The Growth of Linux on Power8


As discussed in our June 18 blog post, support for Linux on Power Systems servers was a major part IBM’s recent Power8 announcement. It seems that industry leaders are agreeing with IBM’s focus on open source environments and seeing significant opportunity for Linux on Power Systems. With the combination of the flexibility and innovation offered by Linux and the reliability, scalability, security, and performance offered by IBM’s Power8, more organizations are realizing the value of Linux running on Power8.
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IBM’s 5 Easy Steps to Choosing the Right Cloud Solution


IBM recently shared five easy steps for choosing the right cloud solution. As most of us know, no two organizations are the same and therefore have different technology requirements, including different infrastructures and workloads. Therefore, IBM has provided the following five easy steps to figure out which cloud solution makes the most sense for the specific needs of your organization.
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Risks of the Connected Home


In this blog, we typically focus on topics related to enterprise IT environments, however, we are all consumers that use technology in every aspect of our lives and face many of the same data privacy/ security issues in both our professional and personal lives. And, with employees of our organizations using devices for both home and work, lines can be blurred and data can be compromised.

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The Facts about the Big and Little Endian


Do you know the difference between a big and little endian? No, that’s not a misspelling and we’re not talking about Sitting Bull and Pocahontas. We’re referring to data management schemes.

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Hurricane Season Has Started – Is Your Data Protected?


Hurricane season started June 1st and is a good reminder to make sure your business is protected. Typically the southern U.S. coastal areas are at the highest risk of being affected by a hurricane; however, if you live in New Jersey and New York, you most likely felt the impact of Hurricane Sandy a few years ago and understand the destruction a hurricane can impose. Luckily, the weather experts are predicting a below-normal hurricane season this year, but one hurricane can do tremendous damage and you need to be prepared.
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