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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February 22, 2016

Cloudsoft Blue Broker: Secure, automated access to enterprise databases from Bluemix Local

Today we are announcing an IBM recommended partner solution to enhance Bluemix Local - Blue Broker from Cloudsoft. It will enable you to rapidly utilize your existing on-premise databases in Bluemix.

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January 11, 2016

Webinar Q&A: Centering Private Cloud Innovation on Customer Needs

IBM Bluemix Technical Product Manager Jeff Brent discusses Bluemix Hybrid, the cloud platform as a service upon which an innovative business like HybridBlueBank depends. Jeff demonstrates the Relay technology that keeps Bluemix software up to date and in synch across public and private cloud deployment types. This follow-up includes the questions and answers from listeners.

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December 7, 2015

Thinking of the Move to Cloud? Think Hybrid

I had the opportunity to be interviewed last month by Cloud Era Institute, on best practices to moving to cloud. I share my thoughts on products, as well as the inevitable culture-shift.

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December 3, 2015

Achieving Cloud Operations Visibility

The sum of the parts is greater than the whole. This is also true when it comes to Cloud Operations Visibility, which brings together Monitoring, Logging, Alerting and Event Generation. These capabilities help DevOps teams manage cloud services and applications. Like most processes, achieving Cloud Operations Visibility is a continuous journey, iterating as you learn. If you're interested and need a more private environment, IBM is beta testing Monitoring and Logging on IBM Bluemix Dedicated and IBM Bluemix Local.

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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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December 1, 2015

Webinar: Centering Private Cloud Innovation on Customer Needs

HybridBlueBank, a hypothetical business, provides a public cloud-based mobile application to help customers manage business loyalty points and provide feedback. HybridBlueBank service reps receive customer feedback through an application hosted in a private cloud with the intelligence to analyze text for expressed sentiment, giving a clear prompt for a response. In this webinar, IBM Bluemix Technical Product Manager Jeff Brent discusses Bluemix Hybrid, the cloud platform as a service upon which an innovative business like HybridBlueBank depends.

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November 25, 2015

Webinar Q&A: Expecting More from Private Cloud

In this webinar Mitch Robins presented Blue Box as an accelerated and SLA-driven private cloud deployment option built on non-customized OpenStack. Dr. Gili Mendel then explained how, from within a private cloud, IBM Bluemix software offers flexible access to the most current public cloud services, such as Watson, that deepen engagement with online customers.

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November 24, 2015

Relay 2015 – Bringing Cloud to the Enterprise

Last week in New York City IBM hosted “Relay 2015,” a forum for sharing best practices, methodology and new tools and approaches that will help the enterprise drive pervasive impact around speed, innovation and bottom-line results. It really focused on the technology needed to support a diverse set of enterprise requirements and emerging patterns of design, delivery and app and distributed system architecture.

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