IBM has unveiled its new SmartCloud software suite for private, public or hybrid cloud environments.
Together, these new solutions are designed for the development and management of clouds. The difference, IBM assures, with these offerings is that the SmartCloud suite promises more control with less risk than comparable options provided by competitors.
Here's a glance at some of IBM's latest cloud products:
An added advertised bonus to SmartCloud is its speed, with IBM promising that new services can be deployed in minutes rather than hours.
For example, Martijn Van Zoeren, CEO of one of IBM's customers, Dutch Cloud, explained in prepared remarks that while it used to take approximately an hour to provision an extra 200 virtual machines for a client, now the same job can be done in five minutes.