IBM Cloud – not just for big business

Source: TechCentral.ie Offering multi-tenant and dedicated bare metal environments gives organisations required assurances  Declan Hussey, DNA IT Solutions The way organisations consume technology is constantly evolving. As organisations’ appetite for technology adoption has increased, they want to consume these services on a strategic, managed basis. The cloud has enabled this, by removing many of the … Read more

IBM Thinks About Storage

Source: Forbes IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on stage at IBM Think.  IBM Think, one of the industry’s premier technology events, recently wrapped up in San Francisco. Braving unusually wet weather, nearly thirty thousand attendees packed into conference rooms and exhibit halls to hear what IBM Corporation had to say about its vision of the future. … Read more

IBM touts contingency plans as Brexit looms

Source: ITPRO Customers must be ready to change the way they use IBM products and data in the event of a no-deal IBM is preparing for a no-deal Brexit deal by warning there could be a knock-on effect to businesses, including delayed shipments and changes to how data would be moved between data centres. The … Read more

VW’s SEAT and IBM Revolutionize Urban Mobility with Artificial Intelligence

Source: interestingengineering At MWC19 Barcelona SEAT and IBM announced how they are going to revolutionize urban mobility with Artificial Intelligence. © Susan Fourtané for Interesting Engineering MWC Barcelona is delighting attendees with many great exciting announcements in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Headquartered in Martorell, Barcelona, SEAT is a member of the Volkswagen Group and one of … Read more

IBM to retailers: We’ll manage your cloud, no AWS required

Source: ZDNet The retail sector has been among the slowest industries to adopt new technologies, but with the continued rise of unified commerce — the catch-all term for shopping experiences meant to flow seamlessly from in-store to online — retailers are increasingly more willing to ramp up their tech transitions and explore the cloud. The … Read more

IBM plans Asian rollout for POWER-powered cloud

Source: itnews AIX users score a cloudy upgrade path as Big Blue takes on AWS and pals with AI-tuned services. IBM’s cloud will soon offers more IaaS and AI services powered by its own POWER9 CPUs. Big Blue has previously offered POWER CPUs for infrastructure-as-a-service, but limited their availability to just one data center in … Read more

IBM Brings Watson AI To The Private Cloud And Rival Public Cloud Platforms

Source: Forbes IBM enabled Watson AI to run across the enterprise data centers and mainstream public cloud platforms. Branded as Watson Anywhere, the flagship data and analytics platform that was initially built for the IBM Cloud can be deployed in a variety of environments including VMware, IBM Cloud Private, AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. … Read more

#IBM Clinches $700 Million #Santander #Deal

Source: Computer Business Review Latest deal in IBM’s FS sector winning streak IBM has clinched a $700 million (£545 million) deal with Spain’s Santander to support the bank’s proclaimed strategic objective of “building the most advanced IT architecture of the financial sector”, the two said this week. The agreement continues the US company’s run of … Read more