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IBM Leverages OpenStack for Hybrid Workloads

IBM Leverages OpenStack for Hybrid Workloads

IBM said during this week’s OpenStack Summit it would shift those open-source services to its SoftLayer public ...

Intel Looks to Secure Containers

Intel Looks to Secure Containers

The world’s largest chipmaker is entering the application container fray this week with the introduction of Intel ...

OpenStack Gets Bare-Metal, Storage Support

OpenStack Gets Bare-Metal, Storage Support

The OpenStack Summit in Vancouver kicking off this week will showcase a host a growing list of ...

Cloud, Big Data Take Center Stage at Enterprise HPC

Cloud, Big Data Take Center Stage at Enterprise HPC

Their work environments spanned industries from aerospace and defense to pharmaceuticals, retail, and government, but Enterprise HPC ...

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May 21, 2015(0)
IBM said during this week’s OpenStack Summit it would shift those open-source services to its SoftLayer public cloud infrastructure, allowing customers to move OpenStack workloads across hybrid clouds. IBM said its OpenStack Cloud Services would allow developers to launch applications on-premises as well as on public clouds hosted on SoftLayer platforms. Those applications would be scalable on the public ... Full article
May 21, 2015(0)
Cloud hopping is becoming the new norm in the enterprise market. As IT spending continues to grow, enterprise buyers shop around for turnkey solutions that satisfy their needs for file sharing and storage. As the competition between cloud providers stiffens, enterprise buyers are capitalizing on the power of choice. For some, a shiny new feature or a more attractive price ...
May 19, 2015(0)
The world’s largest chipmaker is entering the application container fray this week with the introduction of Intel Clear Containers, an outgrowth of its lightweight Linux operating system development effort that is fine-tuned to the Intel processor architecture. Imad Sousou, vice president of Intel’s Software and Services Group as well as general manager of Intel’s Open Source Technology Center, described ...
May 18, 2015(0)
The OpenStack Summit in Vancouver kicking off this week will showcase a host a growing list of initiatives aimed at extending cloud services capabilities based on the open-source cloud operating system platform. First out of the box is the Internet infrastructure services provider Internap Corp., which on Monday (May 18) unveiled a new bare-metal service running on the OpenStack ...
May 15, 2015(0)
Their work environments spanned industries from aerospace and defense to pharmaceuticals, retail, and government, but Enterprise HPC attendees have many challenges, opportunities, and concerns in common. Often working far removed from IT oversight or expertise, HPC implementations typically fall under the jurisdiction of business users, be they engineers, scientists, or researchers, according to many executives. Some organizations do include HPC ...
May 14, 2015(0)
Data breaches focused primarily on “traditional computing devices” rather than emerging connected devices are expected to increase the cost of cyber crime to an estimated $2.1 trillion by 2019, according to a new study of enterprise threats and mitigation strategies. The report released this week by Juniper Research found that “the majority of these breaches will come from ...
May 13, 2015(0)
To further promote corporate adoption of public cloud, Bracket Computing this week added to its software-based Bracket Computing cells architecture a security suite whose controls never leave enterprise customers’ hands. Public cloud adoption is expected to soar, reaching $191 billion in 2020 from $58 billion in 2013, according to Forrester. In many cases business departments continue to propel these deployments, often ...
May 12, 2015(0)
Fleshing out it hybrid cloud strategy, IBM rolled out a batch of servers, storage software and other services during a company event this week that target the growing number of customers integrating existing systems with big data and other new cloud workloads. A trio of new servers targeting hybrid workloads includes IBM Power System E850 and E880 that stress ...
May 4, 2015(0)
An application container specification that defines how to build and run pre-packaged apps has gained some big-name backing as an ecosystem emerges to “secure the backend of the Internet,” roll out distributed systems and bring web-like scaling to the enterprise. CoreOS, which is staging a community event this week to promote distributed systems and the applications containers that will ...
April 29, 2015(0)
Cloud computing is increasingly being used for intelligence-gathering and “threat analysis” as government vendors like Amazon Web Services join forces with analytics outfits that are meshing cognitive computing and other forms of data analysis with cloud computing horsepower. Among the initial platforms for much of this intelligence activity is the AWS “GovCloud,” which went live last year. It includes ...
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