BlueMix

What’s compelling about ARM and IBM’s IoT partnership?

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:18+00:00 6 March 2015|Analysis, Internet of Things, Software Development|

In 2014 IBM launched its Internet of Things (IoT) Foundation, a cloud based service within its Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering Bluemix. The aim was to attract developers to IoT by making it easy to utilise the cloud as a platform for building applications based on data coming from devices (things). Of course for [...]

Twilio and IBM bridge the gap from both sides

By | 2015-03-02T20:45:19+00:00 8 May 2014|Analysis, Software Development|

Much has been written recently about the ‘two cultures’ in software development, with fast-moving, mass market developers pitched against old-school enterprise types. Now Twilio and IBM have come together to try to bridge this gap, with Twilio’s communication services being made available on BlueMix, IBM’s PaaS offering available in public beta since February. Twilio’s communication [...]

IBM Impact 2014: New products. New Look. New IBM?

By | 2015-03-02T20:46:33+00:00 7 May 2014|Analysis|

The evolution of IBM continued at this year’s Impact conference in Las Vegas. Over 9,000 IBMers, customers, business partners and others packed the Venetian’s conference centre to hear a number of key announcements covering Cloud, Mobile, Systems and Infrastructure amongst others. Much of what was core to Impact built on announcements made at the Pulse [...]

BlueMix: An IBM for Everyone

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:27+00:00 24 February 2014|Analysis, Software Development|

IBM is the quintessential enterprise vendor of IT products and services. From the Mainframe to Smartcloud its offerings have always provided high-end technology for those companies fortunate enough to have pockets deep enough to afford them. This has made IBM into one of the world’s most profitable companies. However it also left openings in markets [...]