IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems - May 2018 - 19
it might take two days. That
two-week delay caused by
slower training systems is
significant. A financial services
company that can deploy a
fraud detection application
in just hours might reduce
millions of dollars of potential
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The Insight Era
Today's business environment
requires speedy insights. "IBM
believes business has entered
the insight era," Sibley says.
Clients can run applications
with advanced algorithms and
glean knowledge swiftly. "The
insight era allows IBM clients to
dramatically expand the kinds of
services they can deliver to their
customers," he notes.
The insight era is putting
businesses on a trajectory that
is similar to how smartphone
technologies enriched personal
lives. Businesses are using
AI to gain knowledge and
develop applications. "By using
accelerators to process huge
amounts of data, business
productivity will skyrocket,"
five years. Further, the cost of
upgrading old applications can
be prohibitive and that may
inhibit a client's ability to stay
current. "It's more efficient to run
on newer technology than old
technology from a dollars and
cents standpoint," says Sibley.
The insight era is here. POWER9
will help any enterprise explore
this exciting business shift.
Shirley S. Savage is a Maine-based
Clients looking to upgrade to
POWER9 can gain economic
efficiency and advanced
capabilities by making the move
to current infrastructure.
Each POWER9 system
integrates seamlessly into a cloud
infrastructure. Clients can use
an on-premises private cloud to
keep up-to-date on technology.
"Clients can move partitions or
applications from one system to
another and upgrade technology
seamlessly with no downtime,"
Sibley points out.
It's also much less expensive
to stay current than to upgrade
older systems. Maintenance
costs for older systems rise after
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