IBM Taps Global Network of Innovation Centers to Fuel Linux on Power Systems for Big Data and Cloud Computing

At the LinuxCon North America conference today, IBM announced it is tapping into its global network of over 50 IBM Innovation Centers and IBM Client Centers to help IBM Business Partners, IT professionals, academics, and entrepreneurs develop and deliver new Big Data and cloud computing software applications for clients using Linux on IBM Power Systems servers. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 9:31 pm

China Telecom, IBM Team to Deliver Cloud Computing to the Chinese Market

China Telecom Corporation Limited and IBM today announced that they have entered into a three-year agreement to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) implement secure, cost-effective and scalable SAP cloud-based applications. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 8:00 pm

DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science

IBM today announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than 20 gigabyte per second of data at peak performance and help scientists worldwide gain faster insights into the atomic structure of novel semiconductors, catalysts, biological cells and other samples. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 9:01 pm

Westpac NZ Selects IBM to Support Transformation to NZ's Leading Digital Bank

IBM today announced that Westpac New Zealand, part of one of the world’s largest financial services institutions, has selected IBM’s private cloud technology to support its goal to be New Zealand’s leading digital bank. The new five year agreement is part of an extensive services and technology contract which includes Westpac migrating some of its business critical IT systems into IBM’s state-of-the-art Auckland data centre, enabling enhanced customer service. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 8:13 pm

Ujjivan Financial Services Adopts IBM Infrastructure Managed Services and Cloud for Business Continuity and Enhanced Customer Service

IBM today announced that Ujjivan Financial Services, a leading microfinance company in India, has selected IBM’s private cloud resilience services to ensure continuous business operations for its clients’ critical financial transactions. Under the terms of the agreement, IBM’s private cloud will help create a dedicated and robust infrastructure for its primary setup. The cloud based Virtualized Server Recovery (VSR) solution will provide the company with a fully managed, around-the-clock solution designed to support application continuity, reduce business expenses and data loss. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 8:10 pm

Veda Partners with IBM and Prepares for Next Phase of Growth

IBM today announced it has signed a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with Veda (ASX: VED), a leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement extends Veda's existing strategic outsourcing relationship with IBM, which continues to provide Veda with a highly reliable and resilient infrastructure, and now includes cloud services. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 8:08 pm

IBM Issues Statement on U.S. Government Regulatory Approval of x86-Based Server Divestiture to Lenovo

IBM today is pleased to announce it has received notice from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) of the successful conclusion of the committee’s review of the divestiture of its x86-based server business to Lenovo. The clearance by CFIUS of this transaction is good news for both IBM and Lenovo, and for our customers and employees. The parties now look forward to closing the transaction. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 15 August 2014 | 3:10 am

Florida Polytechnic University, Flagship Solutions Group and IBM Announce Supercomputing Center

Florida Polytechnic University, Flagship Solutions Group, and IBM today announced a new supercomputing center at the University composed of IBM high performance systems, software and cloud-based storage, to help educate students in emerging technology fields. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 12 August 2014 | 8:01 pm

IBM Opens First SoftLayer Data Center in Canada

IBM today announced the opening of a new SoftLayer data center in Toronto to meet the growing demand for hybrid cloud solutions that encompass open integration, data control and unique industry expertise. The data center follows recent launches in London and Hong Kong, and is part of IBM Cloud’s broader $1.2 billion investment aimed at extending its cloud services capabilities in Canada and throughout the world. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 11 August 2014 | 9:55 pm

IBM Acquires Cloud Security Services Provider Lighthouse Security Group

IBM today announced it has acquired the business operations of Lighthouse Security Group, LLC, a premier cloud security services provider. Lighthouse Security Group’s Gateway platform protects identity and data in an increasingly complex IT environment where more company information is being stored in the cloud and accessed from mobile devices. Lighthouse Security Group is a subsidiary of long-time IBM Business Partner Lighthouse Computer Services, Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 11 August 2014 | 7:31 am