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 […]

Garage

The importance of fun in the workplace

One of the key elements of the Cloud Garage Method is Culture. That single word encompasses a whole range of practices about how we manage our projects, and how we interact with our stakeholders and each other. One of my favorite parts of the Cloud Garage culture is the fact that it includes a fun work environment.

Compute Infrastructure

Accelerate and streamline AI and HPC workloads with new NVIDIA GPUs on IBM Cloud

Starting today, you can equip individual IBM Cloud bare metal servers with up to two NVIDIA Tesla V100 PCIe GPU accelerators — NVIDIA’s latest, fastest and most advanced GPU architecture. The combination of IBM high-speed network connectivity and bare metal servers with the Tesla V100 GPUs provides the performance and speed that enterprises need. That means AI models that once needed weeks of computing resources can now be trained in just a few hours.

Illustrating Uses of IBM Cloud Security Groups

This article illustrates a few possible uses of IBM Cloud Security Groups, a per-instance firewall for IBM Cloud virtual instances.

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Promotion extended for IBM Cloud bare metal and virtual servers

Due to outstanding interest in our current promotion, we're extending our 50% off 60 day-promotional offer for select virtual server and bare metal server offerings. The expiration date is now August 1, 2018.

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Deploying to IBM Cloud Private 2.1.0.2 with IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI

IBM Cloud Private is an application platform for developing and managing on-premises, containerized applications. It is an integrated environment for managing containers that includes the container orchestrator Kubernetes, a private image repository, a management console, and monitoring frameworks.

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What the stats say about container development

59% improved application quality and reduced defects. 57% reduced application downtime and costs. All adopted container development.   In 2017, IBM conducted an in-depth research study on the state of container adoption across all industries, startups to enterprises. The study reveals the most important solutions driving usage and highlights the key challenges that must be addressed by cloud providers. […]

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New fast and flexible Veeam backup solutions to IBM Cloud

We’re excited to announce new Veeam additions to our IBM Cloud Catalog, to help keep your data protected with 24/7/365 availability. We’ve added two new Veeam Agents - one for Microsoft Windows and one for Linux management - and the latest Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 3.

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IBM Cloud Garage Method Field Guide

What does it mean to behave like a startup? How can you transform your business? Field-tested answers to these questions and others are found in the IBM Cloud Garage Method Field Guide. Presented in a fun and visual format, the Field Guide introduces the method and its related practices and architectures that you need to quickly develop quality products.

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Hands-on time with IBM Cloud Private

To give you an idea of the IBM Cloud Private environment, the IBM Cloud Garage Method site hosts a hands-on demonstration using actual private servers, allocated on demand for your evaluation. The brief 10 minute demo guides you through the steps of installing a storefront shopping application defined by several Kurbernetes-based microservices. Once installed, you’ll see how to monitor its deployment and running status.

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Watson Data Kit New Beta Planned, Current Beta is Ending

Announced at IBM Think in March, Watson Data Kits will provide licensed, machine-readable data to train Watson in the nuances of specific industries and use cases. The  kits are being designed to  reduce AI training time from months to as little as minutes, accelerating AI development to support faster, more-informed decision making for business leaders. Learn more here.

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Five Imperatives for IP Builders

IBM has never been more focused on helping creators of new software and service solutions to develop and deploy on the cloud. Earlier this year at our THINK and PartnerWorld conferences, our CEO Ginni Rometty reinforced IBM’s commitment to deepening our ecosystem of business partners and gave a “shout out” to ISVs who build and deploy on IBM Cloud, as essential to our business. And our SVP of Watson and Cloud Platform, David Kenny highlighted the $20M IBM is investing to fuel ISV Growth.

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