HPE is still king in the cloud infrastructure market, but competitor Cisco is catching up. According to a quarterly report from Synergy Research Group, the cloud infrastructure market is growing at more than 20 percent each year, with both the top two vendors seeing strong growth during the fourth quarter of 2015.
Microsoft's embrace of open source software continues.
Azure API Management service users can now make use of Git on the Microsoft public cloud. Microsoft beefed up its API management capabilities with the addition of Git access, as well as a new properties collection feature.
IBM launched Wednesday its first mobile app for SleepHealth, its new Watson Health Cloud for ResearchKit, reported 9to5Mac.
Cisco's hyperconverged data center strategy will take form later this year when the company launches HyperFlex Systems, a UCS-based compute platform the vendor has been developing for more than two years.
IBM announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Resilient Systems, an incident detection and response provider, for an undisclosed consideration.
Reflecting a more collaborative approach among security vendors to fight sophisticated cybercrime gangs, IBM and Check Point Software Technologies said Thursday that they are expanding their security alliance to include a new set of security product integrations, including sharing of threat intelligence.
Major enterprise mobility management vendors IBM, JAMF Software, MobileIron and AirWatch by VMware announced Tuesday the formation of the AppConfig Community, which is committed to establishing a common approach for enterprise application configuration and security.
Enterprise adoption of Git has experienced strong growth over the last three years, but a new partnership between GitHub and IBM could see much that adoption accelerate. The partnership deal puts GitHub on IBM's Bluemix platform as a service.
IBM is contributing Quarks to the open source community. Quarks is streaming analytics for massive amounts of IoT data streaming from sensors, smart meters, mobile, telematics, and other connected devices.