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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
May 31, 2022

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: May 31, 2022. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

IBM has released its Global AI Adoption Index 2022, research commissioned by IBM in partnership with Morning Consult. IBM's annual poll of global IT senior decision makers found that AI adoption continued at a measured pace worldwide. According to the IBM report, the global AI adoption rate grew steadily and now is 35%, a four-point increase from the year before, and, in some industries and countries, the use of AI is nearly ubiquitous.

IBM and SAP announced their partnership has reached a new milestone as IBM undertakes one of the world's largest corporate transformation projects based on SAP ERP software, designed to fuel the company's growth and better support its clients.

IBM has announced the expansion of its road map for achieving large-scale, practical quantum computing. IBM originally announced its quantum road map in 2020, and, since then, the company said, it has delivered on each of the targets on its timeline. "In just 2 years, our team has made incredible progress on our existing quantum road map. Executing on our vision has given us clear visibility into the future of quantum and what it will take to get us to the practical quantum computing era," said Darío Gil, senior vice president, director of research, IBM.

IBM is introducing education initiatives with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Specialisterne Foundation, and six Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) to provide no-cost STEM job training to U.S. military veterans, neurodivergent learners worldwide, and university students from underrepresented communities in the U.S.

News From SHARE

IBM Fellow Rosalind Radcliffe, IBM's DevSecOps chief technology officer, is the latest technologist to be recognized for her contributions. In this article, she shares some of her goals, advice, and what being an IBM Fellow means to her. 

Think About It

Software licensing has always been tricky but today there are many new risks to guard against. At Data Summit 2022, Dr. Michael Corey, chief operating officer, LicenseFortress, and Don Sullivan, senior  product line marketing manager & chief of staff for Business Critical Applications, Cloud Infrastructure Business Group (CIBG), VMware, presented a session on the rise of software license trolls and simple steps to take to ensure your organization is not their next victim.