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Chris Maxcer

POWER IT Pro Content Strategy Director, Penton

Chris Maxcer is POWER IT Pro Content Strategy Director for Penton. You can find him on Google+ and Twitter @PowerMaxcer. The posts below refer only to his PowerMaxcer blog posts. For non-blog content, check out his similar general site bio

Posts by Chris Maxcer

in PowerMaxcer Feb 12, 2014

IBM Brings Power Systems Servers to the Cloud for No-Charge App Dev Access 

Software developers can tap into IBM's new cloud-based Power Development Platform to build, port, and test apps running on AIX, IBM i, and Linux....More
in PowerMaxcer Jan 23, 2014

Good Riddance, System x: IBM Sells x86 Server Business to Lenovo 

The rumors were true: IBM and Lenovo announced today that both companies have entered a definitive agreement for Lenovo to acquire IBM's x86....More
ibm 4q 2013
in PowerMaxcer Jan 22, 2014

IBM Systems and Technology Group Takes Hard Hit in Q4 

IBM released its Q4 2013 financial report yesterday, and wow, the Systems & Technology Group (STG) took a hard hit. To put this into football....More
in PowerMaxcer Jan 15, 2014

IBM Continues to Crank Out Patents 

IBM continuously spends on research and development, and its ability to crank out patents continuously proves it: In 2013, IBM was awarded 6,809....More
Worldwide Server Market Revenues Decline 3.7 Percent in 3Q
in PowerMaxcer Dec 18, 2013

Worldwide Server Market Revenues Decline 3.7 Percent in 3Q, IDC Reports 

Not a lot to love in this report, unfortunately. Here's the most relevant points of interest from IDC for the third quarter of 2013 for server....More
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in PowerMaxcer Nov 20, 2013

IBM Builds Watson in the Cloud, Brings Cognitive Computing Platform to Developers 

In one of the coolest application development moves ever made, IBM is making its Watson-based cognitive computing platform available in the cloud....More
in PowerMaxcer Oct 23, 2013

Notes of POWER Interest from the IBM 3Q 2013 Financial Report 

In last week's conference call with investors, IBM's Senior Vice President and CFO of Finance and Enterprise Transformation Mark Loughridge....More
in PowerMaxcer Sep 25, 2013

The New IBM Power Systems General Manager Doug Balog . . . and the Rise of Linux 

I had a chance to talk with Doug Balog, the new general manager of IBM's Power Systems business. Balog is coming off of a successful lead of IBM's....More
The Rise of the Cloud
in PowerMaxcer Sep 03, 2013

The Rise of the Cloud, MSPs, PureFlex Patterns, and Maxava 

Last week, Maxava invited about a dozen IBM i-oriented industry influencers -- writers, educators, and consultants -- to San Francisco for a day of....More
in PowerMaxcer Aug 21, 2013

IBM Posts Impressive SAP Benchmark with IBM i 

When IBM i is used to deliver SAP's enterprise goodness, it can handle all the vagaries of SAP with snappy performance . . . and do it at enviable....More

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