IBM Edge2013 unveiled an IBM’s approach for helping clients step away from the complex data center chasm. During the conference IBM presented an industry leading approach supported by analysts endorsements, client and business partner case studies that creates an achievable roadmap to business success! At the heart of this approach is the Software Defined Environment which helps enterprises effectively manage and harness the power of converging trends as big data, mobility and cloud computing.
Tom Rosamilia, senior vice-president, IBM Systems and Technology Group said that as per IBM’s latest CEO survey; a significant shift has taken place in the market. Reducing cost is no longer the top priority for CEOs now; it’s using technology to grow their businesses.
Here is what industry analysts, bloggers and journalists are publishing about IBM Edge and IBM’s leadership in Software Defined Environments:
eWeek in its article “ IBM Hardware Systems Bolstered for Cloud at Edge 2013” said “IBM announced a series of enhancements across its systems portfolio that are designed to help organizations adopt cloud computing as they build toward software-defined environments (SDE).”
Mark Fidelman in his article on “10 Things IBM Is Teaching The World About Winning In The Next Decade” in Forbes wrote “ Most of the business leaders I speak with feel apprehensive about the huge technology shifts that have enabled their customers’ unprecedented power and most executives feel unprepared to handle it. But after investigating all of the new solutions coming out of IBM, I am convinced they are well ahead of the curve and the company to watch for insights into how to prepare for a complex future.”
Silicon Angle says “Organizations have silos and silos are where people spend time. With software defined, people in the silos have to be much more aware of the needs of the programmers. The shift is in looking at from a holistic approach.” In article Think You’re Ready for Software-Defined Everything? Get Hip to the Culture Shift.
Silicon Angle in another article “IBM Edge 2013 Takeaway: Re-Invents Storage Definition to Become More Relevant” says “Big Data + Storage conundrum, storage isn’t used simply as a repository, but more as an innovation mechanism. IBM believes the word ‘storage’ is soon becoming obsolete under the weight of Big Data and what we can do with it.
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