Joseph Cropper


Joe is a Senior Technical Staff Member within the IBM Power Systems software development organization. In his current role as Chief Architect, Power Systems Hybrid Multicloud Platform, he has worldwide technical responsibility to enable hybrid multicloud solutions on IBM Power Systems and works closely with the IBM Cloud and Red Hat teams to do so. From 2014-2018 he was the IBM PowerVC chief architect, IBM’s strategic enterprise virtualization and cloud management product for Power Systems. In addition to his development responsibilities, Joe also enjoys working directly with customers across the globe as they embark on their own journeys to the cloud. He is also an IBM Master Inventor and a technical contributor to several open source communities and enjoys hacking away on code in the late night hours.

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Ansible Automation for IBM Power Systems

by Paul Finley, Yun Wang and Joe Cropper The IBM Power Systems platform is rapidly evolving, with major advances being made across AIX, IBM i...

The Perfect Match – Ansible and IBM Cloud

In today’s busy world, it’s all about automation, automation and more automation. Let’s face it, manually provisioning infrastructure and installing apps is something IT administrators...

POWER and the Cloud: Reflecting on 2019 and Looking to 2020

A Pivotal 2019 As the end of 2019 is quickly approaching, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on 2019 and the tremendous momentum...

DevOps Automation with IBM Cloud, IBM Power Systems and Terraform

DevOps, POWER and IBM Cloud – the Perfect Combination Cloud computing has fundamentally changed how infrastructure is consumed—with a few simple clicks, you can get...

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