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Dell and HPE dominate in declining India server market
IDC has released its latest findings surrounding India’s server market – and the news isn’t great for the market as it has fallen significantly.
Global server market maintains healthy growth in Q4 2018
New data from Gartner reveals that while there was growth in the market as a whole, some of the big vendors actually declined.
Gartner: iPaaS model “simply not profitable”
It predicts that up to two-thirds of the existing integration platform as a service vendors will be acquired or exited in the next four years.
How IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat could impact your business
The acquisition is pending regulatory approval, but IBM expects the deal to close in the second half of 2019.
IBM X-Force Red & Qualys introduce automated patching
IBM X-Force Red and Qualys are declaring a war on unpatched systems, and they believe automation is the answer.
HCL and IBM collaborate to encourage global hybrid cloud uptake
HCL announced a collaboration with IBM designed to help advance the hybrid cloud journeys of organisations worldwide.
Hyundai works with IBM to create a new blockchain-based platform
The network for commercial financing will supposedly provide participants with a single view of all the transactions happening in the network.
IBM opens up Watson to run on anything, anywhere
Big Blue has made Watson portable across any cloud with the goal to empower businesses to prevent vendor lock-in and start deploying AI wherever their data resides.
IBM’s Project Debater unable to out-debate human
At this incredible display of technology, the result was remarkably close but the human managed to pip the machine in this instance.
IBM invests in the next generation of AI
IBM plans to invest over US$2 billion to grow its high-tech footprint.
IBM wins multi-million dollar cloud deal
The ‘Big Blue’ has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with Smart Energy Water (SEW).
Could a boom in AI patents point to a ‘quantum leap' in tech?
The upsurge in patent applications for devices and machines powered by AI in the last five years, suggests that it could soon revolutionise all areas of daily life.
IBM keeping the AU$11 billion metro tunnel on track
“As other major infrastructure programs come online around Australia, this continuous engineering approach is becoming the de facto standard.”
Veeam expands cloud data management capabilities for IBM, AWS and Azure
The new capabilities supposedly deliver cost-effective data retention, easy cloud migration and data mobility.
Endace joins IBM Security app exchange community
EndaceProbe Network Analytics Platform captures, indexes, and stores network traffic while hosting a variety of network security and performance monitoring applications.
Hyperscale data centres surging globally, 132 more on the way
The relentless demand for more data has seen a spike both in the size and number of hyperscale data centres.
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
Dell dominates enterprise storage market, HPE declines
The enterprise storage system market continues to be a goldmine for most vendors with demand relentlessly rising year-on-year.
Hyperscalers hurling colossal capital at data centres
The old proverb ‘you have to spend money to make money’ could never be truer than in the hyperscale data centre industry.
Mimecast integrates with IBM’s security platform
The new Mimecast for IBM QRadar app is designed to offer joint customers improved visibility into potential vulnerabilities.
University of Birmingham deploys UK’s largest IBM POWER9 AI cluster
After originally deploying just two servers, the University realised it needed more horsepower and added another nine.
AWS tops all four global markets, APAC a unique case
The order of proceedings remains relatively the same in three of the four major regions for public cloud services providers, but the APAC market is bolstered by the prominence of China.
IBM targets hybrid cloud with VMware partnership
BM and VMware have announced a new partnership intended to accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption.
IBM VP: How are CIOs mastering a multi-cloud world?
IBM's Jim Freeman discusses how CIOs are making the most of multi-cloud as a new generation of cloud tools emerge.