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IBM inks strategic pact with VMware

Robert-LeBlanc-Senior-Vice-President-IBM-Cloud-300x300To facilitate enterprises to take better advantage of Cloud, IBM and VMware have inked a strategic partnership. This partnership will help customers to extend their existing workloads, as they are, from their on-premises software-defined data center to the cloud.

“This partnership, an extension of our 14-year plus relationship with IBM, demonstrates a shared vision that will help enterprise customers more quickly and easily embrace the hybrid cloud. Our customers will be able to efficiently and securely deploy their proven software-defined solutions with sophisticated workload automation to take advantage of the flexibility and cost effectiveness of IBM Cloud,” said Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer, VMwareFor More Details


IBM launches New Mainframe with advanced security features

Tom-Rosamilia-Senior-Vice-President-IBM-Systems-150x150@2xIBM has unveiled a new mainframe, bringing the security of data encryption without slowing down system performance to mid-sized organizations. The new system, IBM z13s, is enabled and optimized for hybrid cloud environments and can help secure critical information and transactions better than before…Show full article


IBM builds Bluemix-powered Innovation Lab along with Infosys to develop app solutions

ibm-logo-new-300x300IBM and Infosys have announced a collaboration in which Infosys will tap Bluemix, IBM’s Cloud platform to rapidly prototype, develop and deploy the next generation of Cloud apps for its global client base.

The collaboration includes the launch of Bluemix-powered Innovation Lab for co-creation of apps with clients; training of Infosys developers on Bluemix and cloud app development skills; as well as Infosys’ adoption of Bluemix dedicated to leverage its vast library of cognitive computing and analytics solutions and other services to build client…Read more

IBM acquires StrongLoop to strengthen Cloud Portfolio

Marie-Wieck-General-Manager-Middleware-IBM-Systems-300x300To strengthen its cloud portfolio, IBM has announced the acquisition of StrongLoop, a provider of popular application development software.The acquisition will help developers connect enterprise applications to mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and web applications in the cloud.

As data becomes increasingly critical in cloud environments, developers are using APIs to create protocols and routines that specify how one application can interact with another application. For example, developers can create new information assets by combining data and services shared by other organizations, ranging from start-ups to global enterprises, to deliver new innovation and business value.

IBM intends to integrate Node.js capabilities from StrongLoop with its software portfolio, which already includes MobileFirst and WebSphere, to help clients better use enterprise data and conduct transactions whether in the cloud or on-premises…Read more

IBM and Facebook together to provide customized marketing capabilities


Facebook and IBM Commerce have come together to provide the brands with tailored marketing capabilities that reach the right people at the right time with the right message.

IBM’s marketing cloud clients can now utilize Facebook’s powerful ad capabilities such as Custom Audiences, along with IBM’s deep analytics and design features, to create meaningful experiences for their customers across applications, devices and time. Using IBM’s new Journey Designer, brands can create personalized customer experiences across all engagement touch points and then use Journey Analytics to gain an understanding, at an aggregate level, of how customers responded.

“Our partnership with IBM will help top brands achieve personalization at scale by using IBM’s marketing cloud to find and engage their target audiences on Facebook, as well as solve their vexing challenges by consulting with IBM Commerce THINKLab. We will also be working closely with IBM Commerce THINKLab to help deliver people-based marketing that’s optimized to achieve each brand’s business goals,” said Blake Chandlee, Vice-President of Partnerships, Facebook…See more

IBM launches Software-defined Storage Products

IBM launches Software-defined Storage Products 

IBM(NYSE:IBM) has unveiled a portfolio of software-defined storage products that deliver improved economics. At the same time, they enable organizations to access and process any type of data, on any type of storage device, anywhere in the world.One technology in the portfolio, codenamed “Elastic Storage”, offers unprecedented performance, infinite scale, and is capable of reducing storage costs up to 90 per cent by automatically moving data onto the most economical storage device.

This technology allows enterprises to exploit – not just manage – the exploding growth of data in a variety of forms generated by countless devices, sensors, business processes, and social networks. The new storage software is ideally suited for the most data-intensive applications, which require high-speed access to massive volumes of information – from seismic data processing, risk management and financial analysis, weather modelling, and scientific research, to determining the next best action in real-time retail situations.

“Digital information is growing at such a rapid rate and in such dramatic volumes that traditional storage systems used to house and manage it will eventually run out of runway. Our technology offers the advances in speed, scalability and cost savings that clients require to operate in a world where data is the basis of competitive advantage,” said Sandeep Dutta, Associate Director – IBM Storage Systems, India/South Asia.

Software-defined storage is a set of software capabilities that automatically manage data locally and globally, providing breakthrough speed in data access, easier administration and the ability to scale technology infrastructures quickly and more cost-effectively as data volumes expand…….See More

Wipro Consulting Services joins MCA


Wipro Consulting Services joins MCA

Wipro(NYSE:WIT) has made an announced that the company’s consulting business has been invited to become a member of theManagement Consultancies Association (MCA)

MCA is a representative body for management consultancy firms in the UK. The UK consulting industry is amongst the best in the world and a vital part of the business landscape and MCA’s mission is to promote the value of management consultancy for the economy and society as a whole. Its members comprise around 65 per cent of the UK consulting industry and it upholds extremely stringent entry criteria for membership.

Alexis Samuel, Vice-President & Global Managing Partner, Wipro Consulting Services, Wipro Ltd, said, “MCA is an advocate of high standards and best-in-class service in the management consulting industry, and we are delighted to be invited to join as its member. This validates our leadership position in business technology transformation and recognizes the credibility of our services. It also provides us with an opportunity to play a more active role in shaping the future of the industry.”

Alan Leaman, Chief Executive, MCA, said, “We are delighted that Wipro Consulting Services has joined MCA. Their global footprint, operational expertise and standing in the market will be a huge asset to the Association. Their membership is a signal of growing confidence in the UK consulting industry and support for the MCA as its representative organization.”….See More