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Verizon has announced that Oracle is now offering customers secure connections to its cloud via Verizon's Secure Cloud Interconnect services. With Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect for Oracle FastConnect, Oracle customers can now connect to Oracle Cloud data center sites located in the U.S. and Europe.

Posted October 12, 2016

In 2015, big data, mobility, IoT, expanding requirements for security and real-time analytics and the introduction of the Cognitive Era continued to place greater pressure on IT organizations. Linux and open source technologies are at the center of many of the most innovative software and hardware solutions that are addressing emerging enterprise requirements. Here's a look back at some of the most significant announcements in Linux and open source technology of 2015.

Posted December 16, 2015

In 2015, big data, mobility, IoT, expanding requirements for security and real-time analytics and the introduction of the Cognitive Era continued to place greater pressure on IT organizations. Linux and open source technologies are at the center of many of the most innovative software and hardware solutions that are addressing emerging enterprise requirements. Here's a look back at some of the most significant announcements in Linux and open source technology of 2015.

Posted December 16, 2015

Cloud represents a sea change in the way that developers work, increasing productivity and decreasing cost, while also providing more flexibility that encourages innovation anywhere, at any time.To further support this flexibility, IBM has launched developerWorks Premium, a subscription model of its developerWorks community that provides developers with exclusive, member-only curated tools and resources for IBM Cloud.

Posted December 02, 2015

Cloud represents a sea change in the way that developers work, increasing productivity and decreasing cost, while also providing more flexibility that encourages innovation anywhere, at any time.To further support this flexibility, IBM has launched developerWorks Premium, a subscription model of its developerWorks community that provides developers with exclusive, member-only curated tools and resources for IBM Cloud.

Posted December 02, 2015

In a new post on the Ptak Associates Tech Blog site, Rich Ptak and Bill Moran weigh in on the technology acceleration announcements by IBM and other OpenPOWER Foundation members.

Posted December 02, 2015

In a new post on the Ptak Associates Tech Blog site, Rich Ptak and Bill Moran weigh in on the technology acceleration announcements by IBM and other OpenPOWER Foundation members.

Posted December 02, 2015

In a new article on the Anandtech website, Johan De Gelas explains how the IBM POWER8 is challenging the Intel Xeon.

Posted December 02, 2015

In a new article on the Anandtech website, Johan De Gelas explains how the IBM POWER8 is challenging the Intel Xeon.

Posted December 02, 2015

Analyst Alan Radding recently posted an article about IBM's recent POWER- based systems news, including IBM's multi-year strategic collaboration with Xilinx, and OpenPOWER Foundation members' new technologies, collaborations and developer resources.

Posted December 02, 2015

Analyst Alan Radding recently posted an article about IBM's recent POWER- based systems news, including IBM's multi-year strategic collaboration with Xilinx, and OpenPOWER Foundation members' new technologies, collaborations and developer resources.

Posted December 02, 2015

IBM and Xilinx have formed a multi-year strategic collaboration to enable higher performance and energy-efficient data center applications through Xilinx FPGA-enabled workload acceleration on IBM POWER-based systems. IBM and Xilinx, through a private signed agreement and collaboration through the OpenPOWER Foundation, are teaming to develop open acceleration infrastructures, software and middleware to address emerging applications such as machine learning, network functions virtualization (NFV), genomics, high performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics.

Posted December 02, 2015

IBM and Xilinx have formed a multi-year strategic collaboration to enable higher performance and energy-efficient data center applications through Xilinx FPGA-enabled workload acceleration on IBM POWER-based systems. IBM and Xilinx, through a private signed agreement and collaboration through the OpenPOWER Foundation, are teaming to develop open acceleration infrastructures, software and middleware to address emerging applications such as machine learning, network functions virtualization (NFV), genomics, high performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics.

Posted December 02, 2015

IBM Fellow Donna Dillenberger's demonstration of the IBM LinuxONE system for scalable financial trading has racked up more than 140,000 views.

Posted December 02, 2015

IBM Fellow Donna Dillenberger's demonstration of the IBM LinuxONE system for scalable financial trading has racked up more than 140,000 views.

Posted December 02, 2015

Linux on IBM z Systems can offer customers cost savings, in addition to levels of security, and scalability not available with other platforms.

Posted December 02, 2015

Linux on IBM z Systems can offer customers cost savings, in addition to levels of security, and scalability not available with other platforms.

Posted December 02, 2015

In August 2015, IBM unveiled two Linux mainframe servers - called LinuxONE - that are designed for the new application economy and hybrid cloud era. With LinuxONE, IBM also introduced a flexible new pricing model.

Posted December 02, 2015

In August 2015, IBM unveiled two Linux mainframe servers - called LinuxONE - that are designed for the new application economy and hybrid cloud era. With LinuxONE, IBM also introduced a flexible new pricing model.

Posted December 02, 2015

IBM and fellow OpenPOWER Foundation members have revealed new technologies, collaborations, and developer resources to enable clients to analyze data faster and more deeply. The new offerings center on the tight integration through CAPI (Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface) of IBM's open and licensable POWER processors with accelerators that can be optimized for computationally intensive software code.

Posted December 02, 2015

IBM and fellow OpenPOWER Foundation members have revealed new technologies, collaborations, and developer resources to enable clients to analyze data faster and more deeply. The new offerings center on the tight integration through CAPI (Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface) of IBM's open and licensable POWER processors with accelerators that can be optimized for computationally intensive software code.

Posted December 02, 2015

A new white paper from IDC highlights the importance of assessing big data and analytics requirements not as a single, homogeneous requirement but as a range of potential use cases.

Posted November 11, 2015

A new white paper from IDC highlights the importance of assessing big data and analytics requirements not as a single, homogeneous requirement but as a range of potential use cases.

Posted November 11, 2015

Credit card fraud is on the increase and identity theft is growing. In a new white paper about fraud in the modern world, Mike Ferguson of Intelligent Business Strategies writes about the business impact of fraud, how to develop a fraud-protection strategy and how IBM z Systems analytics solutions and predictive models can help reduce risk exposure and loss from fraud.

Posted November 11, 2015

Credit card fraud is on the increase and identity theft is growing. In a new white paper about fraud in the modern world, Mike Ferguson of Intelligent Business Strategies writes about the business impact of fraud, how to develop a fraud-protection strategy and how IBM z Systems analytics solutions and predictive models can help reduce risk exposure and loss from fraud.

Posted November 11, 2015

To help organizations take advantage of the API economy, IBM has announced API Harmony with intelligent cloud-based API matchmaking technology for developers as part of a series of technology, product and services announcements to advance the growing API economy.

Posted November 11, 2015

To help organizations take advantage of the API economy, IBM has announced API Harmony with intelligent cloud-based API matchmaking technology for developers as part of a series of technology, product and services announcements to advance the growing API economy.

Posted November 11, 2015

As the open source ecosystem grows, open standards are increasingly important, writes Shirley S. Savage in IBM Systems magazine.

Posted November 11, 2015

As the open source ecosystem grows, open standards are increasingly important, writes Shirley S. Savage in IBM Systems magazine.

Posted November 11, 2015

Spark, the open source in memory analytics framework, has come to the IBM mainframe. In a new IBM Systems magazine article, Mythili Venkatakrishnan, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member and the z Systems Architecture and Technology Lead for Analytics, explains what Spark is, what IBM has done to enable it for the mainframe, what it means for mainframe analytics going forward and a glimpse into where we expect it to head.

Posted November 11, 2015

Spark, the open source in memory analytics framework, has come to the IBM mainframe. In a new IBM Systems magazine article, Mythili Venkatakrishnan, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member and the z Systems Architecture and Technology Lead for Analytics, explains what Spark is, what IBM has done to enable it for the mainframe, what it means for mainframe analytics going forward and a glimpse into where we expect it to head.

Posted November 11, 2015

The new Real-Time Linux (RTL) Collaborative Project has been announced by The Linux Foundation. RTL will bring together industry leaders and experts to advance and maximize technologies for the robotics, telecom, manufacturing, aviation and medical industries, among others. Member organizations include Altera, ARM, Google, Intel, IBM, National Instruments, OSADL, and Texas Instruments.

Posted November 11, 2015

The new Real-Time Linux (RTL) Collaborative Project has been announced by The Linux Foundation. RTL will bring together industry leaders and experts to advance and maximize technologies for the robotics, telecom, manufacturing, aviation and medical industries, among others. Member organizations include Altera, ARM, Google, Intel, IBM, National Instruments, OSADL, and Texas Instruments.

Posted November 11, 2015

A new report from the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) demonstrates the performance value of McObject's SQL-based eXtremeDB Financial Edition database management system (DBMS), running on IBM POWER8 S824L Linux server, executing a time-series data analytics workload. The STAC-M3 Benchmark suite is the industry standard for testing solutions that enable high-speed analytics on time series data such as tick-by-tick market data.

Posted November 11, 2015

A new report from the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) demonstrates the performance value of McObject's SQL-based eXtremeDB Financial Edition database management system (DBMS), running on IBM POWER8 S824L Linux server, executing a time-series data analytics workload. The STAC-M3 Benchmark suite is the industry standard for testing solutions that enable high-speed analytics on time series data such as tick-by-tick market data.

Posted November 11, 2015

Neo Technology, creator of the Neo4j graph database, has formed a partnership with IBM to offer Neo4j on IBM POWER8. This partnership offers a number of benefits to enterprises by combining real-time graph processing with the capabilities of IBM hardware to scale up.

Posted November 11, 2015

Neo Technology, creator of the Neo4j graph database, has formed a partnership with IBM to offer Neo4j on IBM POWER8. This partnership offers a number of benefits to enterprises by combining real-time graph processing with the capabilities of IBM hardware to scale up.

Posted November 11, 2015

A new developerWorks blog post looks at the benefits of POWER combined with Juju Charms.

Posted November 11, 2015

A new developerWorks blog post looks at the benefits of POWER combined with Juju Charms.

Posted November 11, 2015

IBM has opened up a new online cloud marketplace for its new line of IBM Power8-based Linux servers - the Power LC (Linux cluster) Line, which was introduced last month. The new Power Systems LC servers are the first to be based on technologies and development efforts contributed by OpenPOWER Foundation partners.

Posted November 11, 2015

IBM has opened up a new online cloud marketplace for its new line of IBM Power8-based Linux servers - the Power LC (Linux cluster) Line, which was introduced last month. The new Power Systems LC servers are the first to be based on technologies and development efforts contributed by OpenPOWER Foundation partners.

Posted November 11, 2015

In a new SUSE Conversations blog, Meike Chabowski, Product Marketing Manager for Enterprise Linux Servers at SUSE, writes about IBM and SUSE's longstanding partnership and how the companies work together to innovate technology and business solutions to address evolving business-critical enterprise needs while controlling IT infrastructure and budget.

Posted November 11, 2015

In a new SUSE Conversations blog, Meike Chabowski, Product Marketing Manager for Enterprise Linux Servers at SUSE, writes about IBM and SUSE's longstanding partnership and how the companies work together to innovate technology and business solutions to address evolving business-critical enterprise needs while controlling IT infrastructure and budget.

Posted November 11, 2015

The history between SUSE and the IBM mainframe goes back more than 15 years, observed Michael Miller, SUSE's Vice President of Global Alliances, Marketing and Product Management, and Ross Mauri, General Manager, IBM z Systems, during a keynote conversation at SUSECon 2015. The bottom line, Mauri said, is that Linux is a phenomenon that has changed the world, is growing rapidly everywhere, and it is in enterprise and in mainframe computing, Mauri said.

Posted November 11, 2015

The history between SUSE and the IBM mainframe goes back more than 15 years, observed Michael Miller, SUSE's Vice President of Global Alliances, Marketing and Product Management, and Ross Mauri, General Manager, IBM z Systems, during a keynote conversation at SUSECon 2015. The bottom line, Mauri said, is that Linux is a phenomenon that has changed the world, is growing rapidly everywhere, and it is in enterprise and in mainframe computing, Mauri said.

Posted November 11, 2015

"In a world where product lifecycles are measured in web years, what can we learn from the mainframe's rather unique longevity?" asks CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger in a new blog.

Posted October 14, 2015

"In a world where product lifecycles are measured in web years, what can we learn from the mainframe's rather unique longevity?" asks CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger in a new blog.

Posted October 14, 2015

The Linux Foundation has released its first ever report that attempts to measure the estimated value of development costs in its Collaborative Projects. According to the report, the total lines of source code present today in Linux Foundation's Collaborative Projects are 115,013,302, and the estimated, total amount of effort required to retrace the steps of collaborative development for these projects is 41,192.25 person years.

Posted October 14, 2015

The Linux Foundation has released its first ever report that attempts to measure the estimated value of development costs in its Collaborative Projects. According to the report, the total lines of source code present today in Linux Foundation's Collaborative Projects are 115,013,302, and the estimated, total amount of effort required to retrace the steps of collaborative development for these projects is 41,192.25 person years.

Posted October 14, 2015

IBM is expanding its developer skills training program to reach a record number of students worldwide this year with the Master the Mainframe programming contest. In addition, for the first time, the company and academic partners will provide aspiring developers access to the world's fastest Linux system via the cloud at no cost.

Posted October 14, 2015

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