IBM Private Cloud
IBM launched IBM Private Cloud which a platform that allows the enterprise customers to run their applications and store their data in a private cloud environment. These services were launched by IBM on 1st, November. This new service employs a Kubernetes – based container architecture which is composed of Cloud Foundry and Docker containers.
IBM has confirmed that the companies in finance and healthcare have adopted IBM private cloud as they have planned their conversions to the public cloud. It has also introduced new container-optimized varieties of core enterprise software including Db2, MQ and Websphere. IBM has brought rapid application development and modernization to the IT industry and combined it with the cloud services.
IBM is one of the most famous organizations that has contributed a lot to the development of cloud-based computing enterprises. It has founded Cloud Native Computing Foundation and also provided WebSphere Liberty Code for Java micro services as an open source. In order to let the developers deal with the security issues while working with the containers, Google and IBM have announced their plans to open-source the Grafeas Project.
The Key Features of IBM Private Cloud:
The IBM Private Cloud Software introduced by IBM has many key features, some of them are as follows:
- Core Cloud Platform
It is a container engine, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry and other essential management tools that surrounds developer runtime
- Cloud Management Automation
It is a streamlined cloud management across different cloud platforms to help monitor and manage services and also to maintain security.
- Data and Analytics
Integrates IBM database services including Db2, PostGreSQL and MongoDB.
- Security and Data Encryption
Private cloud computing provides data encryption and security.
- Infrastructure Choice
It provides compatibility with the systems of different firms such as Cisco, Dell, Lenovo, Intel etc.
Benefits of IBM Private Cloud
Such technology is possessed by a company and resides within its internal environment. Its access is restricted to the company employees and business partners providing the security of the organization’s data. It provides resource sharing among a large number of users and this flexibility meets the client’s demands.
The other benefits of using IBM private cloud are cost reduction, enhancing the quality of the services and reducing the time it takes to deliver the users demand.
The Private Cloud Program is the latest example of how IBM embraces modern technologies and the modernization they are bringing to IT industry. This amazing technology will provide its enterprise customers with flexible, scale able, open and integrated private cloud that will accelerate the industry’s transformation.