As businesses adopt private, public and hybrid clouds for cost-effectively and quickly deliver applications and services, Cisco announced plans to build the world a network of larger global Intercloud clouds. Together with strategic partners and service providers, Cisco global Intercloud is being architected for the Internet of Everything.
The project is [...]Continue Reading →
The technology is being decisive in shaping the global competitive map, to the point that those organizations who cannot adapt will find themselves struggling to compete and even survive. Technology has accelerated the pace of change, and those companies that do not react and transform run the risk of disappearing or being [...]Continue Reading →
Cisco says that by 2020 there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the Internet, The connected devices will be not just computers, tablets or smartphones, but sunglasses, watches, cars or vending machines that will be able to guess your tastes. The Internet of Things (IoT) will generate revenues [...]Continue Reading →
According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion in services in 2020. The services include hardware, embedded software, communications services and information services associated with the things.
IBM is investing heavily on smarter cities [...]Continue Reading →
Recognizing the emergence of a strong demand for cognitive computing, IBM has made the decision to give birth to a new business unit that will deal specifically on technologies related to the supercomputer.
The Blue chip company announces IBM Watson Group, a new division that will bring together software, services, [...]Continue Reading →
The demand for cloud computing is strengthen when the companies have reached the awareness that they need to provide innovative IT services while reducing costs. The cloud model promotes investment in technology, allowing scheduling, provisioning, with a rapid and dynamic management of virtualized computing resources on demand.
IBM has supported thousands of [...]Continue Reading →
Heart failure will remain among most deadly and costly diseases for human beings unless we discover new methods to detect the illness much earlier. Every individual is impacted by their health, social and environmental needs. To truly treat each patient as an individual, and provides professional the most comprehensive care, big [...]Continue Reading →
At the LinuxCon 2013, IBM announced it would invest $ 1 billion in new technologies and open source Linux for Power Systems servers. The investment aims to help companies leverage big data and cloud computing with modern systems built to handle the new wave of applications that arrive at the data [...]Continue Reading →
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has been on the hot seat for a while now. First was the dispute with Amazon over the US Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) $600 million cloud service agreement, and now the issue about the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) probe of its accounting and financial declarations.
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In an effort to strengthen their position in the market for business-targeted computing services delivered over the internet, IBM has agreed to buy the cloud computing company SoftLayer Technologies. The exact purchase price was not disclosed, but a source who refused to be named (due to his lack of authority to speak [...]Continue Reading →
Amazon Web Services (AWS) made an appeal with a US federal court last Wednesday and filed a complaint against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The move is to get the court’s approval to have the cloud service agreement between the two agencies to push through, which was put [...]Continue Reading →
Analyze large volumes of data not only promotes the application of new software and other connectors, but also increases the need for computing hardware, servers storage, etc. With its portfolio analytics, knowledge management, security and monitoring, HP offers a new platform for Big Data.
Under the project name HAVEn, HP has [...]Continue Reading →
Big Data is everything. The analysis of large amounts of unstructured data is one of the four major trends in the world. IBM announced its solutions and services dedicated to Big Data analysis of employee data with the key to improved organizational performance.
Recruitment and retention of highly qualified staff is an [...]Continue Reading →
IBM showed strong protest over the $600 cloud project agreement that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) supposedly awarded to Amazon. The giant companies, Amazon and IBM continue to battle for the intriguing cloud contract as each pushes its old and new business solutions for the CIA.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) already [...]Continue Reading →
CloudTimes has been covering Softlayer over the last years. For recent articles see here.
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Speed IBM’s ongoing focus to provide cloud services for [...]Continue Reading →
Software-defined networking (SDN) changes the way companies build their IT networks. Instead of buying expensive routers and switches with a lot of fancy features from the likes of Cisco, companies can buy simpler, cheaper hardware, and less of it, and those fancy features are handled by a new layer of software.
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