We're pleased to announce that the IBM Cloud platform has integrated all SoftLayer customer portal functionality. And as a result, we've significantly improved the way you navigate and manage your account.
Today, we're excited to announce that the IBM Cloud platform has gone through a major overhaul that will allow you to manage your cloud solutions with us as smoothly and seamlessly as possible. All your infrastructure, service, application, and account lifecycle management starts and ends in the same place: cloud.ibm.com.
IBM Cloud is announcing some big user access improvements that will further unify the cloud platform into a more cohesive experience. The main, north-star themes you will see for this release are simplicity, speed, and consistency.
Starting today, we are excited to release the enhanced IBM Cloud Support Center—a place that provides you with a simplified and unified experience for getting IBM Cloud support.
We are excited to announce the availability of platform tagging on the IBM Cloud platform as of November 16, 2018. You can add tags to your resources (e.g., Cloud Object Storage) in the platform to help you manage resources and find the ones that are most relevant.
Over the past few months, we have been working hard to unite our IBM Cloud IaaS and PaaS consoles to make it easier for you to manage your IBM Cloud resources. We have made tremendous progress in bringing together two very different experiences, and, just as importantly, we can finally see what we had hoped—the net result of this merger is much better than either console had been alone.
We're happy to announce that IBM Cloud starting to release the platform unification project on November 16, 2018. There are a number of resource management enhancements, including changes to the resource list, global search, new dashboard, and integrated cost estimator.
With Watson Assistant, you can build chatbots—solutions that understand natural language and respond to the user input. In order to not just return hard-coded answers, it is pretty common to integrate database systems and other services into the solution.
The IBM NodeJS team has built a starter for developers to quickly create and deploy a MERN stack in a Kubernetes container. MERN stands for MongoDB, Express, React and NodeJS. Our MERN starter is a working application with a React front-end that makes HTTP requests to an Express/Node.js back-end, where sessions are persisted using MongoDB.