At LinuxCon 2013 IBM recently announced plans to invest According to a release on
The company noted that two immediate initiatives announced, including a new client center in
-Power Systems Linux Center in Montpellier,
-Linux on Power development cloud: To serve the growing number of developers, Business Partners and clients interested in running Linux on Power Systems, IBM is expanding its Power Systems cloud for development. The no-charge cloud service is ramping up its infrastructure to provide more businesses the ability to prototype, build, port, and test Linux applications on the Power platform as well as applications built for AIX and IBM i.
Additionally, IBM Fellow and Vice President of Power Development
"Many companies are struggling to manage big data and cloud computing using commodity servers based on decades-old, PC era technology. These servers are quickly overrun by data which triggers the purchase of more servers, creating un-sustainable server sprawl," McCredie explained. "The era of big data calls for a new approach to IT systems; one that is open, customizable, and designed from the ground up to handle big data and cloud workloads."
McCredie also addressed how
The news comes on the heels of IBM's recent OpenPower announcement that makes the
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At LinuxCon 2013 IBM recently announced plans to invest
According to a release on