• February 26, 2020

Life on the “Edge”

It’s been a great week here at IBM Edge in Las Vegas. This was a terrific week for everyone involved. I was able to connect with so many customers, partners, and industry colleagues. Rocketeers were on hand to discuss innovations in and around IBM z Systems, IBM POWER Systems, and IBM Storage. A few highlights […]

Rocket z Systems Meet-up

Meet, Greet…and Eat

It’s been a busy few days for Rocket at this year’s IBM Edge conference in Las Vegas. We’ve seen (and participated in) some great presentations about the future of data and computing, but it’s also been an opportunity for Rocketeers to connect with our colleagues at IBM, meet with industry experts, and spend time with […]

Big Data

Live from IBM Edge 2016: beyond Moore’s Law

IBM Edge kicked off this morning, and as befits an event focused on infrastructure, there’s been a good bit of conversation about both hardware and software. I’ve been to a few technology conferences in my day, but I have to admit…never have I heard Moore’s Law referenced so many times in one day. More than […]

Master the Mainframe 1

The Mainframe Mastered

Today is the first day of IBM Edge in Las Vegas, where thousands of business leaders are gathering to develop new strategies to accelerate technology breakthroughs, extend infrastructure, and capture new markets. And one of the most exciting parts of the event is the announcement of the winners of IBM’s Master The Mainframe competition, which […]

Rocket at IBM Edge 2016

Welcome to IBM Edge 2016

Edge 2016 starts today, and 40+ Rocketeers from all over the world are arriving in Las Vegas to attend the conference and join thousands of business and tech professionals to drive success in the cognitive era. The theme for Edge this year is disruption: how new technologies and ideas supplant established business models and ways […]

Farewell to IBM Edge2015

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been 48 hours since I arrived in Las Vegas for IBM Edge. It’s been a whirlwind two days – so many good meetings, so many good conversations packed into such a short amount time. I was barely off the plane Monday before I took the stage alongside IBM’s […]

IBM Edge

Live from IBM Edge2015: powering the connected economy

The technology world stands at an interesting point right now. 20 years into the Internet revolution, companies are starting to realize that good enough isn’t good enough anymore. To truly stand out and succeed in the marketplace, companies have to be better. Whether they’re B2B, B2C, or anything in between, they have to provide unique, […]


Live from IBM Edge2015: IBM z Systems technical overview

IBM Edge 2015 kicked off this morning with an overview of the technology behind the new IBM z13 mainframe courtesy of Charles Webb, an IBM Fellow in the z Systems development group. Before starting, he gave the audience some insight into the naming behind the platform. According to Charles, many people have asked why IBM […]