Tag Archives: IBM Power8

Power8 for the Enterprise

Power8 is an evolution.  IBM continues to enhance the features and functionality of this powerful family of server products.  A recent article in IBM Systems Magazine’s November issue titled “Enterprising Power8” provides a nice summary of some of the recent Power8 announcements made by the technology giant that demonstrate its innovation across the enterprise.
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Upgrading to IBM i 7.2

The new IBM i operating system that runs on IBM Power Systems or IBM PureSystems servers has many significant enhancements that are driving companies to upgrade sooner rather than later.  It had been four years between the release of 7.1 and IBM i 7.2 in the spring of 2014.  However, along the way, IBM provided technology refreshes to keep its operating system on the top of its game.
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Linux – The Era of Open Innovation

We have been talking about Linux and IBM quite a bit the past few months ever since IBM announced Power8 and its relationship with the OpenPower Foundation. However, the Linux and IBM relationship is not a new one. As discussed in a publication titled “Linux – The Era of Open Innovation” posted on IBM’s website, IBM began considering the Linux operating system back in the late 1990s. The article provides a quick timeline of Linux and IBM:
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