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IBM Post-Rometty — The Immediate Future Lies in Multi-cloud AIOps

In Cloud by James KobielusLeave a Comment

It’s clear that IBM with Krishna and Whitehurst at the helm have their work cut out for them, and if they can deliver results short-term, that will be a big win for the company. The battle will be fought for relevance on key fronts including Cloud and AI. Later it will be about market leadership, and where IBM can stake its claim. That is the blueprint for Big Blue. Meanwhile, we will be watching this develop with interest.

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Cisco and IBM Join Forces to Deliver Managed Private Cloud-as-a-service

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IBM and Cisco are capitalizing on organizations identifying security as their top priority and concern in adopting and scaling their hybrid, multi-cloud implementations. This trend aligns with growing interest in using managed private cloud services to assure greater levels of control and security while controlling costs, fulfilling compliance mandates, and supporting applications that require high performance. Now, IBM Services must prove the price is right for organizations to embrace its Managed Private Cloud-as-a-service proposition.

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Epic Systems Moves Away From Google Cloud Citing Security Concerns — The Healthcare Industry Should Take Note

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Major medical records vendor Epic Systems moves away from Google Cloud, citing security concerns, and indicating plans to rely Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft Azure. This is big news in the healthcare market, and likely something that hospitals and healthcare providers can’t help but take note of—especially if they are current customers of Google Cloud for medical research, data storage, or other IT operations.