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IBM Verse sits in the grey area between email and collaboration

IBM Verse uses machine learning to help curate content and learn more about users' networks

IBM has unveiled a cloud-based email service that uses machine learning algorithms to help curate how users interact with messages and content.

Lufthansa taps IBM in €1bn outsourcing deal putting cloud, analytics front and centre

Lufthansa is enlisting IBM to help modernise the airline's IT strategy

Deutsche Lufthansa AG announced it has enlisted IBM in a seven-year outsourcing deal worth €1bn that will cover the management of the company’s datacentres and IT services. Lufthansa said the move will help bolster its use of cloud, mobile and analytics tools across the business.

US Department of Energy shells out $325m for OpenPower servers for big data modelling

The US Department of Energy is spending $325m to improve its HPC capacity

Two of the US Department of Energy’s leading research and development labs have bought about $325m worth of servers based on the OpenPower architecture to support the recently announced CORAL project, a collaboration between some of the largest publicly funded labs in the US.

IBM software to ease cross-border data flow in the cloud

IBM claims its invention will help enterprises implement evolving data protection rules more effectively

IBM has unveiled software to help enterprises apply regulatory rules that govern the flow of different kinds of data across global cloud platforms. The company claims the service will help enterprises enforce data privacy regulations within cloud environments, an issue becoming more prominent as we near implementation of the European Data Protection Act reforms.

IBM and Tencent partner target niche verticals with cloud services

Tencent Cloud and IBM sign a business cooperation memorandum to collaborate on providing public cloud with Software-as-a-Service solutions for industries and enterprises. Pictured L-R: Qiu Yuepeng, Corporate Vice President, Tencent, Taosang Tong, President of Social Network Group, Senior Executive Vice President of Tencent Group, Nancy Thomas, Managing Partner, IBM GCG GBS and David Cheng, General Manager, IBM South China Region. (Image courtesy of Tencent)

IBM and Chinese ISP Tencent have inked a deal that will see the two companies team up to jointly market cloud-based services for SMBs working in smart cities and healthcare among other verticals.

IBM unveils big data, analytics hybrid cloud offerings

IBM has unveiled a slew of data tools designed to improve confidence in big data

IBM has unveiled a number of cloud-based and on premise big data and analytics tools the company said will help ease application and data integration across multiple platforms and improve confidence in the quality of the data being used for analysis.

Mobile, cloud, big data platform helping to contain Ebola outbreak

A heat map showing the size and nature of Ebola-related activity as reported by citizens

IBM, working in conjunction with a number of organisations, is using a combination of mobile, cloud and analytics platforms to help Sierra Leone and Nigeria’s public health authorities contain Ebola outbreaks and help coordinate disaster relief efforts in the region.

IBM to bring SoftLayer to Paris

IBM is planning to open up a SoftLayer datacentre in Paris, the company's first in France

IBM is planning on opening a SoftLayer cloud datacentre in Paris, which the company said will complement nearby datacentres in London and Amsterdam.

IBM, Microsoft bring software, middleware to SoftLayer and Azure

Microsoft and IBM are enabling one another's software to work in SoftLayer and Azure

Microsoft and IBM have agreed to make one another’s software and middleware available on SoftLAyer and Azure, respectively. The company’s said the partnership will help ease customers’ adoption of hybrid cloud services.

German transport company taps IBM private cloud for SAP platform

SSB updated its infrastructure to keep up with growing data volumes

Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB), the principal public transportation organisation in the City of Stuttgart, Germany, has deployed IBM’s private cloud platform and flash storage in a bid to improve data access speeds and availability of its SAP ERP platform.

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