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IBM acquires Private cloud and hosting business of Verizon

Verizon, through an official statement, announced the decision to sell its private cloud services and hosting business to IBM. With the new development, it seems like Verizon’s cloud services and hosting businesses have come to an end. Verizon entered the cloud market back in 2011 when it acquired Terremark, preparing a strong foundation for its private cloud business. Cloud market is witnessing a fierce competition between major players like Amazon, Google and Microsoft who have already reserved a place for themselves. Verizon also sold its public cloud services last year and with this recent move it appears like it was not able to set a higher scale for its cloud service and now might come up with new business strategies all-together. George Fischer, SVP and Group President at VES (Veriz...

IBM and Red Hat Come Together to Help Enterprises Adopt OpenStack Cloud

IBM announced its strategic partnership with Red Hat on Monday at IBM InterConnect 2017. This move will help enterprises benefit from the speed and economics of the OpenStack platform when extending their existing virtualized and cloud workloads of Red Hat to the IBM Private Cloud. With this collaboration, IBM becomes a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider. The offering which will be launched for general availability at the end of the month, will give more confidence to the IBM Private Cloud users for Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage. As per the agreement, for IBM Cloud users, the Red Hat Cloud Access will be available by the end of Q2 2017. This will allow Red Hat customers to move to the public, virtualized cloud ecosystem of IBM cloud datacenters worldwide fro...

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