IBM has appointed Karan Bajwa as Managing Director of IBM India Pvt. Ltd, succeeding Vanitha Narayana who is appointed as Chairman of IBM India Pvt. Ltd. These leadership announcements further demonstrate IBM’s commitment in the region.
Karan joined IBM in 2016 as Executive for Strategy and Transformation in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to this he was the Managing Director, Microsoft India where, besides leading the India business for the company, he also the led the Cloud Transition and the Ecosystem engagement. Prior to that, he has served in various roles in Microsoft and Cisco. Karan is not new to IBM, having worked for five years leading IBM’s networking business and based in Singapore from 2001 – 2005…Read More
To 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, VMware…For More Details
IBM 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 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
To 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(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