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IBM and Box link up to integrate enterprise cloud offerings

It’s a match made in cloud. IBM and Box have announced a partnership that’s already been labeled “huge,” “wide-ranging,” and “major.” Box will fold IBM Watson analytics and security into its current capabilities, and allow users to store their data on the IBM Cloud. IBM, meanwhile, will incorporate Box into its email and enterprise applications, […]

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Tech.London: Innovation unleashed in the digital heart of Europe

As you may be aware, London is the digital capital of Europe, and it continues to see explosive growth in innovation and technology. In the first quarter of 2015 alone, investors pumped a record-breaking £459 million in venture capitalist funds into London’s digital sector. Today, the Mayor of London and Gust (in partnership with IBM) […]

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Three imperatives for a successful hybrid cloud model

Increasingly, organizations are looking to cloud services to respond to the need for speed, flexibility and containing costs. As cloud becomes more strategic to the business, the hybrid cloud is becoming the optimal method for delivering services in a predictable and secure manner. Hybrid cloud environments allow businesses to quickly react to market changes and […]

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Blue Box founder Jesse Proudman: Joining IBM was ‘best move’

Blue Box is now part of Big Blue. IBM today announced that it has reached a deal to acquire innovative cloud company Blue Box. The Seattle-based startup helps its clients tap into its OpenStack-powered hosted private cloud service, which promises to fit with IBM’s ongoing emphasis on open cloud technologies like OpenStack and Cloud Foundry. […]

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Interop 2015 aims to add clarity to the cloud landscape

This week’s Interop in Las Vegas, the granddaddy of independent technology shows, will underscore just how widely adopted the cloud has become, and how companies are relying on it not just for efficiency, but for innovative business models and rapid application development. It will also address the considerable confusion IT leaders feel when sorting through […]

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10 ways DevOps can help you automate in the cloud

By Mihai Criveti and Catalin Rusu As cloud adoption and born-on-cloud applications are on the rise, we need to change and accelerate the way we develop, test and manage software, and move toward software-defined infrastructure. While most businesses have established processes and tools for software development, aspects such as QA, technical debt management and operations automation […]

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Cloud computing basics

Cloud computing is a new IT delivery model accessed over the network (Internet or intranet).

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IBM releases SmartCloud Data Virtualization

IBM is using new technology delivered in a storage appliance, specifically to cure out-of-control storage.

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Q & A with Marc Dietz, director, IBM SaaS strategy & marketing

Marc Dietz discusses the results of the IBM SaaS study.

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3 key advantages of using SoftLayer for cloud deployment

Whenever you think about choosing a cloud provider, there are a few obvious questions to consider. Reputation and capabilities are certainly two of the first ones that come to mind. But there are also topics that usually don’t get that much thought in the initial selection process, even though they should. SoftLayer offers a few […]

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IBM investing $1.2 billion to expand cloud services

IBM announced today that it will invest $1.2 billion to expand its cloud computing footprint on a massive global scale.

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High availability in the cloud: An OpenStack approach

Article discusses some of the industry conversation around high availability concerns in the Folsom release of OpenStack.

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