What’s new in IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ R1.1?

Last weekend, release 1.1 of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ (SCE+) was deployed in selected data centers.

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SLA options for your VM in IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ (Part 1)

High availability configuration for VMs in SCE+ is directly proportional to the SLA a customer has selected for his virtual machine while provisioning.

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OpenStack: the rising star?

I just attended my second OpenStack in Action event in Paris, which confirmed my early feelings about a strong breakthrough brought by this cloud ecosystem.

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December #cloudchat recap: 2012 review and 2013 predictions

The December #cloudchat took place on Dec. 13, from 4-5 p.m. ET.

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Top 12 IBM Cloud Milestones in 2012

Just when you thought every iteration of 12/12/12 has been tweeted and blogged about, we reflect on the top 12 announcements for IBM Cloud Computing in 2012.

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Cloud on mainframe – oxymoron or tautology?

Are mainframe and the cloud oil and vinegar or a natural fit?

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Making SmartCloud Enterprise+ elastic

SmartCloud Enterprise can be used to make SmartCloud Enterprise+ elastic.

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Cloud origins: a case for High Performance Computing (HPC)

I was recently asked to participate in a few HPC cloud projects which brought me back to my HPC cluster days.

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December #cloudchat: Looking back at 2012 and forward to 2013

For our last #cloudchat of 2012, we wanted to look back at this year in terms of how the cloud computing landscape has progressed.

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What factors will shape the cloud landscape in 2013? #cloud13x13

From 10th - 14th December I will host an open discussion on Twitter to share and develop ideas on cloud.

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What is cloud assurance?

Companies now need to start including cloud assurance techniques the provider adheres to.

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Managing the real costs of running a cloud

At what point does cost management—the business of tracking usage and billing—really come into play in the data center?

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