IBM just made the cloud computing war far more interesting. It’s not an easy sell, but IBM and Red Hat certainly make a more compelling cloud computing alternative.
Just months before Microsoft is due to open two Azure data centres in South Africa, the world’s largest cloud provider, Amazon Web Services, has announced it will also open data centre facilities in the country.
IBM is pressing deeper into its strategy of making cloud services more compatible with competitors, rather than trying to force customers into its own walled garden.
The White House national security adviser has said Chinese cyberattacks on the US validate the Donald Trump administration’s emphasis on offensive cyber operations of its own.