Mizuho Bank, plans to use a new common robotics platform using research developed by IBM Research-Tokyo for the bank’s customer service-oriented robots. This customer-focused initiative builds on Mizuho’s success over the past year using Watson technologies in their call centers to improve client experience.
Most existing robots operate on commercially available technology platforms that can limit customization and prevent companies from applying robots to new tasks or activities. IBM researchers are developing new technologies that will benefit Mizuho’s Robotics platform by tapping into Watson’s natural language and [...]
Oracle Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) InfiniBand Fabric, defined networking-enabled, 100 GB/s converged fabric enables enterprise customers to securely accelerate application performance in order to quickly respond to changing business demands. These capabilities also provide the basis for future generations of highly converged Engineered Systems. “Enterprise customers deploying business-critical applications in the cloud require software-defined, high-performance network infrastructure that can respond to changing business demands in real time,” said Brad Casemore, director of research for datacenter networking at IDC. “With optimizations for Oracle’s [...]
IBM announced new object-based cloud storage services to help clients better manage their growing volumes of unstructured data.The new IBM Cloud Object Storage will combine technology from the recently acquired leading object storage company, Cleversafe, with the IBM Cloud to provide enterprises with fast, flexible, hybrid cloud storage-as-a-service solutions.
With the new services, IBM will provide enterprises a choice of multiple APIs and the option to store massive amounts of data efficiently on-premise, on the IBM Cloud, or across the two in a hybrid environment, with the same level of reliability and consistency of [...]
Oracle has introduced Oracle Healthcare Foundation (OHF), a next-generation version of Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics, which provides healthcare organizations with a consistent, reliable, and complete, patient-centric view of their data across the enterprise, including clinical, financial, and genomics. Purpose-built for the healthcare industry, the modular data integration and analytics solution enables healthcare providers to leverage a single source of truth to measure and evaluate care outcomes, while sharpening operational efforts for the populations they serve—maximizing wellness and minimizing cost.