IBM Cloud Code Engine: Serverless programming should be a default
With great power, comes great responsibility - clearly - but also, comes complexity and the need to shoulder a steep learning curve. The latter extension of the saying may be needed for cloud computing container orchestration technology Kubernetes.
The inherent complexity and power has been like... Read more
Noname Security and IBM strengthen API security partnership
API security company Noname Security continues to find partners. This time it is announcing a partnership with IBM to further protect customers from software vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and design flaws.
The two companies cite research from Gartner, which shows that the explosive growth o... Read more
IBM joins the Presto Foundation through acquisition of Ahana
IBM purchase of the venture-backed SaaS for Presto startup company further builds its open-source portfolio.
Last week IBM announced that it had acquired Ahana, a startup SaaS company that offers managed and commercial versions of the Presto open-source distributed query engine. In buying Ahana,... Read more
IBM Aspera Faspex servers are being targeted by ransomware gangs
A vulnerability in IBM Aspera Faspex servers is being actively exploited by ransomware criminals, researchers warn.
Hackers are exploiting a critical vulnerability in an IBM file-exchange application. According to security researchers, the criminals are using the flaw to install ransomware on se... Read more
IBM and Cohesity introduce Storage Defender for data protection
IBM and Cohesity together launch Storage Defender for data protection. The new solution combines features from three IBM storage solutions with Cohesity DataProtect.
Storage Defender is the first in a series of solutions through which IBM is combining its storage, backup and data protection solu... Read more
IBM report: fewer ransomware incidents, rise in backdoor deployments
IBM Security X-Force has released its annual Threat Intelligence Index report, which reveals that while ransomware's share of incidents has declined slightly, defenders were more successful in detecting and preventing ransomware.
According to the report, deploying backdoors that allow remote acc... Read more
IBM introduces IBM Power S1014 server with 24-core CPU for Oracle databases
IBM is announcing several upgrades to its IBM Power server portfolio. The most notable is the introduction of a 24-cores CPU for its entry-level Power S1014. This configuration is primarily aimed at making Oracle databases more affordable. Oracle Database Standard Edition 2 has a licensing model ba... Read more
IBM introduces Vela supercomputer for foundation AI models
IBM recently introduced its own Vela supercomputer designed specifically for training so-called "foundation" AI models such as GPT-3. According to IBM, this new supercomputer should become the basis for all its own research and development activities for these types of AI models.
The tech giant ... Read more
IBM and NASA partner to research climate change with AI
The collaboration centers on using artificial intelligence models to analyze the impact of climate change.
IBM and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center have announced a collaboration to use IBM's artificial intelligence (AI) technology to discover new insights in NASA's massive trove of Earth and... Read more
IBM cuts 3,900 jobs despite promising annual results
In spite of promising annual results in 2022, IBM will cut 3,900 jobs over the next few months to reduce costs.
IBM's employees aren't immune to the wave of layoffs flooding the top of the tech industry at this time. The organization told Bloomberg that 3,900 staffers will be fired in the first ... Read more