Following the Pivotal’s announcement in February that Cloud Foundry would be spun out of the company, the project’s open governance model under the non-profit Cloud Foundry Foundation has been formally established.
IBM has aggressively expanded its cloud platform with the addition of twelve datacentres across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe. The move will see the IT giant partner with Equinix for nine of those datacentres.
Korean software vendor Hancom has selected IBM’s cloud platform in a bid to expand the reach of its software as a service-based office suite in Europe.
IBM and Apple have delivered the first batch of enterprise-focused iOS apps, co-developed and supported by Bluemix and IBM’s cloud infrastructure, making good on a deal the two companies – once bitter rivals – struck this summer.
IBM has boosted its patent portfolio by scoring two patents – one detailing a technique to speed up how data is processed and analysed in real-time data streams, the other relating to how analytics can be used to automatically shift workloads to lowest-cost cloud services within and between cloud datacentres
Cisco and IBM are teaming up to offer integrated server solutions that combine Cisco’s UCS technology with IBM’s Storwize storage system. The VersaStack deal is Cisco’s first big integrated infrastructure announcement since its divestment from VCE in October.
Docker and IBM have announced a partnership that will see IBM provide a Docker-based container service through Bluemix, the company’s platform as a service offering.
Communications and marketing services group WPP is expanding its partnership with IBM, signing a $1.25bn seven-year deal that will see the tech giant help WPP expand its use of big data and cloud-based collaboration services.
HP reported continued revenue declines this week, with fiscal 2014 net revenue falling 1 per cent to $111.5bn, despite marginal gains in networking and personal computing. Total revenue was down 4 per cent.
IBM is expanding its mobile services portfolio to include mobile application and infrastructure analytics and application virtualisation for mobile platforms. The company said the new services will help accelerate enterprises’ investments in mobile platforms.