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IBM Faces a Crisis In the Cloud

November 22, 2013

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IBM Faces a Crisis In the Cloud IBM (IBM) is having an identity crisis, and it sure is something to watch. You may have heard about Big Blue’s recent ad campaign that takes a dig at Amazon.com (AMZN). In its marketing material, IBM claims to power 270,000 more websites than Amazon, via its cloud computing […]

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IBM SoftLayer & Cloudera Bring Big Data To Bare Metal Cloud Platform

October 31, 2013

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BM owned SoftLayer in collaboration with big data service provider Cloudera has introduced a multi-server SoftLayer infrastructure system that is capable of running the Cloudera platform to enable on-demand Apache Hadoop deployments in the cloud. Cloudera’s Hadoop solution is usually installed on-site onto bare metal servers. While still installed on bare metal servers, this new on-demand system is designed for […]

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How MongoDB raised $150M in warp speed to challenge IBM, Oracle, and SAP

October 5, 2013

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How MongoDB raised $150M in warp speed to challenge IBM, Oracle, and SAP MongoDB, the company that offers a database technology developers can use to easily enter and retrieve data for applications, raised its $150 million round of funding in just three weeks, according to its CEO, Max Schireson. Most fundraising takes months. However, Schireson, […]

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IBM Throws Its Weight Behind Cloud Foundry | PCWorld

July 24, 2013

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IBM Throws Its Weight Behind Cloud Foundry | PCWorld IBM and Pivotal announced at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) that the two would collaborate on development of the popular Cloud Foundry development platform. The partnership will be make it easier for developers to deploy and manage cloud applications, and will be great for businesses […]

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