Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

Jasper, IBM team to offer integrated IoT products for enterprises

Jasper, an Internet of Things platform provider, announced Tuesday that it is teaming with IBM to integrate Jasper's Control Center with IBM's IoT Foundation platform as a service offering and BlueMix device management portal.

Ellison: The early cloud companies were cloud before the term was invented

There's an old saying. The Internet never forgets. It's a saying that Larry Ellison might want to learn following his Sunday night keynote presentation at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. The man who famously mocked cloud computing several years ago has come full circle and embraced the concept of cloud. It's not surprising. It just took Ellison and Oracle awhile to figure out that how businesses consume software was changing.

Spotlight: HP's public cloud exit lets vendor focus on strengths

As announced last week, HP will shut down its public cloud at the end of January, a move that Technology Business Research analyst Cassandra Mooshian noted will enable the vendor to focus on its strengths.

IBM launches Spark-as-a-Service, tackles unstructured data head-on

IBM launched Spark-as-a-Service Monday, unveiled a slew a new APIs and announced it has added cognitive computing capabilities to tackle unstructured data head-on. IBM is stepping up its big data game, and its game wasn't shabby to start with.

Spotlight: Equinix adds SoftLayer to Cloud Exchange

Enterprises deploying applications on IBM SoftLayer infrastructure as a service have a new direct route to Big Blue's cloud.

IBM expands Watson Analytics

IBM announced last week that it has expanded Watson Analytics with new data discovery and question-and-answer capabilities. Specifically, the additions include new data connectors, beefed-up security and interactive data discovery through "expert storybooks." Here's what all that means…

IBM's Compose to launch 2 new databases

IBM's Compose launched two new open-source database offerings yesterday: CoreOS etcd and RabbitMQ for developers who are building web and mobile apps. The company said the new services complement Compose's existing offerings which include MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB.

IBM acquires Cleversafe

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.

Amazon seems poised to jump into business intelligence market

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, IBM partner on mobile cloud security for the enterprise

AT&T and IBM are teaming to give enterprises tools to secure mobile devices, apps, connectivity and data using IBM's cloud infrastructure.