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UCG Technologies Accelerates Geographic Expansion with Acquisition of Pittsburgh-based Integrator

UCG Technologies (UCG), a global information technology services firm, has acquired the IBM i Series Solutions business of E-Safe Technologies LLC (formerly Premier Technologies, Inc.) a Pittsburgh-based IT service provider.

As Cloud Adoption Soars, Data Protection and Security Concerns Loom

New eBook from Vision Solutions uncovers confusion about who is protecting the public cloud, even as adoption grows.

Coding SQL Statements in a Free-Form RPG Program

Manta Technologies is proud to announce the release of its newest course, "Coding SQL Statements in a Free-Form RPG Program."

Green Screen Modernization in Half the Time

Work smarter and faster with user behavior data from Newlook Insights.

IBM Analytics & Cognitive
IBM Rolls Out All-Flash Storage for Large, Midsize EnterpriseseWeek12, IBM launched new, all-flash storage packages for midrange and large enterprises that are aimed directly at systems that deploy big data analytics for cognitive-computing applications. These are high-end applications requiring high availability and ...
IBM and Bell partner to bring MobileFirst for iOS apps to CanadaAppleInsider (press release) (blog)Most recently, IBM last October integrated its Watson cognitive computing technology with MobileFirst apps to bring natural language processing, deep data analytics and more to iOS 10 apps. That same month also saw the introduction of IBM Watson ...and more »
Echelon Enables Outdoor Lighting to Enhance Public Safety through ...Business Wire (press release)Echelon brings cognitive intelligence to its adaptive streetlight control platform with IBM Watson IoT to improve public safety and transform municipa.and more »
IBM Cloud
IBM Partners With Sacem For Music Cloud-Based Rights Management Platformhypebot.comFrench performance rights organization Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique (Sacam) announced that they are partnering with technology giant IBM in a 10-year bid to develop URights, a cloud-based copyright platform designed to track ...
The Past and Future of Cloud ComputingGuruFocus.com2016 was a great year for the cloud industry as the top three companies - Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) combined - raced past $30 billion dollars in annual revenues from their respective cloud services. Quarterly ...and more »
IBM Launches New Features for Serverless Cloud Platform - Cloud ...CIO TodayOver the course of 2016, businesses, governments and individuals alike saw both new threats and new opportunities emerge as information technologies ...and more »
Analytics & Cognitive News

IBM Research and Rice University Explore Watson-Powered Robot Aimed at Aiding Elderly and Caregivers

IBM Research announced the creation of the prototype IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant (IBM MERA) done in collaboration with Rice University.

IBM Intelligent Video Analytics on Cloud

IBM Intelligent Video Analytics on Cloud supports multiple types of cameras with new cognitive analytics.

IBM DB2 V11.1 and IBM DB2 Connect V11.1

IBM DB2 V11.1 and IBM DB2 Connect V11.1 add new support options and boost feature set to help manage enterprise data, improve programmer productivity, and deliver fast and robust connectivity to DB2 databases deployed on IBM z Systems or IBM i.

IBM Informix for Big Data

IBM Informix for Big Data bundle offers improved data analytics and management experience with IBM Informix V12.10 and IBM BigInsights V4.2.

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

New Version of GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer Improves Application Integration and API Support

Linoma Software has extended GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer’s workflow automation and file transfer features to include SOAP and RESTful Web Services.

IBM WebSphere Application Server for Bluemix Dedicated

Traditional IBM WebSphere Application Server deployments are delivered for Bluemix Dedicated private cloud.

IBM XL Fortran for Linux Announcements

IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V15.1.5 (on little endian distributions) offers a no-charge community edition and XL C/C++ for Linux, V13.1.5 and XL Fortran for Linux, V15.1.5 supports partial OpenMP 4.5.

IBM Support Line for Docker OSS on Power Systems

IBM Support Line for Docker OSS on Power Systems offers remote Docker Open Source technical support to help you supplement your technical staff.

Programming News

Green Screen Modernization in Half the Time

Work smarter and faster with user behavior data from Newlook Insights.

New Bluemix Services with GitHub and Slack Integration

IBM launches new Bluemix services with GitHub and Slack integration to speed app development in the cloud.

IBM Cloud Unveils New Features and Growing Momentum for Open Serverless Platform

IBM announced companies across a range of industries are designing and testing new apps with Bluemix OpenWhisk, IBM’s event-driven and open serverless computing platform.

IBM UrbanCode Deploy V6.2.3

IBM UrbanCode Deploy V6.2.3 improves new user experience and eases adoption of application release automation for effective continuous delivery in hybrid cloud environments.

Cloud News

As Cloud Adoption Soars, Data Protection and Security Concerns Loom

New eBook from Vision Solutions uncovers confusion about who is protecting the public cloud, even as adoption grows.

IBM MaaS360 Mobility Success Services

IBM MaaS360 Mobility Success Services helps you achieve fast time to value for your investment in MaaS360 for managing mobile devices, apps, and content.

IBM Business Process Manager on Cloud Express

IBM Business Process Manager on Cloud Express offers a new opportunity to start automating business operations.

IBM Cloud Enterprise Records Management

IBM Cloud Enterprise Records Management SaaS offering enhanced to provide greater value.

Industry News

UCG Technologies Accelerates Geographic Expansion with Acquisition of Pittsburgh-based Integrator

UCG Technologies (UCG), a global information technology services firm, has acquired the IBM i Series Solutions business of E-Safe Technologies LLC (formerly Premier Technologies, Inc.) a Pittsburgh-based IT service provider.

Coding SQL Statements in a Free-Form RPG Program

Manta Technologies is proud to announce the release of its newest course, "Coding SQL Statements in a Free-Form RPG Program."

Spanish Business Partners Host IBM i Modernization Meeting

ASNA Spanish business partners Galilea TI and Grupo CSM sponsored an IBM i application modernization meeting for IBM i decision-makers on Tuesday, Nov 15th.

Software AG Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company Zementis in the U.S.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning software extends Software AG’s Internet of Things technology leadership.

Mobile News

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.

BCD Introduces Presto Mobile App for iOS Devices

Organizations can access modernized green screens and iPhone/iPad device hardware using Presto’s app.

Security News

IBM Watson Virtual Agent Premium Edition

IBM Watson Virtual Agent Premium Edition provides data isolation security for developers and organizations.

IBM QRadar Portfolio Expands Threat Detection Capability with IBM QRadar Network Insights Appliance

The data and visibility supplied by QRadar Network Insights appliance can be used to help detect and address threats at every stage.

Townsend Security Announces Major Update to Alliance LogAgent for IBM i

New features include full reporting of administrative users, including authority the user adopts through Group Profiles and Supplemental Group Profiles.

IBM Privileged Identity Manager V2.1

IBM Privileged Identity Manager V2.1 with Identity Governance and Intelligence V5.2.2 help improve privileged user governance.