IBM announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cleversafe, an object-based storage in the cloud company distinguished by its unique cloud storage algorithms designed to efficiently compress massive amounts of data.
As the AWS re:Invent conference kicks off in Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services is believed to be on the verge of making an announcement that will see the public cloud company join the data analytics market.
AT&T and IBM are teaming to give enterprises tools to secure mobile devices, apps, connectivity and data using IBM's cloud infrastructure.
This may come as little surprise, but nearly half of all major cloud and Internet data centers are located in the United States of America. This is according to Synergy Research, which indicated 44 percent of such data centers are located in the U.S.
Through a realignment of a few existing arms of its business, GE will make a push in the burgeoning IoT space with the new GE Digital to provide factories, power plants and other industrial businesses with the insight that connected devices can provide.
IBM acquired StrongLoop, a vendor focused on helping developers create APIs to connect enterprise applications to mobile, Internet of Things and Web apps in the cloud.
At a time when enterprise computing is in a transition period, moving from on-premises to cloud, from PC to mobile, there is an opportunity to control the future of enterprise computing. Having created this opportunity in large part, Apple is looking to expand the reach of iOS to maintain the iPhone's top spot in the enterprise but also turn around the declining trajectory of iPad sales. 451 Research's Chris Hazelton weighs in on Apple's relationship with the enterprise.
Tech giants Apple and Cisco are teaming up to better integrate iOS products with Cisco networks, the companies said.
Speakers at OpenStack Day Seattle last week said that OpenStack has been shedding its reputation as an unknown, unproven and difficult-to-install technology. But they also laid out challenges that still hold back deployment. One of the biggest is related to internal challenges that businesses face, both in finding people with the right skills to deploy and manage an OpenStack cloud and in instituting the right culture to support an OpenStack deployment.
Appcore – or rather, some of it – has become part of the IBM cloud family. A post on the private cloud automation tools provider's website noted that IBM acquired various assets of the company, including technology and staff.