Maple Maps IT

Did you know… CIOs spend less than a fifth of their time on IT and business strategy? Maple have launched a new initiative to map your whole IT environment, enabling you to determine a route to the cloud that is more cost-effective and promises higher efficiency and greater performance. Our...

Power Systems Specialty Award

We are pleased to announce that Maple Computing has recently earned the Power Systems Specialty Award from IBM, one of only eleven IBM business partners in the UK to receive this award. The IBM Power Systems Specialty recognizes and rewards IBM Business Partners who make a significant investment in skills and...

POWER8 and the Traditional IBM Customer ?

With IBM’s POWER8 now well and truly launched, Big Blue’s sights seem firmly fixed on the x86 market and winning share with what seems to be quite a compelling offering. However, where does this leave our traditional customers? In our opinion, whatever the answer is with POWER8, it cannot be bad....

Google and POWER8

IBM’s new POWER8 chip took three years and $2.4 billion to design and IBM launched its own servers using the processor as a push to answer the spread of scale-out servers based on Intel’s Xeon chips. This article from cnet discusses how Google are looking to implement POWER8 technology on...

IBM POWER8

POWER8 – The next big innovation In August 2013 IBM revealed details of the 12-core POWER8 chip, which is twice as fast as the POWER7 chip used in the Watson supercomputer.  In May 2014 it arrived. POWER8 is designed to be a massively multithreaded chip, capable of handling 96 hardware...

New Maple Website

We would like to present to you the all-new Maple website. Frish Media has been working on this website focusing on searchable content and a responsive design, enabling users to be able to view the Maple website on all devices, including computers. laptops, tablets and smartphones. Over the coming weeks,...

IBM Market Leading

IBM has maintained its market leading position in the server market thanks to growing demand for high end systems, according to IDC. The analyst said IBM had been buoyed by a favourable product refresh cycle which had seen overall spending on high end systems increase 6.4% in the fourth quarter...

Backup and Recovery

Most chief innovation officers will upgrade the backup and recovery tools within their virtualised environments within the next two years, research by Vanson Bourne has found. The study found that two thirds (66%) believe their current backup and recovery tools will become less effective as the amount of data and...

Security Software

Security software is now the top priority infrastructure software investment, according to Gartner. The analyst said changing working practices, combined with an ever evolving threat landscape, had made security an essential consideration in any infrastructure spending plans. As businesses seek competitive advantages by enabling mobile working, more employee and company-owned...

Future Infrastructure

Three quarters of UK companies expect to move toward ‘next generation’ IT infrastructures within three years, according to a Cisco study. The TechWatch 2013 report claimed technology trends, such as bring your own device (BYOD), big data and cloud computing, were creating challenges for businesses’ infrastructures. It said IT departments...