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IBM teams up to fight cyber crime on cloud

IBM and another tech giant, Cisco, have announced that they’re joining up some of their security products and services to help organizations identify and weed out threats faster. Cisco security solutions will be integrated with the IBM Cognitive Security Operations Platform, which will help organizations secure their data from the network into the cloud, and […]

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Busting 3 VMware security myths about migration to the cloud

When discussing IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions with partners and customers, I repeatedly encounter three common misconceptions about the security of their workloads in the IBM Bluemix dedicated private cloud infrastructure. I’d like to take a moment to clear up the myths surrounding VMware security in the cloud. Myth #1: “My workload could be compromised by […]

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Bombardier selects IBM for $700 million services management partnership

Bombardier announced this week that it has signed a six-year, $700 million agreement with IBM that includes IBM Services and IBM Cloud management of the aerospace and transportation company’s worldwide IT infrastructure. “Bombardier is working to improve productivity, reduce costs and grow earnings,” said Sean Terriah, Bombardier chief information officer, aerospace and corporate office. “This IT […]

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5 ways cloud drives enterprise innovation

What if your organization had an ace up its sleeve that cuts costs, improves operational efficiency, makes customers happy, reaches new markets and creates new sources of revenue? The latest IBM Institute for Business Value study, “Beyond Agility: How Cloud is Driving Enterprise Innovation,” reveals that the cloud revolution is here now, delivering true business […]

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Answering 7 common cloud architecture questions

This excerpt from Get started with architectures by Kim Gajda was originally published on the IBM Bluemix blog. Once upon a time, a developer’s job was simple: Write code to connect to your company database, and voilà, you have a new app and happy users. That might have been your manager’s view of your job. […]

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Intelligence in the cloud: Beyond the hype

If you follow developments in cloud architecture, you may have been hearing a lot recently on the importance of an “intelligent cloud” and an “intelligent edge.” Cloud providers who have traditionally focused on providing infrastructure and software have begun to realize that there is only so much value they can drive through these as-a-service offerings, […]

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Benchmark tests show IBM Cloud is the fastest for AI

A set of benchmark tests published this week found that NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerators on IBM Cloud provided up to 2.8 times better performance than the previous generation. That means organizations looking to create artificial and augmented intelligence applications on the cloud can do so quickly, which is great for deep learning techniques. IBM […]

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Advantages and complexities of integrating Hadoop with object stores

Object storage is the ultimate solution for storing unstructured data today. It is low cost, secure, fault tolerant, and resilient. Object stores expose a RESTful API, where each object has a unique URL, enabling users to easily manipulate object stores.  Major cloud vendors like IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft all provide cloud-based object storage services. Fortunately, […]

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Building effective data governance with cloud

Travis Perkins, a UK-based builders’ merchant, has put considerable resources into improving its websites and building a mobile channel, because customers expect to be able to shop online with their mobile devices. Builders always have a smartphone with them; it’s the tool of choice when they’re on site. DIYers expect to shop online at any […]

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Redefine your digital media strategy around data

The digital media industry has long faced a unique data challenge. Radio, television and film productions generate massive unstructured data sets, which can measure up to hundreds of terabytes total for a single large-scale film project. The amount of data generated by these digital media productions is growing rapidly. In fact, IDC has projected that […]

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How to build a mobile application in 3 easy steps with Kinetise

Kinetise, a rapid mobile apps development platform, is one of the fastest ways in the world to produce mobile applications. It just takes three easy steps: Put together your complete app in the drag and drop editor. Generate the native source code. Modify the code with Xcode / Android studio (if needed). Using Kinetise to […]

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Lanka Bell and IBM team up to accelerate cloud in Sri Lanka

It just got easier for businesses, developers and government organizations in Sri Lanka to access all the benefits of cloud. Telecommunications provider Lanka Bell and IBM announced a new agreement to offer public, private and hybrid IBM Cloud services in Sri Lanka, including workload migrations, disaster recovery and capacity expansion solutions. Services available will include […]

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