University of Bari is one of southern Italy’s premier educational institutions, with 12 faculties offering degrees in a wide range of subjects. To help sustain the development of the local economy, the university has recently worked with IBM to design a comprehensive IT transformation.
Our next #cloudchat Twitter chat this Thursday, October 13, at 4 p.m. ET will be focused on helping determine which model—IaaS or PaaS—works best in different business situations.
IBM + conference booth = boring? Think again! Ten reasons why you want to come and visit the IBM Exhibition Stand at VMworld in Copenhagen
So, I admit it, you might not think we (IBM) are known for the most “violently exciting” booths in the exhibition world - typically without jugglers or magicians, or hired models handing out iPads and (badly) reciting technical scripts about respective technologies.
When you ask CIOs or CTOs, who plan to introduce desktop cloud within their enterprises, about their motivation, they tell you about all sorts of value they expect to gain from that project. However, if you dig a little bit deeper about their goals, it turns out that their main driver is cost reduction.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]