IBM Cloud

IBM leadership in cloud: Building on a legacy of excellence

The market for cognitive insights delivered via cloud to specific industries is estimated to grow to roughly $2 trillion by 2025. Given this huge opportunity, I’m not surprised that some IBM competitors are realigning their sales forces to target industry verticals. While there are several reasons why companies choose IBM over our competitors, we believe […]

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IBM Cloud as-a-service revenue up by 32 percent

In its second-quarter earnings released Tuesday, IBM posted yet another strong quarter for cloud, with 15 percent growth year over year and a total of $3.9 billion in revenue in the quarter ($15.1 billion over the past 12 months). Particularly strong was IBM as-a-service offerings, which saw a 32 percent year-over-year boost and an annual […]

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Cloud Foundry, open source major factors in American Airlines moving public apps to IBM Cloud

American Airlines has announced a multi-year deal to move its website, mobile app and airport kiosks to IBM Cloud. A big part of why American chose IBM for its consumer-facing applications—the two companies solidified a cloud agreement last year—was how friendly IBM Cloud is to open source technologies and the ability to build on Cloud […]

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IBM Cloud revenue jumps by 33 percent

IBM reported cloud revenue growth of 33 percent year-over-year in its first-quarter earnings released Tuesday. Adjusting for currency, cloud revenue grew by 35 percent, up to $3.5 billion. Total cloud revenue over the past 12 months reached $14.6 billion, putting IBM ahead of competitors in the field of enterprise cloud. Specifically in the arena of […]

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Reach for the cloud with financing

Not too long ago, cloud was touted primarily as a cost-cutting tool and means of improving agility through easy access to low cost infrastructure. It’s now gaining visibility in the minds of leaders for its potential to change the dynamics of digital globalization and competition. One way to drive the new experiences clients are after […]

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VMware and IBM: Accelerating enterprise hybrid cloud

Earlier this year, IBM and VMware jointly set out to tackle the challenge of extending existing VMware workloads from on-premises environments to the cloud without incurring the cost and risk associated with retooling operations, rearchitecting applications and redesigning security policies. This collaboration is significant because it gives customers flexibility and transparency when moving workloads into […]

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American Airlines soars into cloud with IBM

American Airlines, the largest passenger air carrier in North America, announced this week that it has chosen IBM as a cloud provider. Specifically, the airline intends to move some of its applications to the cloud and make use of IBM infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) tools. The agreement also means American will have access to […]

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Why VMware on IBM Cloud matters

Enterprises large and small have made significant investments in VMware-based technology, deriving substantial business value over a number of years. Today, there are some 40 to 50 million virtual servers running workloads in client data centers around the world. Along with VMware virtualization technology, enterprises are using critically important VMware-based management tools and have steadily […]

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New data center brings security, integration and choice to Nordic region

Demand for turnkey cloud solutions is on the rise in the Nordic countries. By 2019, the cloud market is expected to reach a whopping $18 billion. Enterprises in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland aren’t just looking for cloud capabilities, though. They’re also looking for ways to ensure security, perform hybrid integration and choose the […]

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IBM and VMware, better together

Some things naturally go well together. Peanut butter and jelly. Cookies and milk. My face and a glass sliding door when playing Pokemon Go. And yes, you can add IBM Cloud and VMware to that list. If you rewind to six months ago, we were in Las Vegas on a stage shaking hands as IBM […]

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Giving hybrid cloud the spotlight it deserves with VMware desktop services

Lots of recent discussion has focused on the rapidly growing hybrid cloud market. But just why does hybrid cloud computing matter? Hybrid is the new reality for migration to cloud. It’s the fastest-growing segment in the enterprise cloud space. Clients want control and flexibility in making decisions about taking their existing IT infrastructure into the […]

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Power of 3: Box Zones, IBM Cloud, and IBM Cloud Object Storage

Box and IBM have deepened their partnership, announcing their newest product – Box Zones – today. Box Zones enables businesses around the globe to adopt Box as an essential component of their enterprise content management platform, and store, manage and access content in the ever-expanding network of IBM Cloud data centers. With data centers in […]

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