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2 Seconds of Hair Growth: IBM Claims 1st 2 Nanometer Chip Technology

IBM today unveiled what it said is the first chip with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology. Though still more than two years away from going into production, the company said the 2nm chip will be used to power devices ranging from cell phones to HPC-class data center servers and will deliver nearly 50 percent higher […]

IBM to Acquire Turbonomic AIOps for Hybrid Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y., April 29, 2021 — IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Turbonomic, an Application Resource Management (ARM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) software provider based in Boston. The acquisition will provide businesses with full stack application observability and management to assure performance and minimize costs using AI to optimize resources – such as containers, VMs, servers, […]

LLNL, IBM and Red Hat to Explore Standardized Resource Management Interface for Cloud HPC

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), IBM and Red Hat are combining to develop best practices for interfacing high-performance computing (HPC) schedulers and cloud orchestrators, an effort designed for supercomputers that take advantage of cloud technologies. Under a recently signed memorandum of understanding (MOU), the organizations said researchers aim to enable next-generation workloads by integrating LLNL’s […]

IBM Launches Storage for Data Management across Hybrid Clouds

IBM has announced innovations across its storage product line designed to improve management of data across complex hybrid cloud environments with the goal of improving data availability and resilience. The company announced plans to launch container-native software defined storage (SDS), IBM Spectrum Fusion, in the second half of 2021 designed to combine IBM’s parallel file system […]

Carleton Univ. and IBM Partner in AI, Machine Learning and Data Science for Workforce Development 

OTTAWA — April 15, 2021 — Carleton University and IBM Canada today announce a five-year multimillion-dollar collaboration agreement to enhance Carleton’s Institute for Data Science and equip students for essential jobs in emerging digital careers such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and data science. The agreement establishes a framework for joint research and educational initiatives to boost the University’s cross-disciplinary AI and Data […]

Cleveland Clinic and IBM Partner on HPC, AI and Quantum Computing

ARMONK, N.Y. and CLEVELAND — Cleveland Clinic and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have announced a planned 10-year partnership to establish the Discovery Accelerator, a joint effort to advance the pace of discovery in healthcare and life sciences through the use of high performance computing on the hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing technologies. The collaboration is anticipated to build […]

OVHcloud Teams with IBM and Atempo for Cloud Storage

Roubaix, France – January 19, 2021 – To meet European enterprise and public institution security, sovereignty and resilience needs for the preservation of sensitive data, OVHcloud is collaborating with IBM and Atempo to develop a Storage-as-a-Service offering. This solution will be based on IBM Enterprise Tape technology and an Atempo software stack hosted and operated […]

28 Years and Running: IBM Awarded Most Patents in 2020 – a “Sharp Uptick” in AI

For the 28th year in a row, IBM copped more U.S. patents than any other company, 9,130 in all, including what the company said was a “sharp uptick” in AI-related patents. Patents were awarded to more than 9,000 IBM inventors in 46 U.S. states and 54 countries. IBM said that since 1920, Big Blue has […]

Cambridge Quantum Reports Progress toward ‘Meaning Aware’ NLP

UK-based Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC), a quantum software and algorithm specialist, today released researcher papers on its use of quantum computing to develop intuitive, “meaning-aware” natural language processing (QNLP).

A focal point of artificial intelligence inquiry, NLP that is contextual, that comprehends emotion, nuance, even humor, is NLP’s most advanced and challenging form.

IBM to Acquire Performance Monitoring Company Instana for Hybrid Cloud and AI

IBM today announced plans to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring and observability company. IBM said the acquisition will help businesses better manage applications spanning the hybrid clouds and that it strengthens IBM’s  AI-powered automation capabilities. Financial details were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close within several […]