Tags: IBM

GS1 blockchain standards

GS1, IBM and Microsoft have announced a collaboration to leverage GS1 Standards in enterprise blockchain applications for supply chain clients. GS1 is a not-for-profit organisation with member organisations in 112 countries, 1.5 million user companies and claims 5 billion transactions conforming to a common language that supports systems and processes. It provides global standards for…

ZF, UBS and IBM combine in Car eWallet

ZF, UBS and IBM  are jointly to develop the Car eWallet open automotive transaction platform for mobility services. This will use  blockchain technology. To its founders, Car eWallet has the potential to change radically the way manufacturers, suppliers and service providers process digital transactions. The objective is to simplify the use of vehicle services. Equipped…

Giving military veterans a cyber future

IBM, the Corsham Institute and Salute My Job are all collaborating to deliver cybersecurity training to members of the UK Armed Forces. Over 100 military personnel have undertaken the training offered by the Corsham Institute. It is supported by IBM who ensure that all trainees get experience with two different IBM Security products. The goal…

Clash of the heavyweights: battle lines drawn between IBM and Intel processors

Building high performance computer systems is all about finding and removing bottlenecks. Unfortunately, this is a never ending game. As fast as you identify and deal with one bottleneck, another appears. For a while, the problem was the raw performance of the four key elements in a computer system; processor, memory, network and storage. Over…

Hyperledger membership analysis

Investment in Hyperledger continues apace. New members join. In late August (2017), BTS, Oracle and Patientory joined an already large ‘club’ which has: 19 premier members (including Accenture, Airbus, American Express, Change Healthcare, Cisco, CME Group, Deutsche Borse Group, Daimler, Digital Asset, DTCC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, IBM, Intel, JP Morgan, NEC, R3, SAP, and Wanda FFan…

Watson Media takes to the court at US Open

IBM has announced Watson Media at the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships. Built on the IBM Cloud, it is a new suite of AI-powered solutions to analyse images, video, language, sentiment and tone. The goal is to be able to detect what people want to see and ensure that fans get the highlight videos they want.…

Cumulus Host Pack to speed container deployment

Cumulus Networks has announced the release of the Cumulus Host Pack. The product is a collection of technologies to improve the deployment of containers. The company claims the technologies will enable: “organizations to deploy and operate production-ready, web-scale networks for containers and microservices.” The announcement was released as both a press release and a blog…

Move over AWS, Azure, Google: DFINITY wants your lunch

DFINITY Stiftung (DFINITY) of Zug (Switzerland) and Palo Alto (California) has announced its formal intent to create an open network that serves as a massive virtual mainframe computer in cyberspace and act as a new kind of decentralized cloud. DFINITY will launch a ten thousand node demonstration network later in 2017 to showcase some of…