ANZ signs AU$450 million, five-year strategic partnership with IBM

ANZ, one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading banks, has signed a five-year, AU$450 million strategic agreement with IBM. This partnership will provide ANZ with increased capability to drive productivity and innovation across the Group, as well as improving its capacity to deal with the rapidly growing number of customers and transactions across the bank’s branch, digital and mobile channels and support ANZ’s regional expansion. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 31 August 2015 | 6:01 am

IBM and GENCI Team to Drive Supercomputing Closer to Exascale

IBM and GENCI, the high performance computing agency in France, today announced a collaboration aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing – the ability of a computing system to perform at least one exaflop, or a billion billion calculations, in one second. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 27 August 2015 | 8:01 pm

IBM Expands Storage Software to Help Companies Meet Hybrid Cloud Requirements

IBM today announced that it is adding new cloud features to two IBM Spectrum Storage offerings as part of the company’s investment in software defined storage. Over the last six months, more than 1,000 new clients have chosen products from the IBM Spectrum Storage portfolio for their data storage needs. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 25 August 2015 | 8:31 pm

IBM Extends Open Cloud Initiatives by Bringing Blue Box Cloud to Its Global Network of Data Centers

IBM’s Blue Box Cloud, powered by OpenStack, is now available in any of IBM’s globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 25 August 2015 | 8:04 pm

New IBM Cloud Services Give Developers More Flexibility to Integrate Java-based Resources into Bluemix

IBM is announcing general availability and improvements to a set of services for IBM’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Bluemix, that enable developers to more seamlessly integrate Java-based resources into their cloud-based applications. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 20 August 2015 | 9:59 pm

IBM Unveils Linux-Only Mainframe; Builds on Linux Success

IBM today announced a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities to provide clients with the most secure , highest performance capabilities for an era where mainframes increasingly anchor corporate analytics and hybrid clouds. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 16 August 2015 | 8:01 pm

New IBM Cloud Tools Accelerate Developer Use of Streaming Analytics and Data Warehouse Services on Bluemix

IBM is unveiling a new set of services for IBM’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Bluemix, that enable developers to quickly infuse new analytics capabilities into cloud-based applications. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 13 August 2015 | 1:35 am

IBM Achieves U.S. Government’s First FedRAMP Mobile Authorization

IBM announced today that its cloud-based MaaS360 platform is the first Enterprise Mobility Management solution to receive a Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Joint Authorization Board (JAB). MaaS360 is used by more than 50 federal organizations, including the General Services Administration, the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Interior to securely enable their mobile technology, and can now be used across all agencies with this new certification. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 12 August 2015 | 8:31 pm

Edge Up Sports Drafts IBM Watson to Help Build a Championship Fantasy Football Team

Edge Up Sports and IBM today announced the company has become an IBM Watson Ecosystem Partner and is developing an app powered by Watson to help fantasy football team owners manage their team’s performance in an optimal way for their league. The announcement was made as part of Edge Up Sports launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35 thousand for continued product development, giving contributors early access to the app and a role in shaping the product. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 11 August 2015 | 11:07 pm

Tienda Diabetes' Farmacia Online, Mexico's First Online Pharmacy, Tackles Fight Against Diabetes with IBM Commerce

IBM today announced its collaboration with Tienda Diabetes, a leading Mexican healthcare provider, to provide diabetes patients with affordable same-day delivery options for medicines, treatments and personalized care with the launch of Farmacia Online, the first-ever specialized online drugstore in Mexico. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Posted by on 11 August 2015 | 9:02 pm