IBM (IBM) announced new features for two of its Spectrum Storage software offerings, including the expanded backup options and the ability to deploy block storage without the need for additional storage hardware.
Spectrum Protect users will now have the ability to choose between on-premise object storage or the cloud for their data backup without the need for a cloud gateway appliance, according to the announcement.Related
Looking to gain additional converts to its software-as-a-service (SaaS) application portfolio, Salesforce today updated the customer relationship management (CRM) software that the company was originally built around.
Video and audio streaming solutions provider Wowza Media Systems launched its Premier Partner Program today, which seeks to differentiate and reward the company’s top-performing partners and distributors with additional benefits to boost their businesses.
As a technology, Short Message Service (SMS) has been around as a commercial service since the early 1990s. But with the advent of the cloud and the rise of application programming interfaces (APIs) the overall SMS market has evolved into a $100 billion industry. Starting this week, Plivo, an aggregator of SMS offerings that can be invoked via a single API, appears to be single-handedly starting a price war.
Once IT organizations fully embrace cloud computing services it’s not too long before they start looking for an application delivery controller (ADC) to help manage resource allocation across all the applications running on a particular cloud.