In minimizing upfront investment for CSPs by providing a turnkey, as-a-service based offering, the Cisco, Qwilt, and Digital Alpha alliance is ready to mitigate operational and business peril for risk-averse CSPs. Now CSPs have the opportunity to embrace the alliance’s proposition to redefine the economics of content delivery across their networks by exercising control and visibility over the content delivered through their networks. As a result, CSPs are able to create new revenue streams, realize optimal backhaul savings, while mitigating financial and business risk in fulfilling their CDN monetization objectives.
IBM launched the Red Hat Marketplace, a one-stop-shop to find, try, buy, deploy, and manage enterprise applications in hybrid IT environments.
There have been some big wins recently for IBM’s Financial Services Cloud, including the company’s partnership with South Korea’s Lotte Card, alongside the CaixaBank deal. We predict there’s more business where that came from.
It’s clear that IBM with Krishna and Whitehurst at the helm have their work cut out for them, and if they can deliver results short-term, that will be a big win for the company. The battle will be fought for relevance on key fronts including Cloud and AI. Later it will be about market leadership, and where IBM can stake its claim. That is the blueprint for Big Blue. Meanwhile, we will be watching this develop with interest.
An in depth look at Red Hat and IBM’s strategy to compete in the rapidly growing Hybrid Cloud space and How IBM is better with Red Hat.
IBM Q3 Earnings marked the 5th straight quarter of declines but the company has some areas to lean into and the future looks to be more positive.