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Your Power Systems guide for Think 2021

By Prenessa Lowery posted Tue May 11, 2021 09:34 AM


We understand that the world — and business — is in the midst of rapid and unpredictable change.

Join us at Think 2021, to have a chance to directly engage with world-class experts, industry leaders and peers. Learn about the future of hybrid cloud and AI and see how IBM Power Systems deliver the security, reliability and performance necessary in an effective hybrid cloud strategy.

Your Think 2021 agenda, customized to address your Power Systems business needs

1702: Modernizing mission-critical infrastructure using cloud technologies
Klaus Fehlker, Finanz Informatic, Stephen Leonard, GM, IBM, Sascha Wycisk, Finanz Informatic, and Ralf Thiemann, Finanz Informatic

Leading organizations across industries run their data-rich and mission-critical applications on IBM® Power® Systems. The flexibility of hybrid cloud enables them to get the capacity when and where they want it—public, private or both. Join us to hear how a leading IT services organization deployed an on-premises private cloud on IBM Power Systems that delivered a pay-per-use consumption model with the flexibility to extend to a public cloud.

1708: Supporting our healthcare heroes: IT agility and the pandemic response

Speakers: Satya Sharma, Fellow & CTO and Brian Miller, Epic Systems

Over the last year, healthcare organizations have been rapidly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by evolving their healthcare delivery systems to meet shifting public health challenges. At this session, IBM and Epic Systems share our observations from supporting the efforts of hundreds of healthcare IT teams who enabled their heroic care providers using agile IT capabilities.


1736: Pfizer’s 2020 successes aided by SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems
Ramy Buechler, IBM Offering Management and Scott Groth, Pfizer

Organizations like Pfizer are deploying core business applications on SAP HANA to accelerate real-time insights and streamline business processes. As more applications migrate and unexpected events occur, IT environment demands increase. Join executives from Pfizer as they outline why they chose to deploy IBM Power Systems to provide scalability and reliability, ensuring business continuity for their mission-critical SAP HANA deployments amid 2020’s dynamic market conditions.

2025: Making DNA storage more cost-efficient
David Turek, CATALOG, Elizabeth Shtrahman, CATALOG and Matt Drahzal, IBM

DNA-based storage is an emerging technology that’s benefiting consumers by storing data in extraordinary small volume. CATALOG has developed automated processes to encode data into DNA by ligating collections of small snippets of predefined DNA into a longer DNA molecule. This presentation will describe how CATALOG has used the IBM Bayesian Optimization Accelerator to optimize the ligation process in a way that significantly reduces data encoding costs.

2076: CSI, top UK MSP, enables leading trading platform to manage unprecedented volumes 

Speakers: Roy Struthers, CEO, CSI and John Cullen, Chief Technical Architect, FNZ

The pandemic has led to unprecedented levels of volatility in the world’s stock markets. CSI Group’s PowerCloud, running FNZ’s Figaro solution, has enabled one of the UK’s leading trading platforms to manage unprecedented volumes through 2020. The leaders of CSI and FNZ and their client will share insights about the development of CSI’s test-as-a-service offering, built on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server in the IBM Cloud and deployed using IBM Cloud Pak for Automation.

We look forward to seeing you there! View all on-demand sessions at ibm.com/think.