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IBM inks major Watson IoT deals with Finnish firms

Many of us remember when IBM's Watson defeated former winners of the game show Jeopardy back in 2011, and many of us have seen the commercials of Watson meeting with various famous and not-so-famous people. Well, Watson is now tackling the Internet of Things (IoT) market in a big way. IBM announced on Friday two major contracts for Watson to help IoT companies in Finland.

C-suite is confused about who poses the biggest cybersecurity threat

C-suite executives are confused about who the true cybersecurity adversaries are and how to effectively combat them, a survey released Wednesday by IBM found.

IBM customizes MobileFirst for iOS app for German energy, mining giant RWE

IBM announced this week that it is teaming with German energy and mining company RWE Generation to customize an iOS maintenance app that optimizes the workflows of its engineers.

IBM unveils new z13s mainframe with focus on built-in security

IBM on Tuesday unveiled an updated version of its z13 mainframe, which Big Blue said is optimized for hybrid cloud environments and brings data encryption security without slowing down system performance for midsized enterprises.

Despite rapid growth rates, Microsoft and Google had little impact on AWS in Q4, says Synergy

Microsoft and Google are by far the fastest growing cloud providers, but for all their growth, they had little effect on the juggernaut that is Amazon Web Services as the year closed.

IBM and Catalogic partner to expand hybrid cloud, DevOps capabilities

The two companies plan hope to entice organizations that have embraced DevOps methodologies and technologies, as well as enterprises building out hybrid cloud environments.

Competitors, beware: IBM has big plans for cloud video streaming service

It will be interesting to see what Big Blue has planned in the cloud video services arena. IBM recently acquired cloud streaming provider Ustream and has since unveiled plans to get a foothold in the video space.

IBM LinuxONE update aims to simplify app development and deployment

IBM is setting its sights on developers and DevOps professionals once again with the latest update to its hybrid cloud product portfolio. Through new features and technology partner collaborations, IBM is aiming to make it easier to develop, deploy and manage apps on its high-performance LinuxONE systems while also maintaining security.

Spotlight: Microsoft hires NYC-area general manager to grow cloud

Microsoft continues to build a presence in the New York City market.

Cloud Foundry poised to shine in 2016

Barely a week goes by in which a press release or media alert related to Cloud Foundry fails to arrive in my inbox. Whether it's a new Cloud Foundry-based platform as a service launching, a new certification or new integrations and features, it appears that the PaaS software is getting plenty of attention.