The Delta IBM cloud partnership takes flight, with an announcement on Thursday of the acceleration of the airline’s digital transformation strategy and expansion of the partnership between the companies. IBM will transform Delta’s computing environment to run on a hybrid cloud architecture built on Red Hat OpenShift, provide services and training, and make further inroads in its big bet on cloud.
Oracle’s expansion of its Hybrid Cloud Portfolio, especially through the Oracle Roving Edge Infrastructure offering, strengthens its overall competitive standing in the public cloud and ruggedized edge server domains. Oracle counters competitive offerings such as HPE’s Edgeline series as well as the AWS Snow Family, bolstering OCI’s ability to sell more into verticals and environments, such as agriculture, energy, mining, and factories, where conditions can be vigorous and tough and network connectivity is limited or lacking. Here’s what Futurum’s Ron Westfall has to say about the Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, the key differentiators it provides, and what this move by Oracle compels its rivals to do moving forward.
Accelerating cloud adoption for BSS is essential for communication service providers (CSPs) to attain and maintain profitable services. CSPs can ill-afford to lose their influence across digital value chains and their top priority investments in the 5G-IoT ecosystem. Through cloud, CSPs deliver the virtualized, on-demand service delivery platform to ensure the creation of new, profitable services and sustaining innovation through collaboration with ecosystem partners and developers.
In a $2.25 Billion move to stratify its modern digital workspace business, Citrix has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Wrike.
Red Hat buys cloud startup StackRox. This is the company’s first deal since the IBM acquisition in 2019 and focuses on bolstering Red Hat’s OpenShift Kubernetes and hybrid cloud capabilities.
Scalability, enterprise-class security, geographic specificity, and data portability define Pexip’s impressive new Private Cloud for video conferencing. Every organization that was looking for a way to quickly scale its video-conferencing deployments but didn’t have confidence that public clouds could provide adequate levels of data security and privacy, no longer has to choose between scalability and security. They can have both. Here’s an overview of the specifics of the Pexip Private Cloud.
Marvell is becoming more prominent in protecting rapid cloud data center growth through its LiquidSecurity portfolio. With enterprises rapidly accelerating their adoption of public cloud resources, relying on HSM-enabled cloud security helps attain peace of mind in fulfilling their highest priority cloud security requirements. Futurum’s Ron Westfall breaks down here why he believes Marvell is strongly positioned to further expand its influence across the hyperscaler cloud ecosystem and drive more enterprise adoption of hybrid and multi-cloud services and applications.
Oracle delivered a small YoY revenue growth result while also beating EPS expectations in its FY 21 Q2. Cloud and SaaS driving the results.
In a continued evolution in the partnership between the two companies, Siemens selected AWS cloud to support its Smart Infrastructure business unit’s SAP workloads. The partnership will enable the Siemens’ business unit to save on costs and run ERP and supply chain management more efficiently for its customers.
Dell, Switch and FedEx collaborate to build technology hubs that support multicloud and hybrid environments for edge processing. These hubs will operate on Switch’s edge modular data centers that are deployed on FedEx real estate, with Dell providing server hardware and managed services. FedEx will also be the first consumer of these services.