What are the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise APIs?

The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise platform provides APIs, which can help you to integrate the platform with external systems.

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Cloud 101: the definitions, the benefits, the ubiquitous

All these terms and more detailed definitions can be found on the National Institute of Standards and Technology website: http://www.nist.gov/index.html. The old concept (IBM® Mainframe) is back with a new name, new vision, and new infrastructure: cloud. Well, not new, still in its infancy, but exponentially growing. So, what is this cloud and how are […]

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The value of workload-aware management

This article was originally posted on Dustin’s blog A View from the Clouds. A couple of weeks ago, I dropped by the Intel Developer Forum to present a session and listen in on a few others. As always in these types of shows, I learned quite a bit. Most strikingly though, I was reminded of […]

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What would it take to measure the true performance of a cloud?

Last weekend I was doing some volunteer work in our library and needed to laminate a small paper sign. Sounds simple, right? Teachers even get their elementary school kids to do this. So I grabbed the scissors and began; fifty-five minutes and many creases later, my end-product was abominable. Why didn’t I see just how […]

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IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API user group monthly virtual meeting

Goal: The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group is a technical community composed of individuals interested in the application programming interfaces (APIs) of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering. The group includes customers, business partners, independent software vendors, and IBM employees that share a common interest in understanding the APIs of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering […]

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Executive Corner: Three Years of Transforming Businesses with Cloud

This post was originally shared on the Wired.com Cloudline blog. In working with thousands of clients, IBM has established that businesses and the world at large have become more interconnected and certainly more intelligent. Just to toss out a few factoids – data is growing at 6 trillion bytes per second, IP traffic will accelerate […]

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Executive Corner: Interview with Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services (Part 2 of 2)

Below is part 2 of my interview with Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services. Catch up on part 1 here. Vasfi Gucer: Do you have any suggestions for how a company should get started with cloud computing? Ric Telford: Yes let’s take that in the same vein, by company size. Small and medium business […]

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Executive Corner: Interview with Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services (Part 1 of 2)

Vasfi Gucer interviewed Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services. Below is a transcript of their conversation. Be sure to look out for more Executive Corner posts from Ric here in the future. Vasfi Gucer: To set the stage, can you talk about IBM’s journey into the cloud so far, and how does IBM see […]

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Cloud 101: How thorny of an issue is cloud security?

Security in the cloud is no doubt one of the thorniest and biggest hindrances to cloud adoption. The question is how big of a thorn is it? Could the lack of knowledge or clarity about the architecture feed to more doubt than reason? While sailing in the same boat of ignorance, I did a little […]

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Electrical power outage impact on cloud solutions

Locally here in Southern California there have been several power outages that have impacted the region. The most recent was last Thursday which impacted Southern California, Arizona and Northern Mexico. In a lot of ways I felt our business solutions residing Southern California dodged a bullet since our site was not impacted, but it definitely […]

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#cloudchat: September recap

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#Cloudchat: September 8 chat to focus on business resiliency & continuity in the cloud

Hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes—oh, my! It’s never a bad time to evaluate if and how your business is prepared for unexpected disaster events. Our September #cloudchat this Thursday, September 8, at 4 p.m. ET will focus on resiliency and continuity in the cloud—a timely topic considering the recent weather events on the East Coast of the […]

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