IBM storage customers expect to benefit from the FlashSystem 9100's NVMe- (Non-Volatile Memory Express) accelerated speeds, predictive analytics, resource management software, and smaller form factor.
With Windows 10, Microsoft's flagship operating system is now available 'as-a-service', with the vendor calling it the 'last' version of the Windows.
Cloud-native computing takes advantage of many modern techniques, including PaaS, multicloud, microservices, agile methodology, containers, CI/CD, and devops.
New Managed Private Cloud solution offers agility and speed by eliminating operational overhead while new Industry Solution reduces deployment risk and accelerates time to value.
Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization both untie tasks and functions from hardware and provide agility, one for the network itself, the other for network services.
Hyper- Availability of data 24*7*365 becomes critical for survival in the digital disruption era. A robust plan for business continuity is critical too, as businesses rely heavily on data and applications to drive their business and increase customer engagement.
Newly certified solutions include session border controller software edition, element management system and centralized policy and routing.
In December 2017, the Openstack Foundation announced its intention to create a new type of container with security as a main differentiator. Today, Kata 1.0 is officially out, with the backing of 40-plus partners and cross-industry support from heavy hitters in the chip industry: Intel, ARM, and AMD.