IBM Alliances Shaking Up Industry, Promise New Generation Products for Users

Bert Latamore | August 13th

At IBM Edge in June, when Ambuj Goyal spoke about how IBM had to be an open systems company "because today no one company can do anything" I, and I think most listeners,

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IBM, Google Teaming to Reshape IT Industry

Bert Latamore | August 12th

The following is an interview with Arvind Krishna, Ph.D., GM, development & manufacturing, IBM Systems & Technology Group on last Monday’s announcement by IBM of the OpenPOWER Consortium, which initially includes high-end

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IBM Forms Alliance with Google, Mellanox, NVIDIA, and Tyan to Boost Chip Unit #OpenPower

Saroj Kar | August 7th

With the name of OpenPower Consortium, several leading companies in the technology sector have created an alliance to develop IBM chips for data centers in the cloud. The coalition includes IBM, Google and Nvidia, as well...»

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IBM/Google Alliance Forebodes Major Industry Shift #OpenPower

Bert Latamore | August 6th

IBM today announced its second major alliance in two weeks, this time with Google and three high-performance computing (HPC) vendors, to create the OpenPOWER Consortium, the first time IBM has offered to license

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Progress Announces IAAS-Agnostic Progress Pacific PaaS Built on Rollbase

Bert Latamore | August 6th

With Kyp Martin, Dev/Ops Section Editor

Progress Software Corporation today announced new data connectivity and application capabilities for its Progress Pacific Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) application. The new Progress DataDirect Cloud data connectivity service enables applications

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IBM Announces New Flex Systems for Cloud Including Double-Density Server

Bert Latamore | August 6th

IBM today has announced several major additions to its Flex System portfolio designed to support private and public cloud environments both for end-users and MSPs creating their own SaaS and IaaS services for their

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IBM Brings Mainframe to the Midrange with zEnterprise BC12 Announcement

Bert Latamore | July 31st

With more than 200 new Enterprise clients running on the System z mainframes three years after its 2Q10 introduction, IBM has shown that mainframe systems are not going anywhere soon. Now it is bringing...»

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CIOs Need to Eliminate Baggage, Focus on Business Needs

Bert Latamore | July 31st

Three major trends emerged from the annual MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality (CDOIQ) Symposium in mid-July, writes Wikibon Analyst, Consultant, and former CIO Scott Lowe in "CIOs Need to Understand Three Critical...»

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IBM, Pivotal Announce Alliance on Cloud Foundry #IBMPivotal

Bert Latamore | July 24th

IBM and EMC spin-off Pivotal this morning announced an alliance to develop the Cloud Foundry platform and open source project. They also announced that they will collaborate on the technology that enables programming languages or...»

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IT Technology Revolution: Will Your Company Survive

Bert Latamore | July 23rd

In the first part of this analysis (IT Faces Revolutionary Change, Who Will Survive) I outlined the massive impact of a series of technology-driven forces transforming the IT industry. These include Open Source,

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