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October 25, 2016

What’s new with IBM Bluemix Private Cloud

As a managed private cloud service, we carry out countless new deployments and expansions for our clients; it's business as usual for our operations staff. Our operational excellence isn’t the only accomplishment worth celebrating. We’ve also developed and delivered new capabilities and performance enhancements for our IBM Bluemix Private Cloud. Here’s a sneak peek.

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October 13, 2016

Building Up to OpenStack

Recently, and probably not far from where you live--in the midst of a cloud customer support crisis--a new, young engineer asked a more senior engineer, “Quick...what is QEMU and how do I restart it?” That question has led to the creation of this blog. It’s time to take a deeper look into the very nucleus of an OpenStack cloud—it is QEMU!

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September 19, 2016

Blue Box Local boosts Bluemix landing in China

Blue Box Local is a fully-managed, OpenStack-based private cloud solution (PCaaS), which is deployed on-premises in the customers’ data centers. It boosted China landing of Bluemix Public into the 21Vianet data center.

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September 13, 2016

Get Started with IBM UrbanCode Deploy and IBM Blue Box

Applications are built and deployed to solve business problems. Leveraging the OpenStack Heat component for orchestration, IBM Blue Box and IBM UrbanCode Deploy together help our clients to solve these problems with greater agility and scale.

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August 29, 2016

Expand your computing power with IBM Blue Box Local Cloud

IBM Blue Box Local delivers a managed, extensible private cloud as a service (PCaaS) in your own data center, thereby speeding up your application development process “behind the firewall.”

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August 19, 2016

IBM Blue Box: Our OpenStack storage models by use case

Selecting the storage option that fits your enterprise use case is vital to realizing an effective hybrid cloud. To introduce you to some of the ways OpenStack storage can be leveraged, this post showcases our four storage options.

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August 12, 2016

The IBM internal GitHub Enterprise system running on Blue Box

Tasked with helping transform IBM, a year ago, our CIO office’s Whitewater team selected GitHub Enterprise as the next-generation software repository for IBM’s engineering teams. And while I’m not one to celebrate technology birthdays, IBM's GitHub Enterprise deployment is getting an awesome gift, wrapped in a big Blue Box.

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July 29, 2016

Get started with Keystone-to-Keystone Federated Identity on Blue Box Cloud

IBM Blue Box provides a secure, enterprise-grade, managed Private Cloud as a Service platform powered by OpenStack. A new feature that’s been in high demand is our Keystone-to-Keystone (K2K) Federated Identity service. This service enables Blue Box customers to simply and securely manage identities to access multiple cloud resources from one integrated view.

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July 28, 2016

Blue Box Cloud Beta on IBM PureApplication Systems!

Here at Blue Box, we are passionate about delivering the power of OpenStack coupled with our operational management expertise to enable client success across the enterprise. That's why I'm happy to announce the availability of the Blue Box OpenStack beta delivered on IBM PureApplication System 2.2.1 environments.

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