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  • IBM Looks To The Cloud To Fight Disruption

    IBM Looks To The Cloud To Fight Disruption

    We are in an age of disruption and this is even more pronounced for a large technology company like IBM, but Big Blue finds itself in the position of having to reinvent itself yet again after surviving and even thriving through earlier technology transformations. Let’s not forget that IBM was once the king of mainframes, which was a great place to be until mainframes were marginalized… Read More

  • New IBM Services Target Security And Disaster Recovery

    New IBM Services Target Security And Disaster Recovery

    IBM has seen the technology world changing as much as any other vendor and that’s part of the reason it bought SoftLayer last year –to broaden its cloud offerings. Today, the company has built upon that, announcing new security and disaster recovery services that could make the cloud more attractive to companies that remain skeptical. One area the cloud excels in is… Read More

  • Open Source CMS MODX Launches Cloud Service

    Open Source CMS MODX Launches Cloud Service

    Today open source content management company MODX is launching a hosted cloud service to commercialize the product, much as Acquia and WordPress.com have done for Drupal and WordPress. Read More

  • Hosting Companies The Planet And SoftLayer Complete Merger

    The Planet and SoftLayer, both giants in the world of dedicated server and Web hosting services, have merged. The news of the merger, which has been subject of rumors and speculation for months now, was confirmed in a (confidential) email that was sent out by The Planet earlier this morning. In the email, the company says that the news will be made public “soon”. But why wait for… Read More

  • Hosting Companies The Planet And SoftLayer Complete Merger

    Hosting Companies The Planet And SoftLayer Complete Merger

    The Planet and SoftLayer, both giants in the world of dedicated server and Web hosting services, have merged. The news of the merger, which has been subject of rumors and speculation for months now, was confirmed in a (confidential) email that was sent out by The Planet earlier this morning. In the email, the company says that the news will be made public “soon”. But why wait for… Read More