​IBM adds to cloud footprint, inks deal with Equinix

IBM and Equinix on Wed unrolled plans to place huge Blue’s SoftLayer on the Equinix Cloud Exchange, which supplies enterprises an instantaneous association from hosted knowledge centers to public cloud services.

Equinix has become a key link for hybrid cloud deployments and provides direct interconnects to Amazon net Services, Microsoft Azure and Google’s Cloud Platform.

For IBM, the Equinix partnership permits it to place SoftLayer in 9 markets across earth, Asia Pacific and Europe. Those 9 markets even have access to those said public cloud services. With the treaty, SoftLayer can become a key choice on the Equinix exchange. Continue reading “​IBM adds to cloud footprint, inks deal with Equinix”

IBM board adds Johnson & Johnson CEO, former Royal Dutch Shell CEO

Closing out a month that included a landmark deal with Apple, IBM is boosting its board of directors with two new additions who are seasoned chief executives.

Joining the board first is Alex Gorsky, chairman and chief executive officer of Johnson & Johnson. His election to the board will take effect on September 1.

Peter R. Voser, retired chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell will follow on January 1, 2015.

In Tuesday’s announcement, IBM chairman, president and CEO Ginni Rometty highlighted both executives’ experience in “running information-intensive global enterprises.” Continue reading “IBM board adds Johnson & Johnson CEO, former Royal Dutch Shell CEO”

IBM, AT&T Team on Cloud Services

IBM has teamed with AT&T to supply secure shared cloud services to customers over non-public networks instead of the general public net, the businesses aforementioned Tues.

The service to be delivered from early next year is targeted at shoppers worldwide UN agency ar deploying clouds that demand high levels of security and accessibility, and UN agency typically cite security as a key matter to cloud computing adoption, the businesses aforementioned in a very statement.

Customers are going to be connecting to IBM’s cloud computing resources, victimisation AT&T’s virtual non-public network, with tightly integrated security protections. Continue reading “IBM, AT&T Team on Cloud Services”