Business Cloud News

IBM augments Watson with new cognitive business consulting arm


Enterprise tech giant IBM has announced the creation of IBM Cognitive Business Solutions, a consulting practice designed to help businesses get into the cognitive computing game.

Capgemini recruits Microsoft Azure in cloud service expansion push


Capgemini has added Microsoft to its cloud services programme as it seeks to give a broader range of cloud services to more clients. Microsoft is the first in a number of vendors that CapGemini is seeking to add to its cloud service portfolio, it said.

iomart buys cloud consultancy SystemsUp for £12.5

iomart is buying IT consultancy SystemsUp for an estimate £12.5m

UK cloud service provider iomart announced it has entered into a deal to acquire IT consultancy SystemsUp, which specialises in designing and delivering cloud solutions, for up to £12.5m.

PwC, Rosslyn partner on cloudy big data

PwC is teaming up with Rosslyn to help bring analytics-based insights to clients

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) announced a partnership with Rosslyn Analytics that will see the two firms jointly develop and offer cloud-based big data services to clients.

Software AG migrates cloud portfolio to AWS

Software AG plans to deploy its software portfolio on the AWS platform and offer cloud migration services to enterprises

Software AG is moving forward with plans to offer cloud migration services to enterprise clients in a move that will see the company deploy its cloud software portfolio onto Amazon Web Services infrastructure.

Red Hat, Wipro partner to target DevOps, OpenStack users

Red Hat and Wipro are jointly targeting DevOps and OpenStack customers

Red Hat and global outsourcing and consulting firm Wipro have announced a partnership that will see the two companies jointly target customers with DevOps and OpenStack-based services.

Birst and Carve partner on BI for verticals

Birst and Carve are partnering to create end-to-end BI and big data solutions better tailored to nuances particular to various industry verticals

Cloud-based business intelligence software provider Birst and Danish management consultancy firm Carve announced a partnership Thursday that will see both companies jointly develop “end-to-end,” vertically-specific BI solutions.

Box bolsters new features, partnerships, and enters the consulting business

Box has added new features to its share and sync offering, launched a new partnership programme and Box Consulting

Share and sync provider Box announced a series of product updates and new partnerships Wednesday in a bid to bolster its offerings in the enterprise world, particularly those with significant governance requirements. The company is also launching a professional services team, Box Consulting, to help enterprise customers manage the complexities of adoption and integration.