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Actiance solution on IBM Cloud and Watson APIs keeps business communications compliant and secure

Actiance, Inc. is on a mission to enable the security, management and compliance of unified communications, Web 2.0 and social media channels for corporate customers worldwide. With IBM Cloud as a key partner and enabler, Actiance helps support and manage more than 500 million daily conversations across 80 communications channels. Customers include the top 10 U.S., top 5 Canadian, top 8 European, and top 3 Asian banks. A key Actiance advantage is that its platforms help its customers stay ahead of compliance and uncover patterns and relationships hidden within their data, so they can be more proactive and less reactive.

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IBM and Colt: Enabling enterprise digital transformation

Security, availability and resiliency are critical to today’s enterprise. This is why IBM and Colt are pleased to announce our newly extended collaboration. Together, IBM Cloud Direct Link and Colt can provide a direct connection to IBM Cloud PoPs located in Europe, which greatly simplifies provisioning speed and provides optimum traffic routes to improve customer experiences.

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Content Delivery Network: New updates to help you drive innovation

With increasing needs for encryption and security, delivering content over HTTPS is becoming more critical for your business. To help you deliver content safely, we’re now offering support for the Domain Validated Subject Alternative Names (DVSAN) HTTPS certificates in the IBM Content Delivery Network (CDN). With this new important feature IBM Cloud users can now securely deliver content using their own domain names rather than using wildcard certificates.

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Multi-region Kubernetes applications with IBM Cloud Internet Services

When building applications, one has to factor failures into the design. An application may fail because of a bug in the code. The underlying infrastructure running the application can fail, whether it is a bare metal server or a virtual machine. The network connectivity can fail intermittently. A datacenter may lose power and the backup generator may not start either. That's already a lot of risks to cover and to protect from.

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How to deliver great performance for global apps on IBM Cloud

A large telecommunications service provider in Europe wants to serve customers in Brazil from their Frankfurt, Germany location. One challenge with such large geographical distances is achieving consistently low latency in order to provide a good user experience. Another challenge is scaling the infrastructure to handle a large number of user requests during peak traffic conditions.

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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.

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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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Improved Security & More: The latest for IBM Cloud Load Balancer

Following our new IBM Cloud Load Balancer service that went live last year, we’ve just added additional capabilities to enhance your experience in cloud-native network services.

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Connecting your Kubernetes cluster to on-premises resources

Writing microservices in containers and deploying them to a Kubernetes cluster running on IBM Cloud is a great way to create greenfield applications. Frequently you'll also have mountains of useful data hosted by on-premises systems. What if you can’t migrate this data to the cloud due to compliance reasons, but you still want to allow your new microservice application to leverage it?

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