IBM and SAP to Integrate Complementary Cloud Technologies

The sweeping program will enable both the companies to provide their clients with the modernized systems and processes that will be built on their cloud collaboration and combined technologies.

SAP and IBMGreatResponder.com  IBM Corp., and well known business software provider SAP SE said they will put up on their cloud partnership and unite complementary technologies and services with an offer to renovate their systems for the digital economy. The partnership plans to unite IBM’s cognitive competence and cloud and power systems with SAP’s software and cloud platform. The long time allies plan to co-locate assets in Walldorf, Germany, where SAP is based, and Palo Alto, Calif.

“The future of business strategy and business value will proceed from the foundation elements of this announcement — cognitive, cloud and the design of consumer-quality experiences in every industry,” said Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president, IBM Global Business Services. “We’re formalizing a complementary set of capabilities to simplify and speed outcomes for clients evolving to become cognitive enterprises” he said.

The SAP vends software that deals with business operations such as manufacturing, stock and finance. Its HANA business software, which develop memory chips to add speed advantages over usual databases that run on disk drives, has become the center of its cloud offerings.

IBM has been operational to re-invent itself in the cloud computing age. SAP’s partnership with the tech giant appeals to set up companies that have shied away from outsourcing operations or want use a grouping of their own data centers and those in the cloud.

“Today’s announcement builds on SAP’s commitment to enable strong, growing businesses that can seize the amazing opportunities of the digital economy, “SAP S/4HANA is the re-imagined suite of core business applications, ” said Rob Enslin, member of the Executive Board of SAP SE and president of Global Customer Operations, SAP.

The corporations will depict on the successful, strategic partnership between IBM and SAP for SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud services announced in October 2014 to balance the IBM cloud platform to fulfill the random demands of digital transformation. In adding up, IBM and SAP will work together on industry specific cloud solutions and increase current SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud services to comprise ongoing application protection and support services.

The companies will expand joint consulting models illustrated on proven, nimble services and support methodologies from both organizations. IBM’s Institute for Business Value and SAP’s Value Engineering organization will co-create digital transformation road maps by industry and by C-suite role.

Cisco Announces the Plan to Acquire CliQr Cloud Application Management

The CliQr is an application management solution provider that will increase the capability of Cisco to automate and manage applications throughout the hybrid cloud environment with simplified technologies.

cisco imageGreatResponder.com  Cisco announced its aim to acquire the CliQr Technologies Inc., which is a California based startup. CliQr provides an application defined cloud orchestration stage to model, organize and run applications crossways uncovered metal, virtualized and container environments. This purchase will help Cisco clients to shorten and fast setup their public, private and hybrid cloud operations.

“Customers today have to manage a massive number of complex and different applications across many clouds,” said Rob Salvagno, vice president, Cisco Corporate Development, in a statement. “With CliQr, Cisco will be able to help our customers realize the promise of the cloud and easily manage the lifecycle of their applications on any hybrid cloud environment.”

The agreement that is probable to close in Quarter 3 of this year, after that the CliQr team will turn into a part of Cisco’s Insieme business unit reporting to Prem Jain. CliQr was previously working with Cisco, with the company’s solutions incorporated transversely a number of Cisco’s data center switching and cloud solutions.

Cisco had previously integrated CliQr with its Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Unified Computing systems (UCS) prior to acquirement, in an offer to advance the progress of applications between on premise and cloud environments. The company has achieved that and now its aim is to integrate CliQr across its data center portfolio, enlarging the ‘orchestration of services’ to wrap eventualities such as bare metal computing, containerized systems and all the various types of virtualization.

“Moving forward, Cisco will continue to integrate CliQr across Cisco’s data center portfolio. Together, CliQr and Cisco will make it simpler for customers to automate and manage application policies across the entire data center stack. CliQr already integrates with Cisco ACI to enable application portability for on-premise and cloud environments” said Rob.

The CliQr make the management simple, by giving clients a solitary system for organizing the application lifecycle across hybrid IT environments. Cisco claims that the system is spontaneous and can make easy the most difficult systems. As, computing is becoming a hybrid of conventional on premise IT and services managed in the cloud, many CIOs and network managers have been left at the back by the new difficulty and incompetence and obstructions have emerged, which Cisco asserts, it can flat out now.

Ericsson and AWS Announces a Global Alliance for Cloud Services

The Ericsson is extending its cloud transformation services and infrastructure to help the customers to take the benefits of innovative end to end cloud technologies with the AWS alliance.

EriscssonGreatResponder.com Ericsson announces the plan of the company to make an alliance with the cloud giant AWS that will help the telecom service provider companies to speed up the cloud transformation. The Ericsson is working with AWS to aid Telco service providers grab the chances, drive the union of mobile infrastructure and cloud and provide application developers and service providers, new potential that increases the speed of innovation and enrich the networked society.

Vish Nandlall, CTO, Telstra says “The industry is shifting towards an architecture driven by cloud economics and flexibility. Adoption of hybrid clouds requires a secure transmission network linking on-premises to the cloud to provide a chain of custody for mission critical enterprise data. Telstra’s vision is to build a trusted network service for mission critical cloud data, and we are excited to explore the opportunity of bringing this vision to life with Ericsson and AWS.”

Ericsson will pull AWS services and capability to toil intimately with service providers to apply a cloud adoption structure to fit their exclusive industry objectives. The Ericsson groups will include the solutions architects, program directors and system engineers who are skilled on AWS and Ericsson technologies and convey together profound service provider industry and cloud domain proficiency. AWS is supporting Ericsson in this attempt with a wide variety of resources that will contain professional services and training.

Terry Wise, VP of Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, AWS, Inc. says: “Service providers are seeing explosive growth due to the rapid adoption of mobile applications and IoT, which is driving the need to think differently about infrastructure and ecosystems.

Moreover, Ericsson will use AWS services and capability to build up solutions that will enable the service providers to make new competencies and bring in smart new cloud-related offerings. It can include end to end protection and data traffic supervision from mobile networks and on premises infrastructure to the AWS Cloud. Trusted cloud and workload organization diagonally on premises infrastructure and the AWS Cloud. Gateway services for AWS storage services tenant at communications service providers that assist in maintaining neighborhood directive and compliance requirements.

Ericsson will set up cloud improvement centers with service providers and by now started work with Australian operator Telstra, who will host the first cloud innovation center in their Gurrowa Innovation Lab in Australia.