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IBM Cloud announces network expansion with availability zones in six global regions

Learn about our plans to launch 18 availability zones for IBM Cloud in six major regions in North America (Dallas, Texas and Washington, DC), Europe (Germany and UK) and Asia-Pacific (Tokyo and Sydney). You'll also discover our new approach to deliver our full stack of public cloud capabilities in a more highly available, redundant, and geographically dispersed manner.

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IBM Cloud Internet Services: Protecting your web-facing workloads, one enhanced experience at a time

We’re excited to announce the general availability of IBM Cloud Internet Services (CIS)—an integrated set of secure, reliable, and highly performant network services, specially designed to optimize websites and applications. Learn about the new IBM Cloud and Cloudflare solution.

Events

IBM goes to KubeCon EU 2018

CloudNativeCon and KubeCon is an important bi-annual event in Europe and North America, and we just wrapped up in Copenhagen last week. IBM is not only a founding member in CNCF (the organizer), we’re also a Diamond sponsor for the conference. Going into this event, we had a lot of momentum, leading us to great […]

How to Layout Big Data in IBM Cloud Object Storage for Spark SQL

When you have vast quantities of rectangular data, the way you lay it out on object storage systems like IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) makes a big difference to both cost and performance of SQL queries. However, this task is not as simple as it sounds. Here we survey some tricks of the trade.

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Extend your global reach with Ready for IBM Cloud branding for your Cloud Solution

If you are an Independent Software Vendor, Managed Service Provider or Cloud Solution Provider you have the opportunity to extend your brand, validate your technology and gain global exposure with the Ready for Cloud mark.

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Elinar Takes the Mystery out of GDPR with help from IBM Cloud and Watson

Even though GDPR May 25 deadline has come and gone, many companies are still scrambling to meet compliance. Here at Elinar, we are busier than ever. Our data discover solution, AI Miner, built with Watson APIs, for use on the IBM Cloud platform, can quickly uncover mysterious data with a quick scan on your data mass for records which have privacy settings that need updating to meet GDPR compliance.

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New virtual server configurations for all your enterprise workloads

Greater choice and flexibility, that’s what you need in your cloud infrastructure in today's digital era of high-intensive workloads/applications. We’re excited to announce the availability of three new memory optimized public virtual server configurations, which will provide greater choices for our customers to better match their memory-intensive workloads, such as in-memory database, caching, or graphics processing.

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Now available: Veeam on IBM Cloud price reductions + new licensing options + free trial

We are excited to announce that we have reduced the price of our existing Veeam Availability Suite Enterprise Plus and Veeam Physical Agent solutions, as well as launched a new Veeam License, Veeam Backup and Replication. The new prices and options are now available in our IBM Cloud Portal: Veeam Availability Suite Enterprise Plus for […]

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IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan GA

IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan is the fast, easy, and low cost way to get started building blockchain applications on the IBM Blockchain Platform The IBM Blockchain Platform is a cloud-based platform which provides tools for you to easily develop, operate, and grow your blockchain applications. Our existing Enterprise Plan is best for production blockchain […]

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Serverless log file analysis with web scale using IBM SQL Query

The applications we build and the systems we run generate a massive amount of logging data ranging from alerting, monitoring, availability and performance. Analyzing logs, or log analytics, is a widespread practice to capture insights from mobile data, IoT devices, servers, websites and other sources. Most companies need programmatic access to this massive amount of […]

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Certificate Manager now Sends you Notifications before your Certificates Expire

Even the most successful or genius apps can fail if there are issues with availability. While development teams often engineer for availability, with lots of redundancy, health checks, and load balancing, sometimes outages occur because of simple human errors. One common error is that teams fail to renew SSL/TLS certificates on time.

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New Alarm based trigger events for IBM Cloud Functions

IBM Cloud Functions offers great flexibility when it comes to using events to invoke your Actions. Scheduled events are cloud native events you can programmatically control when they need to fire to run your serverless apps, instead of allocating an idle server just to schedule a job, you can use IBM Cloud Functions to orchestrate […]

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