A preview of the Big Data & Analytics on Power Systems action at IBM Enterprise 2014

Worldwide Market Segment Manager- Power Systems, IBM

Looking to turbo charge your big data and analytics platforms? Watch the livestream for IBM Enterprise 2014 on October 6 and 7 to get great tips on maximizing your infrastructure for 2015. Now in its second year, the event brings together the Enterprise Executive Summit, the IBM Power Systems Technical University and the IBM System z Technical University.

The Executive Summit

The Enterprise Executive Summit is tailored to CxO and VP clients to give them a perspective of how IT infrastructure investments reshape their industries, improve customer service, enable better decisions through improved use of data and enhance collaboration across their value chain. There will also be some new and exciting announcements for Power Systems.


IBM leaders (including Tom Rosamilia, senior VP IBM Systems & Technology Group and Doug Balog, GM Power Systems) and clients will provide their take on leveraging big data to power business transformation by bringing analytic insight at the point of impact.

The event livestream will include innovations and updates for POWER8, OpenPOWER, Linux on Power, cloud, analytics, mobile and security and deep dives focused on the entire family of IBM Power products. These sessions clearly illustrate how to drive greater business value from structured and unstructured big data and analytics for competitive advantage, and also recent advances in IBM Watson capabilities.

enterprise2014_image_300x200.pngAttendees can hear first-hand how companies are delivering actionable insights using InfoSphere BigInsights and Streams on the new Scale-out Power Linux servers to analyze unstructured data at massive scale. They will learn how to accelerate business and predictive analytics with DB2 with BLU Acceleration on Power to derive insights 82 times faster than traditional database on commodity server.

The livecast will also show the benefits and technical details of a cohesive solution that can provide a significant reduction in infrastructure, support faster time to results, enable dynamic reallocation of resources and is also simpler to manage. You’ll hear first-hand from leading retailers and representatives from the following companies: 

  • North Carolina State University uses the Power Systems Linux platform to manage big data and IBM Content Analytic Studio on the cloud to develop a smarter computing environment that teaches students to analyze business problems using structured and unstructured data and come to fact-based decisions
  • Coca Cola Bottling Company will discuss their deployment of DB2 on Power Systems for their transactional and analytic workloads, and what business value they derived from it
  • Narus will touch on how they use IBM Infosphere BigInsights (Hadoop) and Streams technology on IBM Power Systems to combat cyber threats with solutions that scale to over 100 Gb networks and reliably manage large volumes of structured and unstructured persistent data at unparalleled speeds with streaming data analytics to accelerate the time to resolution of malicious threats

Tune into the livestream starting Monday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m. ET and let us show you how IBM is turning the big data challenge into competitive advantage for companies like yours. Also follow Power Systems on twitter for live updates from the event.