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