Topic: ibm

IBM announces new single frame and rack mount options for z16 and LinuxONE 4

IBM announced new single-frame and rack-mount options for its z16 and LinuxONE 4 mainframe computers launched last year. This will enable customers to better optimize their data centers for flexibility, sustainability, and security. By consolidating Linux workloads onto an IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper 4 rather than running them on x86 servers under comparable conditions and in … continue reading

IBM and EY partner up to drive enterprise sustainability

IBM has announced that it has partnered with the digital transformation consulting firm EY to help organizations incorporate sustainability into their transformation goals. Together they will work on initiatives and offerings to help businesses accelerate sustainability and other environmental, social, and governance (ESG) plans. Some planned offerings include scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions accounting and … continue reading

Enterprise architecture is coming out of its “winter”

Through the years, interest in enterprise architecture has felt like somewhat of a roller coaster, with organizations recognizing its importance one minute and then deciding they don’t need it the next. In a recent episode of ITOps Times’ podcast “Get With IT,” Paul Homan, a distinguished engineer at IBM and the CTO for the industrial … continue reading

Red Hat’s and IBM’s storage businesses merge into single group at IBM

IBM today announced that the Red Hat and IBM Storage business are coming together as a single group within IBM to accelerate innovation in cloud-native, software-defined storage.  The unified group will be responsible for the development and delivery of Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation and Red Hat Ceph Storage and any derivative cloud services offerings. … continue reading

IBM acquires digital product services firm Dialexa

IBM announced plans to acquire Dialexa, a digital product services firm to deepen IBM’s product engineering expertise and to provide end-to-end digital transformation services.  “Digital product engineering represents the tip of the spear for competitive advantage,” said Scott Harper, CEO and co-founder at Dialexa. “IBM and Dialexa’s shared vision for delivering industry-defining digital products could … continue reading

IBM and VMware partner to support modernization initiatives in highly regulated industries

IBM and VMware have announced a new partnership that will help their joint customers modernize mission-critical workloads and improve their hybrid cloud environments. They believe that this partnership will be especially beneficial to customers in highly regulated industries like financial services, healthcare, and public sector.  Companies in those industries wish to modernize their infrastructure but … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Second Log4j vulnerability detected; IBM and Samsung make new semiconductor breakthrough; Linux Foundation announces new IT course

A second vulnerability has been detected in Log4j that renders previous mitigations for versions 2.7.0 to 2.14.1 potentially useless, according to LunaSec. The security company explained that your systems may be vulnerable if you only enabled the “formatMsgNoLookups” flag or set “%m{nolookups} when setting attacker controlled data in ThreadContext.  It recommends updating to at least … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Teleport 8; Dazz raises $60 million; IBM SevOne NPM

Teleport has announced the latest version of its Access Plane solution, Teleport 8. Teleport 8 enables passwordless access to Windows desktop and Windows Server. Customers can also now use it to implement zero-trust connectivity to their infrastructure.  According to the company, Teleport 8 allows a company’s open network footprint to be reduced down to a … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Taos’ Cloud Cost Optimization Advisory Service; CrowdStrike acquires SecureCircle; BlackBerry and Okta partnership

Taos, an IBM company that focuses on multi-cloud and DevOps, announced the launch of a new consulting service: Cloud Cost Optimization Advisory Service. It looks at a company’s cloud deployment, process organization, and governance models to identify potential areas for cost reduction. According to Taos, this service could reduce cloud spend by up to 30%.  … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Wind River’s support for Intel SoC processors; IBM and Cisco collaboration; SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1

Wind River has announced support for certain Intel industrial system-on-a-chip (SoC) processors. Supported processors include Intel Atom x6000 Series, Intel Pentium and Celeron N and J series, and 11th Gen Intel Core and Intel Celeron processors.  Wind River’s real-time operating system (RTOS) VxWorks can be deployed to Intel processors to support platforms that have higher … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: IBM and Apptio partnership, NS1 Cloud-Managed DDI, and Cribl LogStream Cloud Enterprise Edition

IBM and Apptio have announced a new collaboration to help drive adoption of IBM’s open hybrid cloud. The companies will provide customers with optimization and migration capabilities to IBM Cloud through Red Hat OpenShift in Apptio’s financial decision engine.  In addition, IBM Global Business Services will advise clients using strategy, design, road mapping, and architectural … continue reading

IBM Power E1080 is the first in a new family of hybrid cloud servers

IBM has announced the first of a new family of IBM Power servers, which are designed for hybrid cloud environments.  The server, IBM Power E1080, includes minute-based metering of Red Hat services like OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, more than 4x OpenShift throughput compared to x86 servers, and improved architectural consistency. It also includes … continue reading Protection Status

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