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Moore's Law is coming to an end and silicon alone will not be able to continue to deliver 2x performance gains to address the expanding demands of applications hungry for data, hungry for performance, and hungry for analytics insight. What's needed is a new way to innovate, a new way to continue to drive performance increases.

Posted September 03, 2014

Moore's Law is coming to an end and silicon alone will not be able to continue to deliver 2x performance gains to address the expanding demands of applications hungry for data, hungry for performance, and hungry for analytics insight. What's needed is a new way to innovate, a new way to continue to drive performance increases.

Posted September 03, 2014

IBM is adding Power Systems Linux services to its Innovation and Client Centers to help accelerate software development to meet the growing global demand for new kinds of applications that take advantage of IBM's POWER8 architecture. The expansion - a more than 10x increase in global reach - provides in-person and online access to Linux on Power Systems application development resources to potentially thousands of additional IBM Business Partners, developers, and clients worldwide in key regions including Brazil, Russia, India, Vietnam, Australia, United Kingdom and Germany.

Posted September 03, 2014

IBM is adding Power Systems Linux services to its Innovation and Client Centers to help accelerate software development to meet the growing global demand for new kinds of applications that take advantage of IBM's POWER8 architecture. The expansion - a more than 10x increase in global reach - provides in-person and online access to Linux on Power Systems application development resources to potentially thousands of additional IBM Business Partners, developers, and clients worldwide in key regions including Brazil, Russia, India, Vietnam, Australia, United Kingdom and Germany.

Posted September 03, 2014

In a new blog post, Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin officially welcomed the OpenPOWER Foundation to the Linux community and said The Linux Foundation looks forward to working with the OpenPOWER Foundation to drive open innovation in new ways and in new places.

Posted September 03, 2014

In a new blog post, Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin officially welcomed the OpenPOWER Foundation to the Linux community and said The Linux Foundation looks forward to working with the OpenPOWER Foundation to drive open innovation in new ways and in new places.

Posted September 03, 2014

Open source practices have become driving forces within the software industry, but they are still relatively new to hardware, noted The Linux Foundation's Libby Clark in a Linux.com blog.

Posted September 03, 2014

Open source practices have become driving forces within the software industry, but they are still relatively new to hardware, noted The Linux Foundation's Libby Clark in a Linux.com blog.

Posted September 03, 2014

Hitachi and NEC are the newest members of the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), joining Adobe, Amazon Web Services, Bloomberg, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, salesforce.com and VMware. The CII is a project hosted by The Linux Foundation that enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and respected developers to identify and fund critical infrastructure projects that are in need of assistance.

Posted September 03, 2014

Hitachi and NEC are the newest members of the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), joining Adobe, Amazon Web Services, Bloomberg, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, salesforce.com and VMware. The CII is a project hosted by The Linux Foundation that enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and respected developers to identify and fund critical infrastructure projects that are in need of assistance.

Posted September 03, 2014

At the US Open Tennis Championships going on through Sept. 9 - the United States Tennis Association has all of its technology powered in an IBM cloud, meaning that if demand for services suddenly expands or contracts, the cloud computing system can respond quickly - sometimes in microseconds, writes Jeff Borek, Worldwide Program Director for Cloud Computing at IBM, in a new Forbes.com blog.

Posted September 03, 2014

At the US Open Tennis Championships going on through Sept. 9 - the United States Tennis Association has all of its technology powered in an IBM cloud, meaning that if demand for services suddenly expands or contracts, the cloud computing system can respond quickly - sometimes in microseconds, writes Jeff Borek, Worldwide Program Director for Cloud Computing at IBM, in a new Forbes.com blog.

Posted September 03, 2014

The Linux Foundation will provide live video streaming of the keynote sessions from LinuxCon North America + CloudOpen North America. The event, which offers education and collaboration for everyone in the ecosystem, takes place at the Sheraton Chicago, Wednesday, August 20, to Friday, August 22.

Posted August 19, 2014

The Linux Foundation will provide live video streaming of the keynote sessions from LinuxCon North America + CloudOpen North America. The event, which offers education and collaboration for everyone in the ecosystem, takes place at the Sheraton Chicago, Wednesday, August 20, to Friday, August 22.

Posted August 19, 2014

New IBM research finds that seven out of 10 organizations recognize IT infrastructure plays an important role in enabling competitive advantage or optimizing revenue and profit. However, less than 10% of companies believe that their IT infrastructure is fully prepared to meet the demands of mobile technology, social media, big data, and cloud computing.

Posted August 19, 2014

New IBM research finds that seven out of 10 organizations recognize IT infrastructure plays an important role in enabling competitive advantage or optimizing revenue and profit. However, less than 10% of companies believe that their IT infrastructure is fully prepared to meet the demands of mobile technology, social media, big data, and cloud computing.

Posted August 19, 2014

An eWeek slideshow looks at the widespread use of the open source operating system in everything from cell phones to refrigerators to cars. Linux is a key element in open source innovation, and the platform is prevalent in many new applications.

Posted August 19, 2014

An eWeek slideshow looks at the widespread use of the open source operating system in everything from cell phones to refrigerators to cars. Linux is a key element in open source innovation, and the platform is prevalent in many new applications.

Posted August 19, 2014

Canonical Founder and Chairman Mark Shuttleworth and IBM Power Systems General Manager Doug Balog teamed up in a YouTube video titled, "Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power Systems with POWER8."

Posted August 19, 2014

Canonical Founder and Chairman Mark Shuttleworth and IBM Power Systems General Manager Doug Balog teamed up in a YouTube video titled, "Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power Systems with POWER8."

Posted August 19, 2014

In a new PowerLinux community blog, Jeff Scheel, IBM Linux on Power Chief Engineer, reflects on the broader meaning of IBM's release of firmware for use in the OpenPOWER Ecosystem.

Posted August 19, 2014

In a new PowerLinux community blog, Jeff Scheel, IBM Linux on Power Chief Engineer, reflects on the broader meaning of IBM's release of firmware for use in the OpenPOWER Ecosystem.

Posted August 19, 2014

IBM's recent series of announcements and investments are putting the company at the forefront of Linux development and use, and giving clients the capability to both get more out of their current Power Systems investments and migrate existing Linux on x86 deployments to a more substantial platform, writes Karen J. Bannan in IBM Systems Magazine.

Posted August 19, 2014

IBM's recent series of announcements and investments are putting the company at the forefront of Linux development and use, and giving clients the capability to both get more out of their current Power Systems investments and migrate existing Linux on x86 deployments to a more substantial platform, writes Karen J. Bannan in IBM Systems Magazine.

Posted August 19, 2014

In a new Linux Foundation blog, Katherine Noyes looks at version 3.16 of the Linux kernel, which was released on August 3. According to Noyes, Linux 3.16 is particularly important for its expanded ARM support, improvements to the control group feature, and enhancements to the kernel's collection of drivers.

Posted August 19, 2014

In a new Linux Foundation blog, Katherine Noyes looks at version 3.16 of the Linux kernel, which was released on August 3. According to Noyes, Linux 3.16 is particularly important for its expanded ARM support, improvements to the control group feature, and enhancements to the kernel's collection of drivers.

Posted August 19, 2014

In his keynote at LinuxCon North America on Friday, August 22, Douglas Balog, General Manager, Power Systems, IBM Systems and Technology Group, will discuss the opportunities that the Linux community can provide to companies - if they build their infrastructure to handle it.

Posted July 23, 2014

In his keynote at LinuxCon North America on Friday, August 22, Douglas Balog, General Manager, Power Systems, IBM Systems and Technology Group, will discuss the opportunities that the Linux community can provide to companies - if they build their infrastructure to handle it.

Posted July 23, 2014

There are powerful forces having a dramatic effect on IT today: cloud, data, and open standards. IBM's new Power Systems servers addresses all three, writes Anirban Chatterjee, Power Systems Product Marketing, IBM, in a blog.

Posted July 23, 2014

There are powerful forces having a dramatic effect on IT today: cloud, data, and open standards. IBM's new Power Systems servers addresses all three, writes Anirban Chatterjee, Power Systems Product Marketing, IBM, in a blog.

Posted July 23, 2014

In a new blog, T. R. Bosworth, Offering Manager for Power Virtualization, IBM, writes about the launch of PowerKVM, which represents the first time IBM is offering open hypervisor technology in addition to its proprietary PowerVM on Power:

Posted July 23, 2014

In a new blog, T. R. Bosworth, Offering Manager for Power Virtualization, IBM, writes about the launch of PowerKVM, which represents the first time IBM is offering open hypervisor technology in addition to its proprietary PowerVM on Power:

Posted July 23, 2014

To push the limits of chip technology needed to meet the emerging demands of cloud computing and Big Data systems, IBM is investing $3 billion over the next 5 years in two broad research and early stage development programs that will push IBM's semiconductor innovations from today's breakthroughs into the advanced technology leadership required for the future. Increasingly, cloud and big data applications are placing new challenges on systems, just as the underlying chip technology is facing numerous physical scaling limits.

Posted July 23, 2014

To push the limits of chip technology needed to meet the emerging demands of cloud computing and Big Data systems, IBM is investing $3 billion over the next 5 years in two broad research and early stage development programs that will push IBM's semiconductor innovations from today's breakthroughs into the advanced technology leadership required for the future. Increasingly, cloud and big data applications are placing new challenges on systems, just as the underlying chip technology is facing numerous physical scaling limits.

Posted July 23, 2014

Available on the IBM Cloud Marketplace, IBM Bluemix now includes more than 50 services for building secure, cloud-based business applications. Its rapid adoption during its open beta period, which began in February, makes Bluemix one of the largest Cloud Foundry deployments in the world in just a few months.

Posted July 23, 2014

Available on the IBM Cloud Marketplace, IBM Bluemix now includes more than 50 services for building secure, cloud-based business applications. Its rapid adoption during its open beta period, which began in February, makes Bluemix one of the largest Cloud Foundry deployments in the world in just a few months.

Posted July 23, 2014

Vissensa, a U.K.-based managed service provider (MSP), is using the IBM Enterprise Cloud System. Founded in 2008, Vissensa maps technology platforms to the exact business requirements of clients. The IBM Enterprise Cloud System provides Vissensa with the ability to deliver a pre-configured, pre-tested Linux platform which can outperform their existing x86 based cloud infrastructure. This capability is increasingly important to Vissensa customers who are adopting multi-hypervisor operating systems and technologies, and incorporating new technologies such as OpenStack within their solutions to help reduce costs and increase performance.

Posted July 23, 2014

Vissensa, a U.K.-based managed service provider (MSP), is using the IBM Enterprise Cloud System. Founded in 2008, Vissensa maps technology platforms to the exact business requirements of clients. The IBM Enterprise Cloud System provides Vissensa with the ability to deliver a pre-configured, pre-tested Linux platform which can outperform their existing x86 based cloud infrastructure. This capability is increasingly important to Vissensa customers who are adopting multi-hypervisor operating systems and technologies, and incorporating new technologies such as OpenStack within their solutions to help reduce costs and increase performance.

Posted July 23, 2014

To provide a more flexible way to build, scale and deploy applications and reduce the time and expense of cloud, IBM is working on an open integration model with Docker and the open source Docker project community.

Posted June 25, 2014

To provide a more flexible way to build, scale and deploy applications and reduce the time and expense of cloud, IBM is working on an open integration model with Docker and the open source Docker project community.

Posted June 25, 2014

Canonical recently announced the availability of Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu OpenStack and Juju service orchestration tools on IBM POWER8 systems. What does this mean for Ubuntu users?

Posted June 25, 2014

Canonical recently announced the availability of Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu OpenStack and Juju service orchestration tools on IBM POWER8 systems. What does this mean for Ubuntu users?

Posted June 25, 2014

The operating system most relied upon by OpenStack users is Linux from a variety of distributors, and the hypervisor in greatest use is KVM (Kernel-based Virtualization Machine), according to the OpenStack 2014 Spring User Survey. The survey was conducted during April 2014 to gather information and feedback from organizations using OpenStack for development/QA, proofs-of-concept, and in production.

Posted June 25, 2014

The operating system most relied upon by OpenStack users is Linux from a variety of distributors, and the hypervisor in greatest use is KVM (Kernel-based Virtualization Machine), according to the OpenStack 2014 Spring User Survey. The survey was conducted during April 2014 to gather information and feedback from organizations using OpenStack for development/QA, proofs-of-concept, and in production.

Posted June 25, 2014

To help developers quickly integrate applications and speed deployment of new cloud services, IBM has added more than 30 new cloud services that are available in Bluemix, its platform-as-a-service (PaaS). IBM is also launching Bluemix Garages, collaborative locations where developers can create new apps on Bluemix, learn new development skills, and access IBM's developer ecosystem.

Posted June 25, 2014

To help developers quickly integrate applications and speed deployment of new cloud services, IBM has added more than 30 new cloud services that are available in Bluemix, its platform-as-a-service (PaaS). IBM is also launching Bluemix Garages, collaborative locations where developers can create new apps on Bluemix, learn new development skills, and access IBM's developer ecosystem.

Posted June 25, 2014

In the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL crisis, The Linux Foundation formed a multi-million dollar project to fund and support critical elements of the global information infrastructure. Founding backers of the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) include Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, VMware, and The Linux Foundation, who were joined by additional founding members Adobe, Bloomberg, HP, Huawei, and salesforce.com.

Posted June 25, 2014

In the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL crisis, The Linux Foundation formed a multi-million dollar project to fund and support critical elements of the global information infrastructure. Founding backers of the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) include Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, VMware, and The Linux Foundation, who were joined by additional founding members Adobe, Bloomberg, HP, Huawei, and salesforce.com.

Posted June 25, 2014

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