What you need to know about IBM Cloud and VMware - Canadian Government Executive
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July 25, 2016

What you need to know about IBM Cloud and VMware

Cloud computing has become one of the biggest tools to hit the business world. Companies around the globe are using public clouds to access affordable computing resources without the hassle of purchasing hardware, software or infrastructure. With VMware, IBM is allowing public cloud users more protection and security to do business.

The latest information from IBM Cloud covers:

Consolidating Complex Environments

Consolidating legacy infrastructures into a single data centre uses fewer components. This results in:

  • Improved infrastructure efficiencies.
  • Centralized management
  • Lower capital and operational costs

Backup and Disaster Recovery

NetApp AltaVault is an enterprise-class cloud-integrated appliance. In the IBM cloud, NetApp AltaVault backups data and boosts recovery times, cuts costs and reduces risk. Users will benefit from:

  • Security & compliance: data is encrypted at all times.
  • Seamless integration with other backup software and the IBM Cloud object storage services.
  • Accelerated cloud adoption
  • Increased efficiency due to reduced data volumes and built-in WAN optimization.

Secure CloudWorkloads

IBM Cloud uses bare metal servers equipped with Intel TXT. This allows for hardware-assisted security technologies that will lay a secure foundation for your platform. Securing CloudWorkloads means:

  • Building chains of trust from hardware through to the hypervisor.
  • Ensuring that hardware and pre-launch software are secure.
  • Providing location-based controls to enforce regulatory compliance.

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