The cloud move means that hardware vendors will have to sell servers, routers and storage systems to fewer players.
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Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
IBM has detailed new marching orders for the Watson Analytics cognitive computing platform – helping doctors uncover the patterns that cause disease.
The virtualisation specialist is to make its vCloud Air platform available from a datacentre in Germany, introduce new database and object storage services, and roll out the ability to pay per minute for infrastructure.
Cisco is setting up an $80m commercial cloud joint venture with Chinese hardware manufacturer TCL Corp, following other US tech giant’s move in cloud computing services in China.
HP said the incentive is designed to give smaller businesses the ability to adopt server virtualization for less cost and physical footprint than dedicated storage hardware.
The deal brings AT&T's NetBond service to IBM's SoftLayer cloud platform to bolster security and performance in hybrid cloud environments.
In the red hot cloud computing market, major players such as Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM and VMware now offer their own distribution of OpenStack. Meanwhile, Piston Cloud is playing its security, management and installation as differentiators. Will it work?
Infinidat is focused squarely on the high-end enterprise storage market. Against the likes of EMC, NetApp and IBM how can they possibly succeed? Building a better product is a great start.
Database auditing is an integral part of every organization’s compliance protocol, but the built-in auditing tools that come with your database exact a heavy toll on hardware, software, storage, and human resource costs.
Organizations are seeking ways to reduce their storage costs while also improving performance, reliability and manageability. Atlantis Computing believes that its USX addresses these requirements for virtual applications.
IBM is working with retailers to get the company's cognitive computing system Watson to help customers decide what to wear.
"I'm not an expert on software-defined storage or the intricacies of cloud computing," Clinton quipped.
At an event in New York, IBM will highlight Watson's latest abilities, which include using cognitive computing to aid the research and development discovery process.
Big Blue says the neurosynaptic computer chip will open new computing possibilities for cloud, mobile and distributed sensor applications.
The Polish levy paid on blank storage media to compensate rightsholders for piracy should be added to even more hardware, according to the country's composers and writers.
IBM and Apple have combined forces to bring you the next phase of computing: Personalized Computing Intelligence. This is, of course, speculation on my part, but it makes more sense than anything else I've read on the subject.
Like previous quarters, hardware remains a sore spot for IBM. However, the company delivered better than expected earnings and sales in the second quarter.
Dell's new products illustrate how hardware vendors are all rallying around converged systems as well as storage gear that increasingly incorporates solid state storage.
Pure has organically grown a global IP portfolio of close to 150 patents and pending applications. The IBM deal brings Pure's patent total to 300.
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