Tags: POWER8

IBM Deepens OpenPOWER partnerships 

IBM has deepened its OpenPOWER partnerships with the announcement of new Power Systems LC range of servers. The announcement of the new Power Systems LC servers came in both a press release and a blog from Doug Balog, General Manager for Power Systems at IBM. The focus of this announcement is not just about IBM…

Online opts for Power Systems

French Managed Service Provider (MSP) Online has opted for IBM Power Systems for the next phase of its hardware build-out. Online has opted for the IBM S822L servers as part of its bare metal environment. According to Sébastien Cassier, Team Leader, Online: “With IBM’s POWER8-based servers, we can increase our levels of service to clients…

Oracle brings Database as a Service to OpenStack

Oracle and Mirantis have announced that they will collaborate to bring Database as a Service (DBaaS) to OpenStack. The plan is to enable Oracle Multitenant on the OpenStack Murano application catalogue making them the first Oracle cloud-ready products to appear in the catalogue. According to the press release, users and developers gain three benefits from…

IBM Power powers ahead

IBM Power Systems has announced a number of new servers aimed at hybrid cloud, big data and analytics. Last week IBM announced two and four socket POWER8 appliances aimed at the SAP HANA market. This latest announcements made at IBM Edge 2015, currently taking place in Las Vegas, sees the announcement of the Power E850.…

Intel takes on IBM with Xeon E7 v3

Intel has announced the latest versions of its Xeon E7 4800/8800 v3 processor families. The processors are targeted at customers who are doing big data, real-time analytics and mission critical computing. Diane Bryant, senior vice president and general manager of the Data Center Group at Intel said: “The Intel Xeon processor E7 v3 family is…

IBM gives SAP HANA a POWER8 boost

IBM has announced a series of Power Systems Solution Editions for the SAP HANA platform. This new announcement extends IBM support for SAP from x86 to its POWER8 processor. It also builds on the announcement in March that IBM SoftLayer would provide OpenPOWER-based bare-metal servers. In the press release, IBM states that this announcement follows…