Private Cloud

Three key use cases of private clouds today

What if you could benefit from the cloud without giving up control? Mind blown? It can be done. The answer is a combination of good practices and the right cloud technology. For example, administrators and developers have the power to support each other. When Dev shares a secure and reliable platform that Ops manages, they can innovate […]

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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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3 Things you’ll learn about private cloud at InterConnect

Many companies are embracing a private cloud strategy to run their business. They want to reduce cost and effort while improving agility, IT processes and resource scalability. Private cloud addresses these needs. And it offers a dedicated, single-tenant cloud environment either on-site or off-premises. InterConnect 2017, the industry’s premier cloud conference, is the perfect place […]

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IBM Machine Learning comes to private cloud

Billions of transactions in banking, transportation, retail, insurance and other industries take place in the private cloud every day. For many enterprises, the z System mainframe is the home for all that data. For data scientists, it can be hard to keep up with all that activity and those vast swaths of data. So IBM […]

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US Army taps IBM for $62 million private cloud data center

For the United States Army, security is a top concern. It’s a big reason why it chose IBM to build out and manage a private cloud data center at its Redstone Arsenal near Huntsville, Alabama. The contract for the data center would be worth $62 million over five years, if the Army exercises all its […]

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Microsoft server hosting on IBM Cloud

Did you know that tens of thousands of Microsoft workloads are running on IBM Cloud? Here are some of the reasons why organizations of all sizes are choosing cloud to support their Microsoft servers. Why choose cloud Businesses are looking for new ways to engage customers, drive digital transformation and make operations faster and more […]

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Keeping visibility, control and security simple with hybrid cloud

The best thing about hybrid cloud can also be the worst thing if you’re not careful. I’m talking about being able to run workloads in a variety of environments—public cloud, private cloud, on-premises data center—and having the flexibility to choose the ideal environment to do what’s best for the business in any situation. It sounds […]

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Hungarian startup iLex Systems taps SoftLayer private cloud for corporate legal solution

Navigating the corporate legal process can be daunting for even the savviest organizations. Not only does it require coordinating activities between various agencies and an acute understanding of ever-changing regulations and laws, but it can also seem to go on forever. Worse, costs can run sky high. So when Budapest-based startup iLex Systems Zrt. introduced […]

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Why the hybrid cloud is imperative for business

As the old saying goes, “Adapt or die.” Businesses are often learning the hard way that if they don’t transform the way they interact with customers they risk losing to companies that move faster. These innovative companies know how to change their business models with new business realities. It is not a coincidence that these […]

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IBM intros Watson Health Cloud for Life Sciences Compliance

For years, regulatory issues have made it difficult for the life sciences industry to take advantage of cloud computing’s myriad benefits. That’s likely to change with the introduction of IBM Watson Health Cloud for Life Sciences Compliance. IBM’s latest offering provides a comprehensive cloud infrastructure solution to help life science clients take advantage of cloud […]

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Community cloud: The answer to the public/private debate?

Should you turn to a public or private cloud solution? Discussions prizing the first or the second option are endless. Public cloud means flexibility, unlimited scalability, frictionless consumption and less worry for your CIO. On the other hand, private cloud gives you full control over the environment and keeps your data close to you, preferably […]

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How does private cloud stack up versus public cloud?

A few years ago, debates raged between supporters of public and private cloud. Public cloud fans pointed to its elasticity, pay-per-use models and deployment speed, and declared that theirs was the only sensible option. Private cloud advocates highlighted their side’s management visibility, privacy, security, and control, declaring that public should be relegated to dev/test environments. […]

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