IBM creates a cloud system for NYC Government:
The Bloomberg administration will be working with IBM to design a cloud computing infrastructure that will centralize the IT functions of 50 city agencies at an 18,000-square foot facility in Brooklyn. It is expected to generate $100 million in savings over five years.
IBM Software Now On BlackBerry Playbook
IBM (NYSE:IBM) has planted its cloud-based software on a soon-to-be released tablet – the Blackberry Playbook.
IBM Reaches for The Cloud with Hosted Lotus Symphony Suite
How does LotusLive Symphony differ from all the other cloud-based offerings out there? IBM pointed to the tight integration with its business cloud service, LotusLive. "LotusLive Symphony authors will be able to co-edit documents in real time or work privately, store and share documents in LotusLive, comment, chat and manage revisions with other authors in real time, and assign and manage sections and tasks across multiple authors," IBM said.
The feature is now available as a tech preview at lotuslive.com/symphony and will be available in the second half of 2011.
Cloud computing: Q&A with IBM and Macquarie Telecom
- What is cloud computing?
- How can the government utilise the service?
- What are the security issues concerning cloud computing?
- Is there enough education about cloud computing for government agencies?