December 11, 2014

Bernhardt Furniture Launches a Virtual Showroom App on Bluemix with IBM jStart

Two times a year, representatives of family-owned Bernhardt Furniture travel to Highpoint, NC for “the fashion week of furniture.” This show is for new furniture introductions and in the past, Bernhardt has relied on paper-based orders, making the ordering process more complicated and cumbersome than it needed to be. Lacey Griffith, Director of IT, realized the company's need for delivering an electronic solution with a mobile app, but recognized there would be challenges associated in doing so. And that’s where Bluemix and the IBM jStart team comes in.

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December 8, 2014

Verdafero Speeds Solution Development with Bluemix

Verdafero is a utility analytics software provider that helps businesses to reduce their entire utility streams. As Verdafero began to expand throughout the US and overseas, this San Francisco-based startup recognized its need for powerful, cost-effective resources to support growth. So, Alastair Hood, CEO of Verdafero, sought “an ideal [cloud] platform” for this expansion and […]

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December 4, 2014

Bluemix Launches IBM Containers Beta Based on Docker

At DockerCon Europe today we announced the availability of the beta of our new IBM container service on Bluemix. Get Started with IBM Containers

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November 5, 2014

How to Scan Web and Mobile Applications for Vulnerabilities

While cloud provides the opportunity to rapidly build and run new web and mobile applications, realizing those ends successfully also means addressing the associated security requirements and challenges. Jeff Hoy, Cloud Security Architect in our Security Systems group demonstrates in a three-part video series how to scan both a web and mobile application as well as how to interpret the results of a vulnerability scan.

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October 27, 2014

Ustream Video Platform is Now Available in Bluemix

Ustream provides a flexible and scalable video platform that powers communication. Designed for both live and on-demand streaming, we allow content creators and organizations of any size to use video and increase the reach and impact of their online presence. We are pleased to announce that Ustream is available in Bluemix as a fully customizable, cross platform, white label video management service for your applications. You can start using Ustream for IBM Cloud without owning an existing Ustream account.

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October 24, 2014

Building Your Own Watson Powered App

Our first webinar was meant to introduce the concepts behind Watson, cognitive computing, and Bluemix. We also did a deep dive into each of the services available for developers to start working with, but we didn't spend time showing you how to use the services. With our next webinar on October 29th at 11 am EST, we'd like to focus our time on working with services on the Bluemix platform. You'll see how to work with JSON objects, bind services, and build a Watson powered application and will walk away with the practical knowledge of how to put these services into their applications and to see just how easy it is to get started with Watson services on Bluemix.

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July 16, 2014

Bluemix and the Internet of Things

Want to take a guess as to how many devices will be connected to the internet by the end of 2015?  Give up?  15 billion.  Yup, that's right, that is 15 followed by 9 zeros.  By 2020 that number will increase to 40 billion!

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