Intel Makes AI Understandable and Accessible…

Though they populate an industry that prides itself on tackling and solving complex puzzles, many IT vendors prefer simplistic story-telling. That’s partly due to simplicity being easier to sell than complexity, even if it fails to address many or even most of the issues related to complicated engineering efforts. But simple tales also feed the industry’s love of self-promotional mythologies, including the triumph and massive...

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HP Tests Mobile DevOps For The Real World
Oct28

HP Tests Mobile DevOps For The Real World

In the mobile-first, apps-driven world speed and quality are the table stakes and HP is looking to deal itself a winning hand with Mobile Center, an on-premise solution for testing mobile application functionality and performance across real-world network conditions on real-devices. The company said mobile app developers require solutions that can rapidly adapt and test new environments, and that connect to their overall application...

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Security DevOps (SecDevOps)

At InfoSec World a few weeks ago, I was in a talk with Rich Mogull (@rmogull) of Securosis. Rich spoke on the concept of SecDevOps while demonstrating how he applies this concept to workloads running within Amazon. Now, some would argue that DevOps already contains security practices within the workflows. The unfortunate reality is that, in many cases, security is overlooked in the rush to get product out the door. So, how does...

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Open For Business: IBM Advances Cloud, Mobility Agendas
Apr29

Open For Business: IBM Advances Cloud, Mobility Agendas

LAS VEGAS: For a company that practically invented Not Invented Here — most of IBM’s history could be characterized by Does Not Play Well With Others — Big Blue’s latest cloud and mobility announcements, and the prominent roles played by both customers and partners, reinforce how IT’s still-dominant vendor is changing with the times. CAMS (cloud, analytics, mobile and social) announcements dominated the...

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IBM Pulse 2014 (Part 3 of 3): IBM’s “Bold Moves”

In the end, for me, the primary theme of Pulse 2014 was this: IBM has embarked on a new journey to the public/hybrid cloud. This new IBM-as-a-Service paradigm shift necessitates changes in the way IBM engages with potential customers at every level. Developers require solutions that will enable them to develop applications more quickly and easily. Codename: BlueMix is IBM’s answer to this. Business users will demand new and easier...

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