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IBM Interconnect 2017: Cloud Solutions; Watson-enabled Applications and Blockchain

By Joe Clabby, Clabby Analytics Last week approximately 20,000 people attended IBM’s Interconnect Cloud Computing event at the Mandalay Bay complex in Las Vegas, and their reasons for attendance varied widely. Some wanted to learn more about IBM’s cloud and … Continue reading

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IBM Connect 2017: Collaboration Under the Radar

By Joe Clabby, Clabby Analytics IBM runs six large technology events each year: World of Watson, InterConnect, Amplify, Edge, Vision and Connect. I usually attend the two largest, World of Watson and InterConnect, along with 15,000 to 20,000 other interested … Continue reading

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IBM Enhances Spectrum Storage Management, Integration and Flexibility

IBM’s February 7, 2017 software-defined storage announcement was so chock full of new capabilities for the company’s Spectrum Storage and Cloud Object Storage, it’s tough to sum it up in one sentence or even a paragraph. But a look at … Continue reading

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IBM DS8880F All-Flash Data Systems – Integral to IBM’s Cognitive Computing Strategy

By Jane Clabby, Clabby Analytics When we think of data storage today, chances are that the first things that come to mind are “object storage”, “cloud storage”, “commodity storage” and “software-defined storage”. Nobody really talks much about SANs and block … Continue reading

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Year End Review: IBM Systems Group

By Joe Clabby, Clabby Analytics Tom Rosamilia, Senior Vice President of IBM Systems group, recently presented his annual year-end recap. In his opening statement he started with a review of IBM’s mission in the IT marketplace; to “continue to transform … Continue reading

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INETCO – Monitoring and Analytics for EMV Chip Card Transactions

By Jane Clabby, Clabby Analytics EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa – the three companies who developed the EMV standard) is a global standard for credit/debit cards that use computer chips to authenticate and secure chip-card transactions. More secure than magnetic … Continue reading

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Western Digital Adds Entry-Level Cloud-Scale Object Storage System

By Jane Clabby, Clabby Analytics On November 15, 2016, Western Digital introduced a new addition to its object-based storage (OBS) solution portfolio — the ActiveScale P100. The integrated turnkey system is an easy-to-deploy entry-level system that scales modularly from 720TB … Continue reading

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