IBM has just acquired UrbanCode to strengthen its base in mobile, social, big data, cloud applications. The company is buying Cleveland, Ohio based company UrbanCode Inc. in a deal that financial details have not been revealed.
Will solid state storage be dead in the near future? From the way things are moving it sure looks like the day is not far off. IBM has just announced its intention of pumping in US $1 billion in Research and Development (R&D) of integrating Flash into its servers, storage systems and middleware.
IBM is the newest player to join open cloud architecture bandwagon. The tech industry giant announced a completely open architecture for its cloud software and services.The company is doing this so that customers can take advantage of opportunities associated with cloud computing, interconnected data, such as mobile computing and business analytics.
IBM has decided to throw its hat in the ring and join in what it has dubbed as the second mobile revolution in the world by launching a product that offers end-to-end mobile solutions called MobileFirst. It has described this as the most significant strategic move since the introduction of the ThinkPad.
Is your IT department capable of getting more from big data? Are you able to leverage cloud-computing benefits from your existing IT infrastructure? How safe is your critical data? Is your storage system sufficient to address growing data requirements? It seems that IBM is set to deliver immediate and relevant answers to these questions.
Big data technology and services is big business, and may end up to be a US $17 billion by 2015, from the present US $3.2 billion. Enterprises the world over have started requiring data crunching across applications and services at more faster speeds than before. Keeping all this in mind, IBM has announced additions to its PureSystems family of integrated systems to enable organisations to quickly adopt and deploy big data and cloud computing solutions.
IBM announced new software and cloud-based services to help enterprise leaders to adopt social business technology as a tool to advance their organisations’ interests. The new services will help business leaders like chief marketing officers and chief human resource development officers to integrate IBM's industry-leading social networking and analytics technologies into their business processes to empower their workforce and transform client experiences.
IBM has announced that its Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud called IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ (SCE+) will be available globally across five continents to enable potential clients to leverage on the economic advantages of cloud computing.
While this year has seen tremendous growth in world of enterprises with infinite variety next few years poses a challenge to control and govern the volumes of data specifically where regulation of data takes utmost priority. IBM is gearing up to that challenge and has acquired StoredIQ, an application that allows companies to identify, analyze, and act on dynamic data to meet their eDiscovery, information governance, and data management requirements.
The nanophotonics, the study of behaviour of light at a nanometer scale and its use to resolve mysteries of big data is here. Thanks to the researchers at IBM, the tremendous year to big data is coming to an end with a bang with a new technology called CMOS Integrated Silicon Nanophotonics enabled for commercial use.