Tags: IBM Power Systems

Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform to support IBM Power 

Nutanix has announced that it is to support IBM Power Systems with its Enterprise Cloud Platform. The announcement comes two weeks after Nutanix announced the same support for HPE ProLiant, a claim that had HPE raging that Nutanix was not a partner. In this case, however, both IBM and Nutanix have both come out with…

IBM deploys Docker EE on the mainframe

At DockerCon17, IBM has announced it will deploy Docker Enterprise Edition across all its Linux-based systems. This will include Linux on IBM z Systems, LinuxONE and Power Systems. It’s a smart move by IBM and will enable it to deliver on its goal of moving the app to the data rather than the data to…

Rethinking cloud with Brad Schick

At IBM InterConnect, Brad Schick, CTO, Skytap sat down with Enterprise Times  and talked about cloud on AIX. It has been two years since IBM launched the POWER8 processor and made x86 its primary target. In all the attention that the Power Systems team has had, AIX has almost become the forgotten operating system. The sales…

Crowdsourcing a POWER8 motherboard

Using crowdsourcing to fund projects has become popular. Everyone from music bands to board games developers, watch designers to drone projects are using the approach. The idea is to get people to contribute different sums of money to fund a project from conception to production. On the whole the process works well with the majority…

IBM and SAP to deliver cognitive capabilities

IBM and SAP have announced plans to “co-innovate solutions that increase customer value through cognitive extensions.” While the announcement goes on to talk about SAP S/4HAHA, IBM and SAP cloud services, IBM Power Systems and cognitive APIs it studiously avoids mentioning IBM Watson and IBM Bluemix. The omissions seem strange as they are at the…

Container as a Service platform launched

This article has been updated based on comments from ContainerX ContainerX has announced that it has moved from beta to release and launched its Container as a Service (CaaS) solution. The press release describes this as a: ” Multi-Tenant Elastic Cluster and Container Pool Technology for Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft Azure.” With ContainerX at Microsoft…

OVH wants your apps and IoT!

Hosting giant OVH has announced that it wants your Apps and IoT as it looks to rapidly expand its partner network by building both a SaaS and an IoT academy. Both of these moves were announced by Octave Klaba, Chief Technology Officer, OVH. With OVH planning an aggressive expansion of its cloud data centres by…