Category: Cloud Computing

IBM announces open source DBaaS on Power Systems

IBM has announced a new Database as a Service (DBaaS) toolkit for open source databases. It’s official name is Open Platform for DBaaS on IBM Power Systems. It will support several open source databases including MongoDB, EDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j and Apache Cassandra. Terri Virnig, VP, Power Ecosystem and Strategy at IBM said:…

Real time product updates delivers transformation at AS ONE

AS ONE is using the Oracle Cloud to disseminate its product information in real time. To do so it has created API’s leveraging the Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud. This means that catalogues are now updated immediately through the API’s rather than through a daily update. The challenge may seem trivial at first glance. However,…

MTM Tech launches AnywhereApp

At Citrix Synergy, MTM Technologies has launched AnywhereApp. It is a cloud-based workspace solution aimed at mid-market and small enterprises. Workspaces can be deployed on any infrastructure (on-premises, public, private or hybrid cloud). It will allow users to securely access their workspace on any device. According to Marcus Holloway, CEO, MTM: “AnywhereApp represents the industry’s…

SAP refocuses its Leonardo on digital innovation

For those who know, SAP Leonardo (Leonardo) was SAP’s brand for IoT. At Sapphire 2017 SAP has extended Leonardo to make IoT a part of the broader drive towards digital innovation. The concept is the combination of: Enablement of enterprises to innovate at scale. Enterprise business redefinition appropriate to a digital world. The key to…

IBM builds two new Quantum Computing processors

IBM has successfully built and tested two new universal quantum computing processors. The first one is aimed at developers, researchers and programmers. Many of these have been working with the APIs IBM released for the IBM Quantum Experience in March. They will now be able to move from testing their applications on a five quantum…

Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform to support IBM Power 

Nutanix has announced that it is to support IBM Power Systems with its Enterprise Cloud Platform. The announcement comes two weeks after Nutanix announced the same support for HPE ProLiant, a claim that had HPE raging that Nutanix was not a partner. In this case, however, both IBM and Nutanix have both come out with…

Equinix and Eastern Light to light up the Nordics

Global data centre provider Equinix has announced plans for a new international fiber optic cable route in Europe. It will be delivered by Eastern Light who specialise in building and selling long-haul dark fiber routes in the Nordic region. The plan is to allow customers to use their own equipment on the dark fiber. It…

Rackspace announces Application Operations service

Rackspace has announced the launch of Application Operations. Customers will get access to a range of services that are aimed at improving website performance along with Java and .Net applications. There will also be help tuning applications from Adobe, Oracle and SAP. According to Brannon Lacey, vice president and general manager of applications and platforms…

Cloud-based blockchain for enterprises

Cloud-based blockchain technology to secure, share and track data across decentralised infrastructures within enterprises sounds magical. Gospel Technology claims to have this with the launch of Gospel Cloud Version 1, based on a private, permissioned distributed ledger system. “We’re living in a new data culture where information is the most vital asset for a business.…