Tag Archives: IBM PureSystems

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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IBM Unveils Power8

There is a lot of buzz in the industry regarding IBM’s April 28 announcement of IBM Power8, but there are still many questions. IBM is saying that Power8 will be available to the general public in June, but for enterprise clients, they should not expect it until later in the year.

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IBM Remains Committed to PureSystems Family

Rumors are swirling around about the future of PureSystems as a result of the impending plans for Lenovo to acquire its x86 server business.  In a recent communications to its business partners, IBM said that it “remains committed to the PureSystems family as an accelerator for Big Data & Analytics and Cloud solutions, and as an important element of our growth strategy.” Read More »

IBM PureSystems: Is It Time To Consider A Fully Integrated Infrastructure Platform?

With its IBM PureSystems line, Big Blue has set out to tackle one of the biggest challenges of the modern Enterprise Data Center; Infrastructure Integration. Companies today are now using multiple computer networks, utilizing different operating systems across multiple physical machines with different architectures, which control everything from their telecommunications to their project workflow. Managing and Integrating all these components is now a major challenge. Read More »