Analytics and clever algorithms helped IBM determine exactly how many servers it needs to run the Masters' website -- including at peak moments of the tournament.
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Tape storage and distributed computing are at the core of the latest discoveries in the field of physics.
IBM has acquired AlchemyAPI to accelerate next-generation cognitive computing applications.
What's unclear is how far beyond SoftLayer IBM's OpenPOWER bare metal servers can go. Enterprises and other cloud providers will need to adopt OpenPOWER at scale to tip the data center balance.
Big Blue plans to launch a series of applications designed to take advantage of the building software defined storage movement.
IBM and Softbank are collaborating to teach Watson Japanese as well as meld cognitive computing and Pepper the social robot.
The cloud move means that hardware vendors will have to sell servers, routers and storage systems to fewer players.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
This year's Tony Sale Award, presented by the Computer Conservation Society (CCS), has been shared by the restoration of two IBM 1401 transistor-based computers and the Free University of Berlin's virtual reconstruction of Konrad Zuse's mechanical Z1.
Its approach isolates applications and their associated data so they can 'float' across multiple locations.
Sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is a model where servers and other resources are provisioned as required over the cloud. This model provides self-service, on-demand access to IT resources, which means users can create and access tools they need within minutes, instead of days, weeks or months.
IBM has detailed new marching orders for the Watson Analytics cognitive computing platform – helping doctors uncover the patterns that cause disease.
Adjustments to XL Axiata's DNS servers and redirecting traffic to nearby servers has increased mobile speeds in Indonesia using existing resources.
Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
Red Hat's new storage server does more than just help you get a handle on your enterprise storage. It also gives you what you need to manage big data and ready-to-run partner storage solutions.
HP aggressively went after IBM's x86 customers ahead of the Lenovo acquisition and had some success. Lenovo execs say it's now time to fight back and become the No. 1 server vendor. On Oct. 1, Lenovo will be No. 3.
Lenovo believes the company still has a place in the PC market, and says the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will play a role in helping it grow in that space.
In other words, Red Hat is moving from Linux to OpenStack as its primary breadwinner.
The deal brings AT&T's NetBond service to IBM's SoftLayer cloud platform to bolster security and performance in hybrid cloud environments.
In the red hot cloud computing market, major players such as Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM and VMware now offer their own distribution of OpenStack. Meanwhile, Piston Cloud is playing its security, management and installation as differentiators. Will it work?
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