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IBM unveils new cloud and big data IT infrastructure technology to the PH market

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IBM unveiled new systems and software offerings recently to the Philippine market. The new technologies that takes advantage of hybrid environments for innovative ways to share resources that provide faster paths to the Cloud and maximize Big Data insights, were announced last week during the inaugural IBM Systems & Technology Group conference for 2014 – “IT Infrastructure matters: Because business outcomes matter.”

The IBM conference covered the essential IT topics of Cloud and Big Data, with sessions such as ‘Remaking Enterprise IT for the new age of Cloud’, to assist clients build and manage efficient infrastructures that optimize workloads. Additional sessions explored the sharing of best practices and processes on ‘Driving business transformation with Big Data & Analytics’. The sessions aimed to educate attendees on optimizing the speed of decision-making, using high-performance infrastructure capabilities. Attendees were also able to view solution demos of the new offerings, while listening to prevailing IT insights and trends from global IBM experts.

The new technology offerings announced include:

  • Technology breakthroughs for x86 offerings with the new System X6, featuring Intel Xeon processors, which dramatically increases application performance, agility and deploys larger mission critical workloads, to leverage the benefits of cloud
  • New flash storage technologies that define the new landscape of computing by providing the extreme performance needed to drive analytical applications, for greater customer intimacy
  • Next generation integrated systems providing greater speed, simplicity and efficiency, to help organizations achieve the full potential of cloud deployments
  • Additions to IBM’ software defined environment portfolio for private and hybrid IBM SmartCloud clients, which are integrated with OpenStack, for fully virtualized, open and programmable architecture

“The accelerated growth of mobile and social technologies continues to push the even greater growth of big data and analytics. This in turn, requires better efficiency, agility and economics from our IT infrastructures, such as cloud can provide. The only way to effectively manage all of this growth is with an IT infrastructure that is fast, agile and resilient. This is why infrastructure matters now, more than ever.” said, Ricky Lopez, Country Manager for System x, Systems and Technology Group, IBM Philippines.

“This is at the core of why IBM continues to push infrastructure innovation at an incredible pace –often a generation or two ahead of others – to ensure we deliver the fundamental business transformation required by our clients across the globe,” added Lopez.

Source: IBM Philippines

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