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Capturing business partner patterns of expertise with Zend Technologies

In this post, I describe the benefits of a pattern-based approach and share an example from Zend Technologies, an IBM Business Partner.

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How IBM cloud can help ISVs

Development and Test is one of the groups that benefits from cloud; and this is one of the key activities of ISVs.

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Working to extend our cloud with Sonian

I have spoken with Joe Kinsella of Sonian about Sonian's movement to IBM cloud and identification of a necessity within its ecosystem.

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IBM and Citrix – SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure

Together, IBM Global Services and Citrix have completed 15 XenDesktop rollouts in the last year that were over 1,000 seats. Several exceeded 20,000 seats with customers spread across the world. As desktop virtualization adoption expands across the enterprise, we are working together with customers to deliver virtual desktops to the entire user base of many of these organizations. IBM helps Citrix customers before and after their desktop virtualization rollout through their service offerings featuring Citrix technology.

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Extending the cloud ecosystem: Data center to IBM SmartCloud Enterprise migration

This article depicts a specific vendor solution set from CohesiveFT. Cohesive's technologies in image import, deployment, and contextualization have exploited some of the newest features of IBM SmartCloud Enterprise to solve the migration issues when moving to cloud, and have done it with a sleek SaaS portal named the Elastic Server.

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Ways to create images on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

There are multiple ways to create an image on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise and this is what I'll explain in this blog topic. We have first to distinguish two main streams: first, import an image from your own premises, and second, build an image based on the instance created on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise platform.

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Creating custom images on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

When leveraging a public cloud environment, one of the largest challenges is ensuring the service catalog has images and software bundles that meet your business needs. The ability to create your own custom image templates and load them into a public cloud environment is a huge value. IBM SmartCloud Enterprise provides several methods for customizing images.

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It’s all about the business: Winning in the cloud with IBM Cloud Service Provider platform

In a previous blog post, “The new “C” in CSP: from communications to cloud service provider”, I discussed the analysts’ estimates on public cloud market opportunity and expected growth. I explained why communications service providers (CSPs) are uniquely positioned to take advantage of this opportunity. I also summarized the actions that CSPs must take to […]

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