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IBM Helps Service Providers Deliver and Manage Applications across Hybrid Cloud Networks

New IBM Netcool Operations Insight capability aimed at helping telco and financial service industries ensure availability of high-demand applications. Provides valuable insight, up-to-date visibility of infrastructure and service performance

Next RPG & DB2 Summit Highlights DB2 for i, Watson’s Web Services & Open Source

Focuses on all technologies that boost the power of IBM i applications

System i Developer today announces that the next RPG & DB2 Summit will feature training on new and under-utilized IBM i capabilities that help organizations create innovative new applications. The three-day conference will take place October 17-19, 2017 at the Doubletree Park Place in Minneapolis, MN.

Maxava iFoundation invites IBM i User Community to apply for 2017/18 funding

The Maxava iFoundation is once again delighted to announce a new funding pool to assist IBM i user groups around the world.

HelpSystems Introduces Multi-Factor Authentication

HelpSystems announced the release of Access Authenticator, a simple way to control user access to mission-critical systems, and meet today’s evolving compliance requirements.

IBM Analytics & Cognitive
Nutanix and IBM gear up for cognitive systems demandSiliconANGLE (blog)The partnership between IBM and Nutanix is designed to deliver a turnkey solution for the rapidly-growing hyperconverged market. Because their customers want to run forward-thinking cognitive and data analytics apps across platforms, both companies are ...
IBM and Lightbend join forces on enterprise AI for Scala and Java developersSiliconANGLE (blog)With this integration, IBM will extend its cloud portfolio of cloud services, including data analytics, cognitive and machine learning, and collaborative data science tools to use Lightbend's architecture. The objective is to give enterprise developers ...
Virtualization of HIT Infrastructure Supports Value-Based CareHITInfrastructure.comThe tools are designed for cognitive and big data workloads that are common in healthcare organizations deploying analytics solutions. IBM Lab Services and CipherHealth worked together to develop a custom, open source database based on MongoDB, ...and more »
IBM Cloud
Equinix and IBM partner to expand cloud services in BrazilData EconomyCustomers are to gain access to IoT and Watson capabilities as the regional market continues to grow. Equinix and IBM have joined forces to grow Brazil's cloud scene by making IBM's Bluemix available on Equinix's Cloud Exchange through the operator's ...
Has IBM Watson's AI Technology Fallen Victim to Hype?FortuneIBM duly set up business units centered on productizing the technology, as David Kenny, who was then general manager of the Watson business noted to Fortune last year. (Kenny is now senior vice president in charge of both Watson and IBM Cloud Platform ...IBM to engage with Indian developers on AI & machine learningETtech.comIBM Watson holds court at Wimbledon 2017ComputerWeekly.comall 37 news articles »
IBM and Lightbend Build Integrated Platform for Cognitive ...PR Newswire (press release)ARMONK, N.Y., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today is announcing a collaborative development initiative with Lightbend, the provider of the ...IBM, Lightbend partner to build cognitive enterprise tech | ZDNetZDNetIBM and Lightbend to advance AI and cognitive development - SD ...SDTimes.comall 6 news articles »
Analytics & Cognitive News

IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics Updates

IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics Standard Edition, formerly IBM Customer Experience Analytics Standard; new IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics Essentials Edition and new IBM Watson Customer Experience Premium Edition.

 

IBM Watson™ Customer Experience Analytics, formerly IBM® Customer Experience Analytics, updates:

  • IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics Standard Edition changes
  • New IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics Essentials Edition that provides the user with macro to micro omnichannel journey insights to improve marketing, eCommerce, and customer experience
  • New IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics Premium Edition that extends the benefits of Watson™ Customer Experience Analytics Standard Edition with advanced cognitive capabilities, more value-add features, and data retention, as well as premium services and support

Watson Customer Experience Analytics Standard Edition, formerly Customer Experience Analytics Standard

Watson Customer Experience Analytics Standard Edition, a Cloud Service offering, uses embedded cognitive capabilities to provide marketers with omnichannel and macro-to-micro views of the customer, in order to surface dynamic insights to help them understand and…

IBM Data Management Bundle Includes DB2, BigInsights, and dashDB

IBM Data Management Bundle enables deployment of DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop, and IBM dashDB local to optimize data management within hybrid data environments.

IBM BigInsights V4.3 and IBM Big Replicate V2.1 Announcements

IBM BigInsights V4.3 is ready to meet enterprise data lake needs with Spark 2.1, IBM Big SQL, and open Hadoop; IBM Big Replicate V2.1 delivers enterprise-class replication solution for Hadoop platform and object stores.

IBM DB2 Database Tools deliver new and enhanced capabilities

IBM® DB2® High Performance Unload for z/OS®, V5.1 has been designed to help deliver performance enhancements, reduce mean CPU costs, and exploit zIIP processors.

Commerce News

IBM Unveils Industry’s First Platform to Integrate All Data Types for AI-Powered Decision-Making

IBM today unveiled “Project DataWorks,” a Watson initiative that is the industry’s first cloud-based data and analytics platform to integrate all types of data and enable AI-powered decision-making. Project DataWorks is designed to make it simple forbusiness leaders and data professionalsto collect, organize, govern and secure data, so they can gain the insights needed to become a cognitive business.

IBM Industry Models for Banking and Insurance

IBM Industry Models for Banking and Insurance V8.8 are designed to deliver more cost-effective data, process, and service solutions.

IBM Regulatory Compliance Analytics Helps You Manage Your Regulatory Compliance Efforts

The IBM Regulatory Compliance Analytics solution, powered by Watson, is designed to help financial services institutions effectively track their regulatory compliance efforts.

InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Hypervisor Edition V11.3.1

 IBM InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Hypervisor Edition V11.3.1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server helps you streamline your increasingly complex environment and address your evolving information integration requirements.

IT Infrastructure News

IBM Bluemix Local System and IBM PureApplication System firmware V2.2.3

IBM Bluemix Local System and IBM PureApplication System firmware V2.2.3 enables deployment of VMware workloads concurrently with cloud native services and cloud-enabled middleware.

Zend Server 9.1 Released

We’re excited to release Zend Server 9.1 which continues to provide dramatic performance improvements over PHP 5.x versions with support for PHP 7.1.

HelpSystems Centralizes AIX, VIOS, IBM i Performance Monitoring

Robot Monitor performance monitoring software for IBM i now offers real-time visibility into VIOS and AIX as well.

IBM Cloud Object Storage System HDD

IBM Cloud Object Storage System HDD features deliver additional storage capacities for IBM Cloud Object Storage Slicestors.

Programming News

Profound.js 2.0 Extends the Power of Agile Modernization and Node.js on IBM i

Profound Logic Software, the leader in IBM i application modernization, announced the release of Profound.js 2.0 at the 2017 COMMON Annual Conference and Expo.

Support for IBM WebSphere Portal V9

IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software and the IBM Rational Software Architect Designer family, V9.6.1 deliver support for IBM WebSphere Portal V9 and other technology updates.

CNX Announces General Release of Valence 5.1 at COMMON - Latest version of framework includes major enhancements to application generating tool

CNX announced at the COMMON 2017 Annual Meeting and Exposition today the general availability of version 5.1 of the Valence Framework for IBM i.

ARCAD Forms Strategic Partnership with GitHub to offer Collaborative Application Development and DevOps on IBM i

ARCAD Software, leading vendor in DevOps and Modernization solutions for IBM i, today announced a strategic partnership with GitHub, builder of a web-based collaboration platform used by more than 21M software developers, to advance code sharing and reuse on IBM i, and shorten software delivery schedules.

Cloud News

Vision Solutions Wins Gold in the 12th Annual 2017 IT World Awards® for IT Support Team of the Year

Vision Solutions announced that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, named Vision Solutions’ CustomerCare a Gold winner in the 12th Annual 2017 IT World Awards in the IT Support Team of the Year category.

IBM IoT Weather Data on Cloud integrates with IBM Maximo Asset Health Insights

IBM IoT Weather Data on Cloud integrates with IBM Maximo Asset Health Insights for US Federal and IBM Maximo Asset Management Scheduler Plus for US Federal offerings to provide weather-related insights into enterprise asset health for improved reliability and maintenance efficiency.

IBM X-Force Malware Analysis on Cloud

IBM X-Force Malware Analysis on Cloud helps identify malicious content more quickly to reduce exposure and lower cost of remediation.

IBM Power Systems improves private cloud management with IBM PowerVC V1.3.3

IBM PowerVC is an advanced virtualization management offering for IBM Power Systems servers based on OpenStack technology.

Industry News

IBM Helps Service Providers Deliver and Manage Applications across Hybrid Cloud Networks

New IBM Netcool Operations Insight capability aimed at helping telco and financial service industries ensure availability of high-demand applications. Provides valuable insight, up-to-date visibility of infrastructure and service performance

Next RPG & DB2 Summit Highlights DB2 for i, Watson’s Web Services & Open Source

Focuses on all technologies that boost the power of IBM i applications

System i Developer today announces that the next RPG & DB2 Summit will feature training on new and under-utilized IBM i capabilities that help organizations create innovative new applications. The three-day conference will take place October 17-19, 2017 at the Doubletree Park Place in Minneapolis, MN.

Maxava iFoundation invites IBM i User Community to apply for 2017/18 funding

The Maxava iFoundation is once again delighted to announce a new funding pool to assist IBM i user groups around the world.

IBM Kenexa Learning Content Management System Premier V11.1 delivers enhancements

IBM Kenexa Learning Content Management System Premier V11.1 delivers enhancements that help improve security, adds rendering options, enhances AICC scoring and xAPI support.

Mobile News

IBM Mobile First & SecuredTouch Offer Integrated Solution for Frictionless Authentication 

Behavioral Biometric Security Strengthens Security and User Experience.

IBM Invests to Lead Global Internet of Things Market - Shows Accelerated Client Adoption

IBM unveiled a $200 million USD investment in the new global headquarters for its Watson Internet of Things (IoT) business in Munich.

WebSmart 11 Simplifies Responsive IBMi Web App Development with Mobile-Friendly Templates

Use WebSmart to create PHP, Node.js and RPG desktop and mobile applications that use a single code base.

WebSmart 11 Simplifies Responsive IBMi Web App Development with Mobile-Friendly Templates

 

Use WebSmart to create PHP, Node.js and RPG desktop and mobile applications that use a single code base.

Security News

HelpSystems Introduces Multi-Factor Authentication

HelpSystems announced the release of Access Authenticator, a simple way to control user access to mission-critical systems, and meet today’s evolving compliance requirements.

Kisco Announces Release 3 For End-User Password Reset Utility for IBM i

Kisco Information Systems today announces a release upgrade for its browser based, end-user password reset tool for the IBM i platform of computers.

IBM Multi-Cloud Data Encryption V1.0

IBM Multi-Cloud Data Encryption V1.0 offers file, folder, and volume layer encryption in any cloud environment, adding policy management and standards-compliance integration with centralized key management.

IBM QRadar Software V7.3

IBM QRadar Software V7.3 improves its security toolset with IBM XForce security feature, new apps and content, and more risk manager capabilities; refreshes QRadar xx05 G3 appliance for increased storage capacity.