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Project Intu: Bringing cognitive and IoT together

A new, experimental program from IBM enables developers to imbue Internet of Things (IoT) systems — robots, drones, avatars and other devices — with the cognitive know-how of Watson. Called Project Intu, the program makes it so that developers don’t have to program each individual movement and response of an IoT system. Project Intu provides […]

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CloudNativeCon and KubeCon: What we learned

Imagine yourself on a surfboard. You’re alone. You’re paddling out to farther into the sea and you’re ready to catch a giant wave. Only you look to your left, to your right and behind you, and you suddenly realize you’re not alone at all. There are countless other surfers who share your aim. That’s how […]

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Why Celanese moved to a cloud managed services solution

Celanese Corporation reduced operational costs by more than 50 percent while improving response to workload demands and delivering superior service levels for its managed infrastructure by switching to a cloud managed services solution. Now the chemical company can reallocate these cost savings to drive innovation, strategy and an increased emphasis on security. Based in Dallas, […]

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All about OpenStack and why it matters

I recently attended a week of presentations about OpenStack, looking to get a deeper understanding of what it is all about and why it’s important. Here’s what I learned. An OpenStack cloud is driven by a collection of open source software that allows organizations to build and manage cloud environments via the OpenStack API. The […]

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Cloud computing’s turning point: The innovation phase has begun

In the past, when I’ve spoken to clients about cloud computing, those conversations were mostly with line-of-business managers focused on cutting costs and getting new, customer-facing applications up and running quickly. Today, the tide has turned, as chief executives and other line leaders want to know how cloud computing can help them transform their entire […]

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The need for speed in IaaS platforms

When you look at the rapidly evolving infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market, you might get the impression that it’s a race to the bottom with commodity hardware, inexpensive storage options, ongoing price cuts and the like. If a cloud service provider can’t differentiate itself, things can get very ugly. That’s why one of the […]

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Continuous delivery tops IT execs’ priority list

Innovation is undoubtedly all around us, from advancements in AI to quantum computing. Who wouldn’t want to capitalize on the value of digital transformation? But what’s truly driving these big moves? It’s due in no small part to the ability of IT organizations to speed software delivery. Enterprise Management Associates’ latest research report, derived from […]

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Report: IBM public cloud empowers developers

The latest edition of Forrester Research’s Forrester Wave report which evaluates global public cloud platforms characterized IBM as a “strong performer” in public cloud. IBM earned “the highest possible score for its private and hybrid cloud strategy as well as the top ranking for IBM’s infrastructure services,” eWeek reports. Forrester’s study used 34 evaluation criteria […]

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What CIOs and developers have in common: Cognitive cloud

Cloud is just another word for IT infrastructure, right? Yes, but it’s so much more. Cloud is also about creating new cognitive apps, accessing new data sources, connecting apps and driving business innovation. Because of public cloud’s reach and scale, now anyone from chief information officers to developers can combine cognitive capabilities with cloud-based solutions. […]

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IBM Bluemix Garage in France offers developer support

Developers in mainland Europe who are looking to collaborate with IBM experts to create cloud-based apps on now have a place to make it happen: the new Bluemix Garage in Nice, France. The Nice Garage is the fourth one IBM has opened since the program started in 2014. San Francisco, Toronto and London are also […]

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SXSW: 4 takeaways for developers

Bringing together some of the brightest and most creative minds in technology, Austin’s SXSW Interactive conference is a developer’s paradise. While it covers a broad range of topics and interests, a few trends stood out among the rest, and IBM was at the pulse of what’s hot. From serious gaming to virtual reality, we offered […]

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Daily highlights from IBM InterConnect 2016

Don’t miss a second of the excitement from IBM InterConnect, the premier cloud and mobile conference Feb. 21-25 in Las Vegas, NV. Explore the best moments from the top sessions, focused on helping our clients and partners outthink limits and transform their business. See highlights from Days 1-3 below, or watch on demand via IBMGO.

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