IBM-Pulse

Building on SoftLayer’s cloud (while flying through one)

I’m part of a Cloud infrastructure Team that has deployed multiple IBM software as a service (SaaS) offerings leveraging the cost effectiveness, flexibility and power of cloud computing.  What is particularly unique about this new breed of offerings is that they are powered by the incredibly versatile SoftLayer cloud. With an accelerated timeline and a […]

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Implement your private cloud with IBM SmartCloud Entry

I was inspired to write this post after attending an IBM Pulse 2014 session presented by Philippe Labussière, cloud director at Sogeti, and Guilhaume Garcia, cloud IT specialist from the IBM Client Center in Montpellier, France. By demonstrating a live environment managing four different clouds, they showed us how easy cloud usage could be. So on this […]

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A conversation with Steve Twist, Australian cloud expert

During the IBM Pulse 2014 conference in Las Vegas this week, I had a chance to interview Steve Twist, cloud lead for IBM Software Group in Australia. Steve speaks to many Australian businesses about how IBM can help transform their business with cloud technologies. Here’s what he had to say about how the cloud can […]

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Three ways IBM Pulse 2014 exemplifies our times

Conferences come and go, but IBM Pulse 2014 will be remembered for marking a turning point for IBM and the IT industry. I’m going to explain this from the point of view of the recent New York Times bestseller, The Second Machine Age, by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. The book talks about the economic […]

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How cloud computing will power the future

Future generations will wonder why there were computer rooms in all business buildings in “the old days.” This is similar to how we feel today when we learn how industries had to secure their own power source in the past. Were programmers considered artists in the 1980s? As a newly educated engineer from college in […]

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IBM Pulse: 3 days of cloud, food and fun in Las Vegas

I am reporting live from the IBM Pulse Conference that started last Sunday in Las Vegas. Today is the third day of the conference, which turned out to be the biggest (11,000 attendees) to date. I guess this has something to do with the conference’s major focus on cloud computing. People are making “Bold Moves” […]

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IBM Pulse: Standing room only at Open Cloud Summit

Steve recaps the action from the Open Cloud Summit at IBM Pulse 2014 in Las Vegas.

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IBM Pulse 2014: Protecting your cloud infrastructure

Eric Saint-Marc previews his session at IBM Pulse 2014.

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IBM SoftLayer: Your cloud home away from home

You should as secure in your cloud service as you do in your own home—our blogger explains how SoftLayer provides that.

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SoftLayer adds excitement to IBM Pulse 2014

Take a deeper look at which "Slayers" will be in attendance in Las Vegas this February.

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IBM makes waves with open standards announcement

Recap of the IBM open standards announcement coverage.

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Secure check-in to the cloud

At the airport, I noticed the similarity between how airport security works and how we secure the cloud.

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