SAP, the popular German business software giant, is teaming up with IBM to join forces for the cloud. SAP is going to tap into IBM’s SoftLayer service to run the cloud-ready business applications. SAP will allow its customers to run the HANA Enterprise cloud on IBM’s SoftLayer service.
The great American philosopher, Mark Twain, said, “There’s gold in them thar hills”, and he was right as far as the hills of Georgia are concerned. Similarly, the most small, mid and large sized companies have realized a long time ago that data mining and business analytics can uncover gold hidden in both their own and publicly available data. The challenge is to sort out the enormous amount of data.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced at IBC 2014 that Aspera, an IBM company has expanded its unique software platform for moving Big Data and media with new capabilities that allow media enterprises to efficiently transfer, synchronize and stream content of any type, resolution and size across distributed cloud and on premises systems, even at global distances.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that through SoftLayer it will offer its customers bare metal servers powered by Intel Cloud Technology that provides monitoring and security down to the microchip level.
We’ve been hearing a great deal about the power of Big Data over the last couple of years. The term “big data” has gone mainstream, attracting coffee table books, multiple industry landscapes, consumer applications, and large amounts of investment. But big data has taken on a new lease of life in the last five years, so many companies finding new ways to analyse data.
IBM recently announced it will use resources from its global innovation centers to develop and deliver new Big Data and cloud computing software applications for clients using Linux on IBM Power Systems servers.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) 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.
To help customers quickly transition to the cloud with minimal disruptions to their data center environments, both the global technology companies CSC and IBM have enhanced their existing alliance with new ways to help global customers accelerate their transition to the cloud.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced it has acquired CrossIdeas, a privately held provider of security software that governs user access to applications and data across on-premise and cloud environments. Financial terms were not disclosed.
In order to solve advanced computation problems, IBM is expanding its high performance computing (HPC), as part of technical computing, and making it more accessible through the cloud for clients grappling with big data and other computationally intensive activities. In recent years, the cloud environment has played a major role in running High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications computationally intensive and data intensive in nature.