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The U.S. Air Force has awarded IBM a contract to design and demonstrate a secure cloud computing infrastructure capable of supporting defense and intelligence networks. The ten-month project will introduce advanced cyber security and analytics technologies developed by IBM Research ...
The US Air Force has contracted for IBM to design and demonstrate a secure cloud computing infrastructure capable of supporting defense and intelligence networks. The 10-month project is supposed to introduce advanced cyber security and analytics technologies developed by IBM Research ...
Starting in February DCS, a k a Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Company, the ~1,800-man systems integrator, will resell IBM’s CloudBurst private cloud infrastructure, to Japanese customers in various industries. It also plans on using the widgetry to provide various services out ...
IBM has countersued Neon Enterprise Software, the uppity little Texas outfit that had the temerity to try to use IBM's special mainframe processors to break Big Blue's stranglehold on the mainframe market. Out to tarnish the ISV so users get scared and slink away, IBM used a poison ...
You know the top one or two causes of bottlenecks for your applications, but do you know the next six or seven issues that have the potential to cause problems? Mastering application performance requires the right kind of IT strategy, combined with the right tools, that can shed light ...
As data center administrators and managers, you are entrusted with critical services that have a direct business impact. The threat of business service downtime due to enterprise application memory leaks is a constant IT concern. Often such problems only begin to show after long produc...
IBM and Jones Lang LaSalle , a financial and professional services firms specializing in real estate and investment management, on Tuesday announced a seven-year information technology (IT) services deal. IBM will provide full infrastructure support services for JLL across 19 countries...
IBM says it carved a couple of hundred notches on its gun in the fourth quarter after persuading both Sun and HP users to defect. It says all told it’s gotten 2,200 companies to move off of HP and Sun server and storage gear since beginning its Migration Factory program four years ago....
Nasuni, a Massachusetts start-up that’s about to trot out a gateway to cloud storage, has gotten $8 million in Series A funding from North Bridge Venture Partners and Sigma Partners. Nasuni founders CEO Andres Rodriguez, an ex-CTO of the New York Times, and Robert Mason pioneered a clo...
With Mobile Edge, iPhone users can now access and update their Lotus Notes business applications such as CRM software, helpdesk and salesforce automation right from their iPhones. Mobile Edge works with Lotus Domino 6.0 or higher including Domino 8.5.1, taking advantage of Web services...
IBM in Monday announced the technology and business expansion of its LotusLive cloud collaboration platform through a new R&D pipeline from IBM Research and plans to open the LotusLive suite to new partners. LotusLive cloud services provide integrated email, Web conferencing, social ne...
NaviSite, a provider of cloud-enabled, enterprise-class hosting, managed applications and services, on Monday announced Hosted Lotus Services powered by NaviCloud. The solutions include Hosted Lotus Notes and Domino, Lotus Sametime, Lotus Quickr and Lotus Connections. Managing an IB...
IBM claims to have clinched the largest enterprise cloud computing deployment in history. Seems Panasonic is migrating upwards of 300,000 desks from Microsoft Exchange and some unnamed collaboration gear to IBM's LotusLive public cloud services for e-mail, calendaring and contact manag...
Alfresco Software on Wednesday announced the availability of Alfresco Content Services for Lotus social collaboration products, an integration between the Alfresco open source enterprise content management (ECM) system and IBM Lotus Quickr, Lotus Notes, Lotus Connections and WebSphere ...
Andrew goes on to make the point that not only is code written in the declarative style easier to adapt and maintain over time, it also lends itself to better optimizations. The reason for this is pretty obvious based on his definition above. Code written in the imperative style explic...
What are the standards required for interoperability between clouds? In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Mike Hill, Vice President of Enterprise Initiatives for IBM, will answer this question and review application scenarios that demonstrate the use of cloud computing in an enterpris...
I’ve written numerous technical entries both here and elsewhere about the WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance. The appliance is a cloud management device that is geared towards those enterprises that for a variety of reasons (security, privacy, performance, customization capability, existin...
Delegates will leave Virtualization Expo with a full understanding of the interaction between virtual servers and the rest of the data center infrastructure. Indeed our overall aim is to ensure that all attendees leave the Jacob Javits Convention Center with abundant resources, ideas a...
View the live panel discussion taped on December 8, 2009 at SYS-CON.TV's 4th-floor studio overlooking Times Square in New York City a very special "Power Panel" in which Cloud Computing Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan and three top industry guests from EMC, Intel and Unisys will be...
The IBM i continues to work as the backbone of data processing for thousands of mid-size to large enterprises around the world. The secure architecture and flexibility of the IBM i (formerly branded as AS/400, iSeries and System i) has given it much more longevity than was ever predict...
IBM today announced that Digicable, a cable and broadband distribution player in India, has signed a US $83 million, 10-year strategic outsourcing agreement with IBM. As part of this agreement, IBM will support the integration of Digicable's digital media content delivery and value add...
Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire ringleader of the Galleon insider-trading mob, and Danielle Chiesi, the ex-beauty queen who allegedly charmed ex-IBM SVP Robert Moffat and ex-AMD CEO Hector Ruiz into telling her valuable company secrets, were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on ...
IBM announced that it has successfully built Korea's first cloud computing environment for a private sector company, SK Telecom, the largest telecommunications company in Korea with over 24 million customers. The cloud environment provides developers with the necessary software and har...
It’s called plainly enough IBM Smart Business Development and Test on the IBM Cloud and will provide compute and storage as a service with Rational Software Delivery Services, WebSphere middleware and Information Management database thrown in. IBM is beta testing a public cloud, based ...
IBM Rational Software Delivery Services for Cloud Computing include a set of ready-to-use application lifecycle management tools for developing and testing in the IBM Cloud, and use infrastructure management capabilities, to help organizations build software applications in the cloud. ...
IBM announced on Monday a new Research collaboratory, located in Taipei, Taiwan. The collaboratory will focus on using technologies -- including cloud computing, analytics and mobile devices -- to advance wellness-centric healthcare that manages diseases more efficiently and effectivel...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Adaptivity, the IT transformation company, has been named "Platinum Plus Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conventio...
Cloud-based IT services management pioneer, Autotask Corporation, announced on Thursday the launch of an exclusive IT services platform for 1nService, the leading international community of advanced technology integrators with $1.5 billion collective sales globally. The new Autotask te...
Cloud Computing and its ability to process the needs of multiple users with shared resources in a dynamic and transparent fashion doesn’t happen by chance. The underlying technologies and their ability to provide elasticity, scalability, and automation, while protecting data in motion,...
IBM today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lombardi, a privately held software company based in Austin, Texas. Financial terms were not disclosed. Lombardi, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) software and services, helps organizations autom...
Yankee Group today unveiled its annual predictions, projecting that 2010 will be a year of rebuilding for the communications sector. While the economic crisis has permanently changed how consumers, enterprises and network builders approach connectivity, the report, “From Crisis Comes O...
rPath announced “Eight IT Predictions for 2010,” an animated short video that offers a lighthearted view of what the future holds for enterprise IT. The video is available now at http://bit.ly/6lCjug. “For many organizations, 2009 was a painful year,” said Jake Sorofman, vice president...
This week, Amazon took a step with EC2 that many had long anticipated: They announced spot pricing for cloud compute instances. EC2 customers can now name their own price, and Amazon will bring compute instances up at variable discount prices according to these "bids". This complements...
Amazon Web Services LLC, an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced Spot Instances, a new option for purchasing and consuming Amazon EC2 compute resources. With Spot Instances, customers bid on unused Amazon EC2 capacity and run those instances for as long as their bid excee...
He claims he didn’t pass material insider information on IBM and Sun earnings or AMD’s sale of its plants to co-defendant Danielle Chiesi despite government wire taps to the contrary. Chiesi, an analyst at the New Castle hedge fund and an alleged Galleon tipster, also denied the charge...
IBM opened a cloud computing laboratory in Hong Kong Thursday to support LotusLive cloud services. It says it want to develop LotusLive public cloud collaboration services that are secure enough for the enterprise as well as hybrid solutions. The Hong Kong team, built on the e-mail tec...
IBM has bundled up a new mainframe platform designed for Linux instead of z/OS and is pitting it price-wise against x86 distributed computing – well, maybe more the big Itanium and Solaris multi-core systems used for large-scale consolidation. IBM is obviously hoping to attract a new n...
TM Forum announced the formation of an ecosystem of major industry players in the emerging cloud services sector. The centerpiece of this effort is the creation of the Enterprise Cloud Buyers Council (ECBC) whose goal is to understand the needs of the largest global cloud buyers and en...
IBM opened a new Hong Kong Cloud Computing Laboratory to support LotusLive cloud services. With more than 18 million client seats in its first year, IBM has established an elite team of experts to meet the demand of cloud-based collaboration services. The news marks IBM's tenth cloud c...
IBM announced the launch of the 'IBM Business Park,' a green data center integrated within Korea's existing Kyobo Data Center in Songdo International City, Incheon. The addition of IBM Business Park is part of the Korean government's goal to build Incheon into an international economi...