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Credits uses cloud to encourage mass adoption of public blockchain

Blockchain is attracting a lot of interest, especially since cryptocurrencies have exploded into the mainstream. To access a market that’s estimated to be worth trillions of dollars, our company, Credits, created a fast, cost-effective public blockchain platform hosted on scalable IBM Cloud infrastructure. Removing barriers to blockchain Innovators across all industries are looking to the […]

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ThKeeper uses Watson to help reduce risk and enable identity verification across borders

We live in an increasingly globalized world, where it is becoming common for people to live in multiple countries. People coming from abroad bring new skills and experiences, enriching workplaces. However, lives spent across borders can pose a challenge when it comes to identity verification, including credit history and criminal records checks. Even in today’s […]

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Cloud computing patents a major part of another record-breaking year for IBM

For the 26th year in a row, IBM led US companies in patents in 2018, with engineers, researchers, scientists and designers racking up a record 9,100 patents. Of those, more than 2,000 were related to cloud computing, “including a patent on a specialized monitor for unikernel-based virtual machines that takes a lightweight approach to improving […]

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Shifting from the monolith to the cloud with microservices

Rapid application deployment is vital for companies to meet consumer demands, compete in the market and scale for the future. Quickly delivering software to support your organization across these facets is a tall order. Developers often spend their days building something new or debugging something that’s broken, which is why they want a solution that […]

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What’s the difference between “attended” and “unattended” RPA bots?

Robotic Process Automation continues to receive a lot of attention. Enterprises are embracing RPA to automate front-office and back-office tasks across a variety of industries. Whatever the industry, the applications of RPA are boundless. RPA is used to create a digital workforce to automate repetitive tasks, maximizing knowledge workers’ productivity by enabling them to focus […]

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The effects of cloud-native architecture on continuous delivery

Modern, “cloud-native” architectures are making a big impact on continuous delivery. Continuous delivery is a set of practices and tools that enables rapid testing and release of changes. These architectures typically have many moving pieces, each of which is intended to stand on its own. Generally, the technologies of choice for these applications will be […]

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Kubernetes adoption and the importance of application performance management

Keeping up with the pace of innovation can be challenging, especially when an organization is responsible for business-critical applications. To maintain a competitive advantage, businesses must implement the most up-to-date technology efficiently and where it can have the greatest impact. For example, the efficiency, reliability and performance benefits of implementing a Kubernetes-based cloud environment can […]

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AirWire Technologies builds connected car app with IBM Cloud Garage

For both drivers and companies that create technologies to keep drivers safer, time is everything. At AirWire Technologies, we have been blown away by how quickly the IBM Cloud Garage helped bring our solution to market. AirWire created the Connected Car Internet of Things (IoT) device, which plugs into a vehicle’s onboard diagnostic port and […]

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How cloud personalization can help your business

People often talk about the cloud as if there were only one. In reality, there are many clouds, each operated by its own cloud service provider (CSP) and with its own strengths and weaknesses. Cloud personalization involves mixing and matching multiple clouds to create the perfect IT environment for a business. In the latest episode of […]

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Apleona enhances office life with IBM Cloud

Facility management is a tough sector, with specialized providers competing for market share with each other, as well as with in-house office management departments. In this kind of environment, it’s important to offer something extra to help your company stand out from the crowd. At Apleona, we always set out with the practical goal of […]

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2018 API economy and management trends

This year IBM was a sponsor of API World, one of the largest application programming interface (API) conferences in the world, and we had a great opportunity to both deliver and learn first-hand the major trends and initiatives on the minds of API professionals working to solve real business problems. As someone who has been […]

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Microservices and APIs help modernize mainframe applications

An increasing number of financial services customers with mainframe applications want and need to modernize. They face many issues related to the management, maintenance and deployment of mainframe applications. Real-world modernization barriers Most financial services customers are reluctant to modernize mission-critical applications because, well, they are mission critical. They run the business on them. These […]

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