February 22, 2016

Introducing the Swift Runtime for IBM Bluemix

IBM is announcing the next steps in our roadmap to bring Swift to the Cloud.

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February 22, 2016

IBM and GitHub team to advance development of next generation cloud applications

Today, I am happy to share with you an exciting new partnership with GitHub that will enable our clients to deliver the next generation of cloud applications at higher velocities across secure private and hybrid environments without having to worry about the overhead of running infrastructure.

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February 21, 2016

InterConnect 2016 comes to you with IBMgo

Can't make it to InterConnect? No problem, it will come to you!

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February 15, 2016

IBM Object Storage for Bluemix is Open For Business

We are pleased to announce that IBM Object Storage for Bluemix is now generally available with support for U.S. and U.K. (London) regions. This service provides organizations and developers with a durable service to securely store, access, and manage large amounts of unstructured data for cloud-based applications. Leveraging this Object Storage for Bluemix, users can build and deliver cloud applications and services with lowered cost, greater reliability, and speed to market.

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January 21, 2016

IBM Acquires Ustream

IBM today announced it has acquired Ustream, Inc., a provider of cloud-based live video streaming services. The move will extend the IBM Cloud platform to help enterprise clients unlock the value of video, a rapidly-evolving digital media and data asset.

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January 6, 2016

Australian Open 2016: Streaming Social Sentiment with Bluemix’s Hybrid Cloud

In the Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open, the chair umpire announces the conclusion of an exhilarating tennis competition. Millions of tennis fans from around the world erupt through social media with a concise message that asserts individual opinions and sentiment. On a hybrid cloud within IBM’s Continuous Availability Services, Natural Language Technologies are applied to streams of tweets to understand the opinions of the Australian Open fan base. The resulting social sentiment analysis within IBM's SlamTracker application is updated. In this opening post of a multi-part series, I explain the technology mix behind the event's social sentiment application.

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December 16, 2015

Cloud Foundry Certified

Today the Cloud Foundry Foundation is establishing a formal certification process and announcing the first wave of Cloud Foundry Certified offerings.

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December 1, 2015

Bluemix Local in China

Today, we announce the general availability of Bluemix Local in China. This is the first time an on-premise cloud platform is available “as a service” for Chinese enterprise clients to consume in their own data center securely behind corporate firewall. With Bluemix Local, our clients can enjoy the power and flexibility of a proven cloud platform to drive their innovation agenda, yet relegate the 24×7 platform support to automation and support infrastructure IBM has built via the innovative “Relay” technology where validated updates and patches are delivered to the local environment via secure pipeline.

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November 5, 2015

Bluemix public region open in Sydney, Australia

IBM is excited to announce our latest Bluemix Public region in Sydney, Australia. Sydney is live and open for business! This means developers in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and more just received a supercharger for their apps. Global expansion lets our users optimize performance, store data closer to home or in-country, and deploy apps in more places to achieve their own SLAs better.

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