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IBM i Finds A Place At Edge Conference
by Dan Burger

The IBM i community was born and raised with platform-specific tendencies. That was the way of the IBM IT world for many years. It's not the way anymore. The strategy for IBM Power Systems, running i and AIX, is much more open. It's OpenPower and OpenStack oriented. Its roadmap has cloud and cognitive computing highlighted. The IBM Edge conference last week left no doubt about that. So what's left for i? READ MORE >

With Avnet Deal, Tech Data Spans From Glass House To Your House
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

And then there were three. For the past several years, the two dominant master resellers of Power-based systems--that would be Avnet and Arrow Electronics--who also sell a whole lot of other kinds of IT gear into datacenters, got a little competition from Tech Data and Ingram Micro joined the fray and started peddling Power gear and related storage. READ MORE >


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Living With VIOS and Other Tips From A Power Champion
by Alex Woodie

Nobody likes VIOS, not even AIX administrators, admits Anthony English, an AIX expert who was named an IBM Champion for Power earlier this year. But with the proper mindset, a good coach, and a few key pieces of knowledge, even career IBM i professionals can learn to get along with the Virtual I/O Server. READ MORE >


Mad Dog 21/21: From Hegel To Google
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IBM Preaches Cognitive, Cloud, And IT Consumption
by Dan Burger

They say it's not just about the technology. It's really about the business. But that brings to mind an old adage from the car industry: You sell the sizzle not the steak. Right now the sizzle is cognitive computing. It has edged out big data and analytics in the one-upsmanship match of IT leadership and the next big thing. At the Edge conference last week, when IBM executives talked strategy and road maps, cognitive computing was on the tip of tongues. READ MORE >



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TABLE OF CONTENTS
IBM i Finds A Place At Edge Conference

With Avnet Deal, Tech Data Spans From Glass House To Your House

Living With VIOS and Other Tips From A Power Champion

Mad Dog 21/21: From Hegel To Google

IBM Preaches Cognitive, Cloud, And IT Consumption


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