IBM empowers Java community with an open source first approach

As Java developers tackle cloud-based deployment models to solve complex enterprise problems, new architectural patterns such as microservices are emerging, evolving existing programming models and inventing new ones. In the last few weeks, IBM has announced plans to help reinvigorate the developer community. Interested in understanding IBM’s broader strategy and long-standing commitment to open source? […]

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Can managed cloud services accelerate your SAP/HANA deployment?

Data analytics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and similar technologies are helping all sorts of companies transform their digital presence. Lots of companies want to join the fun. Moving to SAP/HANA could help: it enables lines of business to analyze data in new ways and apply what they learn to help close sales and […]

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Your guide to the best of Dreamforce 2017

Dreamforce 2017 is officially sold out. Everyone is heading to San Francisco in November. Now what? We’re glad you asked! This year, IBM is the top sponsor. That means we have tons of perks to pass on to you, plus a slew of sessions that will show you how to get the most from your […]

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5 key success factors for cloud implementation

The journey to the cloud is different for every organization. Some organizations start with a very well thought out strategy, while other organizations may be responding to a request from the business, or to a report by industry analysts such as Gartner or Forrester. A study from the IBM Center for Applied Insights found that […]

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Building your digital platform to capitalize in a multicloud environment

Recently I shared my thoughts on how to tackle digital transformation in a multicloud world. I talked about the business need for agility, reliability and a developer experience that is fast, simple and based on modern tools.  Today I want to share how you build the digital platform and how microservices play a key part […]

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IBM Cloud revenue jumps 20 percent in third quarter

Cloud now represents 20 percent of total IBM revenue, according to third-quarter earnings results released this week. In the quarter, revenue from as-a-service offerings was up 25 percent year-over-year. Total cloud revenue jumped 20 percent over the third quarter of 2016, and over the trailing 12 months, was up by 25 percent, with a total […]

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IBM expands partnership with Docker to drive apps to the public cloud

Today at DockerCon EU in Copenhagen, we’re sharing the news that IBM is expanding our relationship with Docker. Together, IBM and Docker will be making it easier for clients to modernize their existing applications with Docker Enterprise Edition, combined with IBM Cloud, software and services. Before we dive in, here’s a glimpse into the growth […]

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Earth to IT: Integration is critical to your mobile strategy

(This post is part of a series. Read  part one and part two to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) When I tweeted about my latest integration blog referencing Austin Powers International Man of Mystery, I encouraged people to take 7 minutes out of their days to read through it.  But let’s […]

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Going bananas for the Hybrid Cloud Express shipping solution on IBM Bluemix Cloud

Agencia Marítima Turbaduana S.A.S., or Turbaduana for short, is the shipping agent for 100 percent of the bananas that leave Colombia. Approximately 20 percent of these bananas arrive in the United States and the rest go to Europe. Turbaduana works with well-known brands, and chances are if you’re American or European and eaten a Colombian […]

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IT leaders’ expectations, benefits and challenges when moving SAP to the cloud

The following is an interview with Lynda Stadtmueller, vice president of cloud services at research firm Frost & Sullivan. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): Frost & Sullivan recently surveyed more than 260 senior IT key decision makers and influencers who have evaluated the use of managed cloud services for SAP or Oracle workloads. What were the […]

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HiThing! uses Bluemix to help people and machines communicate

“HiThing!, it’s too cold in here – can you turn up the heat?” “HiThing!, where is the pallet with the shipment I’m looking for?” “HiThing!, when is the next train leaving the station?” If a device or machine is automated, people can ask HiThing! from Proasistech about it the same way they’d talk to (or […]

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Industry-first insurance platform built on cloud looks to improve process and economics

IBM works with 95 percent of the world’s top insurers, so it makes sense that the company teamed with MetLife and Majesco to build a new, industry-first insurance platform built on IBM Cloud. The new platform seeks to foster new product development, underwriting and benefits delivery by improving insurers’ processes and economics by reducing IT […]

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