Friday, November 28, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony's New E-Paper FES Watch Appears Online
Amazon Releases Deals of the Year on Cyber Monday
Germany To Get Secure Phones By BlackBerry
Xbox And Playstation Black Friday Deals
Toshiba Launches ARM-Based Application Processors with Sound, Image Data-Mining and Security Functions
Pioneer To Release The BDR-XU03JM Portable Blu-ray Drive For Macs
Syrian Electronic Army targets CNBC, Telegraph, Independent, PCWorld
GoPro Camera Drones In The Works: report
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > General Computing > AT&T an...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 09, 2012
AT&T and IBM TO Offer Cloud Service for Businesses


AT&T and IBM today announced a business agreement to deliver a highly secure "network-enabled" cloud service that uses private networks rather than the public Internet.

The companies are combining AT&T virtual private networking and IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ cloud capabilities with technology from AT&T Labs to create a fast and secure shared cloud service. Targeted to Fortune 1000 companies globally, the service will be offered in early 2013.

When users of the new service connect to IBM cloud computing resources across AT&T's virtual private network, the technology integrates the security protections of both, allowing users to quickly shift information or applications between their own data centers (private clouds) and this new cloud service. This is critical for businesses that want the flexibility of the cloud but also need to protect applications and data as they move between data centers and wired or wireless computing devices such as tablets, smartphones, personal computers, retail kiosks or other machine-to-machine devices.

"AT&T and IBM are delivering a new, network-enabled cloud service that marries the security and speed of AT&T's global network with the control and management capabilities of IBM's enterprise cloud," said Andy Geisse, CEO of AT&T Business Solutions. "This new service gives companies yet another way to innovate, create new value, and transform their businesses and industries."

A key element of the cloud service is IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+, an IBM Infrastructure-as-a-Service optimized for mission-critical, enterprise workloads. As a managed and hosted cloud environment, it offers many advantages of a private cloud - such as choice of dedicated physical servers and storage ? but also adds the scalable flexibility of a public cloud.

Other features of the new cloud service include:

- A variety of customization options to meet specific customer needs;
- Committed service-level agreements (SLAs) aligned to business and usage requirements to increase accountability for response time and availability;
- More than 70 automated built-in security functions; and
- High levels of security extended to wired and wireless devices authenticated to the customer's virtual private network.

Financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.

IBM also announced Tuesday its PureData System which is optimized for analyzing big data in the cloud. The company unveiled three models of the system varying by the workload, including PureData System for Transactions, PureData System for Analytics, and PureData System for Operational Analytics.


Previous
Next
TSMC Says 20nm and CoWoS Design Infrastructure Ready        All News        AMD Debuts Dual-core Hondo APU For Tablets
TSMC Says 20nm and CoWoS Design Infrastructure Ready     General Computing News      Samsung Introduces New F2FS File-System

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
IBM Patents Cloud Privacy Engine
AT&T and LG Collaborate On Connected Cars
IBM Introduces Verse Business E-mail With Social Media Integration
Lufthansa Signs $1.25 billion Deal with IBM
AT&T Stopped Tracking Cellphones, Delays Investments To Fider
AT&T, Sprint Start Offering the Nexus 6
AT&T to Acquire Mexico Wireless Provider Iusacell
Twitter and IBM Form Partner to Data Analytics
AT&T Has Misled Consumers with Unlimited Data Promises: FTC
IBM and Microsoft to Collaborate on Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Microsoft And Dell Puts Azure In A Box
Intel To Work With AT&T To Research Software Defined Networking

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .