John Considine

Extending security and performance from the cloud to the network edge with IBM and Cloudflare

The rate and sophistication of cyber security threats are growing daily, but security should not be a barrier to entry for enterprises on their cloud journey. More importantly, enterprises shouldn’t have to sacrifice application performance to enhance security. IBM and Cloudflare are working together to launch IBM Cloud Internet Services, a set of edge network […]

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Accelerate and streamline AI and HPC workloads with new NVIDIA GPUs on IBM Cloud

Each day, data scientists around the world are using artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing (HPC) to solve complex challenges and create new business value from data. Whether they are training a chatbot to provide better customer service, creating reservoir simulations for new oil fields or teaching autonomous cars to mind the rules of […]

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Reflections on IBM Cloud in 2017 while looking ahead to 2018

2017 was a turning point for the cloud industry. Enterprises are rapidly adopting cloud as a platform for creating new ways to handle and drive revenue from data. With the volume of structured and unstructured data increasing every day, enterprises are demanding more than just infrastructure as a service. Part of this turnaround is due […]

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Beyond the hype: Designing a cloud for data

Many of the tech industry headlines I’ve read this week have discussed advancements in AI and deep learning, describing how cloud providers are enabling enterprises to unlock the value of the vast amounts of data now stored in the cloud. IDC estimates that by 2018, nearly 75 percent of developers will build AI functionality into […]

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Beyond the hype: What it really means to have an enterprise-strong cloud

Cloud computing is the foundation upon which enterprises are transforming their businesses by making it easy to gain new insights from their data to drive innovation and competitive advantage. The cloud makes these new technologies and architectures accessible to all. With that said, digitizing a business can be a complex and unpredictable process. Enterprises have […]

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A boost to advanced networking on IBM Cloud

In September, IBM acquired a high-performance team focused on advanced networking technology that moves the networking function from the server to the edge, increasing data center efficiency. The Cloudigo, Ltd. team brings talent and technology that closely aligns with IBM investments in advanced network processing, as part of its cloud platform. The team will work […]

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IBM leadership in cloud: Building on a legacy of excellence

The market for cognitive insights delivered via cloud to specific industries is estimated to grow to roughly $2 trillion by 2025. Given this huge opportunity, I’m not surprised that some IBM competitors are realigning their sales forces to target industry verticals. While there are several reasons why companies choose IBM over our competitors, we believe […]

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Intelligence in the cloud: Beyond the hype

If you follow developments in cloud architecture, you may have been hearing a lot recently on the importance of an “intelligent cloud” and an “intelligent edge.” Cloud providers who have traditionally focused on providing infrastructure and software have begun to realize that there is only so much value they can drive through these as-a-service offerings, […]

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