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Bell Canada, IBM bring hybrid cloud services to Canada-based businesses

Bell Canada and IBM have teamed up to provide hybrid cloud services to Canadian businesses by making services available through Bell Business Cloud.

IBM takes another step into OTT video world with $130M Ustream acquisition

Technology giant IBM has added another key piece to its cloud services offering by acquiring San Francisco-based UStream. The online video streaming provider's assets will make it possible for IBM to sell OTT services via its IBM Cloud platform, putting it squarely into a competitive space occupied by Microsoft and Amazon Web Services.

AT&T to sell managed services, applications unit to IBM

AT&T is selling off its managed application and hosting services unit to IBM as part of what the two companies say is a way to expand their long-term relationship to deliver networking and hosting services to their enterprise customers.

Apple and IBM meet goal of making 100 enterprise apps

IBM and Apple said they've published more than 100 iOS apps for business users, meeting a goal they set last year when they announced their joint effort to target enterprise mobility.

IBM, Harmonic join consolidation frenzy with Clearleap, Thomson Video Networks acquisition moves

Efforts to consolidate the online video delivery segment kicked into a higher gear as technology giant IBM acquired cloud-based video services provider Clearleap. Meantime, video infrastructure provider Harmonic made a binding offer to acquire 100 percent of France-based Thomson Video Networks for $75 million.

IBM acquires Clearleap; Harmonic to buy Thomson Video Networks for $90 million

In two major deals involving key pay-TV video services vendors, IBM has agreed to acquire Clearleap for an undisclosed sum, while Harmonic has entered an agreement to buy France's Thomson Video Networks in a deal valued at $90 million.

Report: 'Great' apps monetize five times better than good ones

Developers make five times more money with a "great" app-- defined as one that doesn't crash, conserves power, saves time and provides quick access to features-- than a merely "good" app, according to Forrester Consulting. The company recently conducted a survey for IBM of 1,000 consumers in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and India, as well as a number of companies and mobile professionals.

Weather Channel's Shull: Cable channel won't be part of any digital sale to IBM

While IBM closes in on a reported $2 billion purchase of his company's associated digital properties, Weather Channel CEO Dave Shull released a statement today clarifying that the linear cable channel will remain under its existing ownership group.

Amazon unveils cloud platform for Internet of Things to take on IBM, Microsoft and others

Amazon Web Services launched a new platform for the Internet of Things to let customers build applications to connect devices via cloud, stepping into an arena with giants like Microsoft and IBM, which have staked a claim to be premier IoT cloud service providers.

Apple teams with Cisco to create 'fast lane' to optimize iOS business data traffic

Apple and Cisco Systems are collaborating to optimize Cisco's networking gear for iOS enterprise users, part of a larger push Apple is making to get its iPhones and iPads into more business customers' hands.