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Cloud Matters: Private Cloud for the Enterprise

Cloud Matters: Private Cloud for the Enterprise

“People are ready to go and ready to use this technology.”

In this first video in our Cloud Matters series, IBM Distinguished Engineer & Blue Box CTO Jesse Proudman discusses why private cloud is a good fit for enterprises.

Watch to hear him explore:

  • The value that can be gained by enterprises using private cloud.
  • How Delivery as a Service has changed the landscape.
  • The...

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And Ya Don’t Stop: OSCON 2016

And Ya Don’t Stop: OSCON 2016

The presence of Hip Hop was palpable at OSCON this year.
Well, there’s a sentence I never thought I would write, but hold tight and let me explain …

Day one of sessions kicked off with Sammus, a Brooklyn based underground Hip Hop artist, sharing her art with a packed room. An unusual pick for a group of software developers in Texas? Probably, but it really set the tone for a different kind of OSCON, one much more focused on inclusivity and mentoring.

After thinking more about Hip Hop and open source, I realized these two...

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Bluemix on Blue Box - Powered by Relay

Bluemix on Blue Box - Powered by Relay

Cloud Foundry and OpenStack

During the recently concluded OpenStack Summit in Austin, OpenStack COO Mark Collier, published stats showing Cloud Foundry as the 2nd most popular workload running on OpenStack, with Fortune 500 companies relying on it.

This is something which was echoed later by Sam Ramji, CEO of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, and IBM`s VP for Open Source, Dr. Angel Diaz. For us at IBM, we believed in this combination very...

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Limitations. You could do without them.

Limitations. You could do without them.

Ed Saipetch, Zach Leonardi and Laura Ashley from the Blue Box team are headed to the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

What does it mean to perform without limits? Limitless performance enables you to target new markets and achieve extraordinary results in a manner you never imagined. With IBM Cloud at the center of your technological universe, you can power innovation and build your enterprise. Learn what we can build together on IBM Cloud.

Join us for an exclusive client briefing hosted by...

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Death of Distro Revisited / OpenStack Day Australia

Death of Distro Revisited / OpenStack Day Australia

I had the pleasure to attend OpenStack Day Australia last week in Sydney. It was a packed house of several hundred for the first OpenStack event in Australia. It won’t be long before the Summit will be there next fall.

I was part of a panel session titled “The OpenStack Distro - Rumours of its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated... Or Have They?” which included representation from Red Hat, Aptira, Telstra, and SUSE as well. While we delved into a number of other great topics including DefCore and the Project Navigator, talking about how to deploy and manage OpenStack was the key focus. We...

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Don’t Miss OpenStack Day Israel in Tel Aviv

Don’t Miss OpenStack Day Israel in Tel Aviv

OpenStack Day Israel brings leaders from the region and all around the world to discuss production deployments of the world’s most widely adopted open source cloud software. The local thriving OpenStack community routinely brings more than 400 technical professionals to this event.

The OpenStack Day Israel event provides diverse tracks on everything OpenStack—from compute, networking, and storage, through hands-on workshops and sessions that discuss real world stories.

Join leading professionals from the cloud industry on June 2 to learn all about the most current issues and developments immediately following the OpenStack Summit in Austin.

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Have you read the news?


Rumor has it this cloud thing is taking off.