IBM now charges per terabyte for Spectrum Storage

IBM has announced it is simplifying the licensing model for Spectrum Storage. The company has said that the new models should offer predictable costs for the entire Spectrum line, including the Storage Suite.

Published on: January 27th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM acquires Ustream video streaming company, forms new cloud unit

IBM is now a video streaming company. The computing giant, which has become increasingly synonymous with its cognitive Watson property, has announced it has acquired video service provider Ustream to form a new Cloud Video Unit.

Published on: January 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

The flash storage challenge

Living in Silicon Valley it is very hard to remind myself that everyone doesn’t live on three – five devices constantly…24x7, 365 days of the year. It’s so cool!  It’s such a great

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Max Spindle

IBM brandishes big-name partners for Watson at CES

IBM Watson's ecosystem is growing, and the current tally sits at 500 partners and 80,000 developers, Big Blue has revealed. At her keynote this week at CES, IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty discussed the

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

New details emerge in Informatique EBR corruption schemes amidst wide-scale inquiry

Quebec’s anti-corruption squad, UPAC, suspects that the IT director of the province's Ministry of Public Safety, Abdelaziz Younsi, had traveled with Mohamed El-Khayat, co-founder of Informatique EBR, prior to the latter receiving a computer

Published on: December 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM expands Green Horizons program to help cities curb pollution

IBM today announced that it is expanding its Green Horizons initiative to help address climate change. The company had been collaborating with the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau (BEPB) to create detailed air quality

Published on: December 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM unveils security analytics app platform

It’s been a while since we heard IBM and security mentioned in the same breath, but Big Blue is hoping to change that. IBM Security has unveiled QRadar, a new security analytics platform

Published on: December 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

New IBM Watson app tries to take the guessing out of gifting

IBM wants Watson to be omnipresent, and now it's coming after your holiday gifts. Well, sort of. IBM has launched what is arguably the analytics service's most consumer-oriented application yet, in the form of, yes,

Published on: November 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Lenovo goes from pocket to the data centre

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Lost in all the marketplace action from HP’s split and Dell’s massive acquisition of EMC is main rival Lenovo. Lenovo went through their big push in 2014 with the acquisition

Published on: November 18th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet Cloud Marketplace launches with IBM cloud and AWS

Distributor Avnet has announced that IBM's cloud platforms and AWS-powered solutions will be among the first offerings to be available through its newly launched Cloud Marketplace. Under the agreement, SoftLayer and IBM Bluemix will

Published on: November 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM buys up the Weather Company, forecasts more cloud for Watson

In a surprise move, IBM has announced it would be acquiring the Weather Company's B2B mobile and cloud-based web properties. These include WSI, weather.com, Weather Underground and the Weather Company brand, which make up

Published on: October 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Another Top 100 solution provider gets acquired

Solution provider Silanis is to be acquired by e-signature and authentication firm Vasco Data Security. The deal, worth US$85 million ($110 Million in Canadian dollars), will enable Silanis to expand its international footprint,

Published on: October 19th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

IBM launches Cognitive Business Solutions, talks new era of technology

It looks like IBM Watson was just the beginning. Big Blue today announced it is launching Cognitive Business Solutions, the next step in its analytics offerings that relies on the company's AI solution, replacing its

Published on: October 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

VMware target workloads with new SDN solutions

VMware, Inc. has made available the Integrated OpenStack 2, Site Recovery Manager 6.1, Virtual SAN 6.1, vRealize Log Insight 3, vRealize Operations 6.1 and vSphere APIs for IO Filtering as part of the

Published on: September 14th, 2015 CDN Staff