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IBM continues to strengthen its Bluemix PaaS services most recently via hybrid data services available on-premises and in the cloud, providing MobileFirst developers with data and analytics support for advanced apps.
Lenovo completed the acquisition of IBM’s System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches in October, and it has committed to maintaining the existing roadmaps. IBM will continue to resell the x86 servers and networking.
TIBCO now offers Spotfire on Amazon Web Services (AWS) with utility pricing model, opening up new ad hoc and proof of concept opportunities using Amazon’s proven Redshift data store. But licensing options ignore hybrid deployments.
As customers continue to lose trust that their smartphone and mobile web app providers will protect their privacy, a growing backlash among those providers toward government “requests” for information will create a showdown with law enforcement.
Big data is leading TIBCO’s SOA discussions based on key ActiveMatrix components, including the Service Grid SOA development platform, Spotfire analytics and ActiveSpaces in-memory computing, now positioned as a big data architecture.
HP’s plan to break itself in two could be a boon or a bust for its Enterprise Security business, depending on whether it brings greater focus to security or causes too many senior executive-level separation distractions.
WatchGuard launched new flagship UTM appliances into its sweet spot among mid-sized enterprises, betting that increasing adoption of HTTPS encryption will set them apart from rivals in the fiercely competitive security segment.
Alcatel-Lucent emphasized the importance of the network in its annual Technology Symposium, touting its Nuage-based cloud SDN, and 5620 SAM-based WAN optimization/automation. Its cloud SDN appears ready, but open SDN WAN awaits an open controller.
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