IBM introduces 133-qubit quantum computing processor and modular system
IBM is stepping up its quantum computing activities with a series of new introductions in the field. It is delivering a 133-qubit Heron processor, along with an experimental 1,121-qubit ICondor-Processor.
IBM has been trying to be at the forefront of quantum computing for some time. To realize t... Read more
IBM watsonx.governance should promote trust in generative AI
IBM is going to add a new component to its data platform watsonx. With watsonx.governance, organizations should get the tools to boost trust in generative AI.
While presenting the new watsonx component, IBM says that while generative AI enables many use cases within companies, it also comes with... Read more
VMware makes its AI offerings as flexible as possible
Now that VMware Cloud has been firmly modernized since earlier this year, the company is currently focused on building out an expanded AI offering. At VMware Explore in Barcelona, it has released a raft of announcements in this area. Additional compute power, storage and a series of partnerships gi... Read more
Unity appoints former leader of IBM and Red Hat as CEO
Unity is getting a new CEO in the aftermath of incurring the wrath of game developers worldwide. John Riccitiello is stepping down effective immediately, being replaced by former Red Hat CEO and IBM President Jim Whitehurst.
Riccitiello has had a long tenure as leader of the game engine company,... Read more
IBM raises cloud prices in 2024, but they vary greatly by region
IBM has decided to increase the prices of all its cloud services starting in 2024. What's striking here is that there are huge differences between different regions for the company's IaaS portfolio.
IBM is raising the prices of its cloud services nearly everywhere as of Jan. 1, 2024. This includ... Read more
Salesforce shares positive second quarter and aims to maintain it through AI
Salesforce is closing the second quarter with positive results. The company is trying to maintain that by betting on AI and creating a new partnership with IBM.
Salesforce had a positive quarter, with revenue up 11 percent from a year earlier. Sales totalled $8.6 billion. Based on these figures... Read more
IBM marries AI platform with as much data as possible: what’s Watsonx?
IBM is offering Watsonx as a platform on which companies can securely work with AI models. Boasting unique features and broad compatibility, it hopes to beat competitors Google, OpenAI and Nvidia, among others. What's Watsonx exactly, what can it do and why should an organization choose IBM's platf... Read more
IBM modernizes mainframe applications with Watsonx Code Assistant for Z
IBM recently introduced its generative AI tool Watsonx Code Assistant for Z. With it, companies can more easily modernize their old mainframe applications written in COBOL, is the thinking.
The new generative AI tool is part of IBM's Watsonx AI and data platform. It is suitable for mainframe env... Read more
IBM expands tape storage capabilities with S3 object storage
IBM is expanding its own DiamondBack tape library with an on-prem S3 object storage archive. This makes more possible in terms of storage using magnetic tapes.
Back in October, it came out with the DiamondBack TS6000, which can house up to 14 tape drives and 1458 cartridges for 28.8 petabytes of... Read more
Will IBM’s analog chip take the AI world by storm?
A team at IBM Research has developed a mixed-signal analog chip suitable for AI workloads. The project is still in the research phase, but it is looking promising. While generative AI currently eats up huge hardware requirements and power consumption, an alternative seems to be emerging - but nobod... Read more