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IBM acquires storage vendor Cleversafe in hybrid cloud play


Enterprise IT giant IBM has announced it will be acquiring object-based storage software and appliances vendor Cleversafe to boost its storage and hybrid cloud offering.

IBM Bluemix Local promises developers quick fix on hybrid cloud app building


IBM has launched a new hybrid cloud system that could make application building a lot quicker for enterprises – without compromising security.

Box tightens security for enterprise cloud offering with IBM integration


Box has announced new developments in its security, governance and infrastructure management offerings at its annual BoxWorks conference.

IBM opens San Francisco office for Watson developer cloud


IBM has opened a new office in San Francisco to channel further growth in its supercomputing business as it claims 77,000 developers across the world are using its Watson Developer Cloud to pilot, test and deploy new business ideas.

IBM launches Cloud Security Enforcer to counter employee data leakage failures

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IBM has created a Cloud Security Enforcer service to give companies a more commanding view of all third-party cloud apps used by their employees and new powers to secure them. The Enforcer aims to give companies more control over granting access to corporate data and applications.

Public cloud generating $22 billion a quarter for IT Companies


Public cloud computing generated over $22 billion in revenues for IT companies in the second financial quarter of 2015, according to a study by Synergy Research Group.

New IBM cloud service could help car makers to internet things and cut emissions


IBM has launched a cloud service that aims to harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) so that car makers can cut the costs of production, ownership and pollution.

IBM Watson health launches to new cloud services to speed research

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IBM has launched two new cloud services and a range of initiatives which aim to eliminate the worst bottlenecks of clinical research in the health sector.

IBM launches cloud-based Internet of Things service for electronic industry

IBM has launched the first in a series of cloud-based, industry-specific services for the Internet of Things (IoT), with an offering for the electronics industry.

IBM signs cloud development agreement with ANZ bank

Financial services companies are warming to cloud services

ANZ has signed a five-year, A$450 million (£208 million) strategic agreement with IBM, the centrepiece of which is the establishment of a cloud-based Innovation Lab based on IBM’s Bluemix cloud development platform-as-a-service, reports Banking Technology.