I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – IBM research is on a different level than any other manufacturer. Don’t believe me? Check this out http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-05/1/ibm-movie-atoms. All this research and knowledge filters down to every product they produce, meaning if you are serious about being ahead of your competitors, your only choice is [...]
As hopefully you are already aware I was at the IBM Leadership Conference in Las Vegas to pick up our Finalist award in Technical Excellence. A major focus for the event was the new face of customers. We were introduced to the Chief Culinary Officer of the Cheesecake Factory, Donald Moore, as one of the [...]
Seric Systems wins a finalist award for Technical Excellence at IBM Partnerworld in Las Vegas. Thats a global award! (yeah ok – we never won but second in the world is alright in my books) http://tinyurl.com/aza6sh2 More on our exciting win to follow.
Because of things like this http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2013/01/start/big-data-cut-down-to-size There are three letters in that article, with an “‘s” at the end. No massive marketing. No song or dance but it can change your entire view of the world. IBM do research. IBM do serious research. Research at a level unlike any of its “competitors”. They think out [...]
Thanks to Alan and the team for putting in the hard work
IBM Intelligent Operations Center sounds like it makes running your city as easy as playing the classic game Sid Meier’s civillization! Can you work out which screen shot is from which?
The Spice Girls sang when two becomes one. In the world of storage, where there is never enough, wouldn’t it be nice if we could reverse that and make 1 become 2? Well with Compression on the V7000 that can be the case. In fact IBM goes as far as to say it IS the [...]
Scotland is known for it’s healthy suppers – like deep fried mars bars – but soon it could be deep fried servers! Intel have just completed a year long study into cooling servers and they’ve found out that immersing them in oil (perhaps not cooking oil) has a suprisingly positive effect on cooling servers. Read [...]
Big Data analysis (like IBM Big Ideas, based on hadoop) is being used to work out the mood of the nation with regard to the Olympics. Tweets are being monitored (Big Brother) analysed and the findings represented by the illumination of the London Eye (see article for full details). This is a great high profile [...]
1 month to go till the Tough-Seric team tackle the Tough Mudder assult course, in aid of Scottish Down’s Syndrome and we are already over 1/2 way to our target. Thanks to all those who have sponsored us and if you haven’t yet, there is still plenty of time to sponsor us at http://www.justgiving.com/Tough-Seric We have [...]