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IBM Cloud Container Service is now IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

Effective immediately, IBM Cloud Container Service is renamed to IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (IKS).

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Announcing App ID integration to IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

Today, we're excited to announce App ID integration with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. You can use this integration to enforce policy-driven security in a consistent way using declarative configuration of the Ingress Controller to add App ID protection for web applications, APIs, and back-ends. Using this approach, you don’t have to instrument each of your applications separately - all the authorization and authentication flows will be handled automatically for you. No code change is required!

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App Development for iOS is just plain easier on IBM Cloud

Digging through layers of cloud-integration documentation before even opening Xcode is precious time that you could spend building apps. In March 2018, Apple and IBM launched the IBM Cloud Developer Console for Apple to provide the fastest route to coding. It offers everything that you need to create a full-stack, production-ready cloud native application, no digging required.

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Kubernetes Dashboard access in the IBM Cloud Containers Console

You can now access your Kubernetes Dashboard directly through the console for IBM Cloud Container Service. With the click of a button, you can access and manage all of your cluster resources!!

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IBM Now Offers SAP on IBM Cloud in Partner-Managed Business Model

Building on a 46-year alliance with SAP, the IBM Cloud platform has been certified by SAP for its bare metal servers, local and shared storage and networking. This certification allows our Business Partners to run their client’s full production SAP applications and associated workloads on the IBM Cloud and manage it.

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IBM Cloud App ID Technical White Paper – Now Available

We are happy to share that we have just published a technical white paper about building user authentication into your apps using IBM Cloud App ID. If you are deciding how to secure your applications with user authentication, this white paper provides a guide to the App ID service, and how to leverage it's capabilities.

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Get Started with Streaming Analytics + Message Hub

Message Hub provides a simple communication mechanism built on Apache Kafka, enabling communication between loosely coupled Bluemix services. This article shows how to communicate with Message Hub from the Streaming Analytics Bluemix service using the messaging toolkit.

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IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan now in Beta

Blockchain's ability to facilitate trust at scale, without intermediaries, is fundamentally transforming how businesses and individuals transact with one another. Trusted transactions can dramatically reduce dispute resolution time, cut costs, and add security to transactions. Using blockchain, institutions can achieve greater collective value than any institution alone.

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Access Groups

IBM Cloud introduces access groups in April 2018 as the platform’s newest feature that makes organizing users and streamlining the assignment of access easier than ever! Previously, IBM Cloud Identity Access and Management (IAM) required access policies to be set for individual users and service IDs. Now with access groups, you can organize users and service IDs into a group and manage access by assigning policies to the group. This will save you time and effort and make your IBM Cloud security efforts more efficient!

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