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  1. IBM says 'several thousand' layoffs on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... been planning a reorganization dubbed Project Chrome to boost its earnings. It also bought cloud services provider Softlayer and is opening cloud data centres around the world, including one in Canada, in an effort to move to a new business model. ...

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  2. Sources Say IBM Planning On Laying Off 12,000 Over Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TechCrunch

    ... which it sold to Lenovo, while trying to transform the company around cloud, analytics and eCommerce. IBM bought Softlayer in 2013 and throughout 2014, it took a company with 13 worldwide datacenters, and very quickly built 27 more for a total of 40 ...

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  3. IBM plans massive layoffs of up to 110,000 workers: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... been planning a reorganization dubbed Project Chrome to boost its earnings. It also bought cloud services provider Softlayer and is opening cloud data centres around the world, including one in Canada, in an effort to move to a new business model. ...

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  4. IBM Set To Cut 26% Of WorkforceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... reason behind IBM's recent drive into the cloud computing space, why the company grabbed cloud services provider Softlayer . And from this respect the cuts make sense, the switch to cloud computing requires less labor than traditional mainframes and ...

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  5. Amazon acquires chip maker for cloud services businessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

    ... fell to $25 in December 2014. In the same period, Google's price dropped from $52 per gigabyte of RAM to $32; IBM SoftLayer reduced its price from $55 to $32; and Microsoft Azure fell from $46 to $34. By submitting you agree to receive email from ...

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  6. Huh? As IBM Readies To Perform The Biggest Corporate Employee Cull In ...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... to $24.11 billion from $27.7 billion - something doesn't add up. Clearly IBM's cloud business is growing - its SoftLayer cloud infrastructure offering is growing a steady following and its BlueMix Platform as a Service (PaaS) looks interesting as a ...

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  7. Customer Lifetime Value Is Key Metric By @AriaSystemsInc | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Linux

    ... truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of ...

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  8. IBM is about to get hit with a massive reorg and layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ITworld

    ... If you don't have a data center, you don't need an IBM service contract to manage it. That's why IBM grabbed Softlayer , the cloud services provider. It needed to get into the cloud fast because it was behind Microsoft, Google and Amazon. Since the ...

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  9. The Key to Long-Term Results By @AriaSystemsInc | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | XML Journal

    ... truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of ...

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  10. Google is Adding a Private Registry to its Docker ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | GigaOM

    ... and Microsoft host DHE on their respective public cloud offerings. IBM pledged its support to integrate DHE with SoftLayer and Bluemix while Microsoft will host DHE natively on Azure. AWS will offer DHE as an appliance through its Test Drive ...

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  11. Rackspace offers vCloud hosting for enterprise private cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Computer Weekly

    ... come under pressure since IBM increased its presence in the hosting and cloud market through its acquisition of SoftLayer in 2013. Writing about Rackspace last year, Forrester analyst James Staten noted: "The heart of the company and the bulk of its ...

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  12. This is no obit, but it is a prod.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | InformationWeek

    IBM issued plenty of $Billion-plus commitments in 2014 -- Softlayer, Watson, next-gen chips, etc. -- but they were open-ended on time .

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  13. IBM's growth in cloud revenues will offset some lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | InformationWeek

    ... through several rounds of re-inventing itself and is doing so once again. One renewal drive: Look for accelerated SoftLayer cloud revenue growth to gradually offset losses elsewhere. ITSM as we know it is dead. SaaS helped kill it, and CIOs should ...

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  14. Review: IBM Bluemix bulks up Cloud FoundryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | ComputerWorld

    ... Pivotal, and ActiveState implementations. In this review, I'll look at IBM Bluemix, a multitenanted PaaS hosted on SoftLayer, which combines Cloud Foundry with an improved online UI and services from IBM and third parties. The most distinctive ...

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  15. Pci DSS 3.0 Deadline Is Upon Us By @Porticor | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Java Developer's Journal

    ... truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of ...

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  16. Equinix Buys Cloud Professional Services Firm NimboRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Data Center Knowledge

    ... secure connections to participating cloud providers, including Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and IBM SoftLayer, among others. Users can connect to as many service providers as they need through virtual circuits on a single physical port. With ...

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  17. IBM eyes more cloud acquisitions to find a path to growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | InfoWorld

    ... its more traditional products, including mainframes and Unix servers, continue to decline. Two years ago it bought SoftLayer to help it compete with Amazon Web Services, and last year it bought Cloudant, which provides a database as a service, and ...

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  18. IBM revenue declines as company shifts to higher value dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Computer Weekly

    ... said: "We introduced our cloud platform as a service Bluemix and are shifting capital to globally expand our SoftLayer cloud datacentres ." In July 2014, Apple and IBM forged a partnership where IBM would build vertically focused applications on top ...

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  19. 8 OpenStack solutions that claim to be fuss-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | InfoWorld

    ... is a novel concept: a bare-metal-hosted OpenStack-as-a-service solution , with the bare metal provided by IBM/Softlayer. Among the selling points: No noisy neighbors, thanks to dedicated hosts; straightforward pricing; new editions of the deployed ...

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  20. International Business' (IBM) on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Seeking Alpha

    ... a few. We introduced our cloud platform-as-a-service Bluemix and are shifting capital to globally expand our SoftLayer Cloud Data Centers. We're bringing Watson capabilities to the enterprise and building a partner ecosystem, effectively creating a ...

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