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Denser than DISK: The NEW IBM DeepFlash 150 takes flash storage to new levels

  512TB of FLASH in 3U?  7 petabytes of flash in one rack?  Less than $1/GB?  Really? With the announcement of the new IBM DeepFlash 150, IBM has brought forth a uniquely designed flash storage system targeted at cost-effective, high-density flash deployments … Continue reading

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Our Recap: Dev Day Houston 2016 with Mark III!

  Mark III Systems, along with some of our key technology ecosystem partners, hosted the first ever Dev Day Houston meetup and expo last week at Karbach Brewing Company in Houston. Described as a “meetup and expo for ALL Houston tech … Continue reading

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Simplifying the IBM Cloud Object Storage API for JavaScript with npm!

  As many of you are already aware, IBM offers an incredibly unique and ultra-scalable Object Storage platform called IBM Cloud Object Storage (formerly known as Cleversafe), which can be consumed by enterprises and service providers in on-premise, hybrid, or public … Continue reading

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The NEW IBM FlashSystem A9000/A9000R: Best of ALL worlds!

  IBM announced a significant expansion of the highly successful FlashSystems portfolio last week, with 3 new all-flash models, including the FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R. For the purposes of this blog entry, I’ll focus mostly on the FlashSystem A9000 and … Continue reading

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IBM Watson & Cleversafe: Video Autotagging Analytics and Object Storage

  Our BlueChasm development team came up with a pretty interesting prototype app, codenamed “Video Recon,” that combines video analytics via IBM Watson and multiple layers of the IBM digital cloud stack.  More specifically, our video analytics app uses IBM Watson Visual … Continue reading

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OpenStack Summit Austin 2016: Four of our key takeaways

  Mark III attended the OpenStack Summit in Austin last week.  With over 8,000 people in attendance, the summit (which is half-conference, half-design summit) has quickly become one of the most important conferences for enterprise cloud in the industry today.  Here … Continue reading

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Using IBM Cleversafe Object Storage Through a Proxy with Node.js

  If you have to work with an “on premise” instance of Cleversafe, chances are there is a firewall that you must go through. If you have your app running on a service such as Bluemix where you don’t have … Continue reading

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Meet Mark III: An Interview with an Engineer

  At Mark III Systems, we pride ourselves on our highly skilled and friendly engineers. To get a deeper insight into the inner workings at Mark III Systems we have interviewed one of our Senior Engineers, Joe Jurak. Joe has … Continue reading

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Mark III + OpenPOWER + OCP + On-Premise = Barreleye

  As a member of the OpenPOWER Foundation, Mark III was in attendance this week at the Open Compute Project Summit in San Jose. If you weren’t aware, Mark III recently formally joined the OpenPOWER Foundation as a Silver member … Continue reading

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IBM InterConnect 2016: Solving Complex Cloud Challenges with IBM Spectrum Virtualize

  Mark III attended the annual IBM InterConnect conference February 22-25 in Las Vegas and had the honor of sharing the experiences of a recent Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) client who solved their infrastructure and overall cloud challenges by moving to an … Continue reading

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