Industry Coverage

IBM has long held the leadership spot in what the industry calls “engineered systems”, or big iron for large enterprises. IBM invented the mainframe and are very proud of that and the platform’s history in solving major business and eco-science problems. IBM’s Watson is huge part of...

IBM on Wednesday unveiled new POWER8 processor-based servers that the computing giant said "are capable of analyzing data 50 times faster than the latest x86-based systems" built on chips from companies like Intel and Advanced Micro Devices....

IBM is making a big play in hybrid computing, seeking to marry its POWER8 processors with various kinds of accelerators and high-speed networking and opening up its chip and system software through the OpenPOWER Foundation....

IBM was planning to do the announcement of the first bunch of Power8-based servers at next week’s Impact2014 event in Las Vegas, but the Power Systems division at Big Blue and the OpenPower Foundation that is steering the opening up of Power8 technology decided to...