytics, making optimal decisions using data to drive business value. Vishnu is the Practice Leader for Data Science and Engineering in IT Operations Analytics at IBM.

Deploying a Big Data Solution Using IBM Spectrum Scale

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A new research paper is now available that details the use of IBM Spectrum Scale – “Deploying a Big Data Solution Using IBM Spectrum Scale.” Learn how IBM Spectrum Scale can play an important role in your big data environment.

IBM Unveils Power Systems Solutions to Support SAP HANA

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Building on the deep technology partnership between IBM (NYSE: IBM) and SAP (NYSE: SAP) IBM announced a set of integrated Power Systems solutions designed to help clients process volumes of data with incredible speed for both transactional and analytics workloads.

Free eBook! Software Defined Storage for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Software Defined Storage for Dummies” today, compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the new area of software define storage in support of big data initiatives. Software defined storage is a relatively new concept in the computing and storage industry and […]

Cognitive Scale Debuts First Cognitive Clouds on IBM Bluemix

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Cognitive Scale announced the first standards based cognitive clouds powering applications running on IBM Bluemix. Bluemix is the third platform-as-a-service running Cognitive Scale’s cognitive clouds, the others being Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud.

Free eBook! Hadoop for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Hadoop For Dummies” compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the rising importance of big data, especially the Hadoop distributed computing platform. Hadoop for Dummies can help you kick-start your company’s big data initiative.

The Hidden Costs of Open Source

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While Linux clusters dominate HPC, there are many issues related to cost and complexity that can make open-source solutions challenging. In addition, determining real costs can be complex because every environment is different, and organizations will assess costs using their own methodologies and based on their own requirements and capabilities.