A small shout out to my colleague Daniel Dunn who wrote an excellent article about how IBM has used technologies like Calico for tenant isolation and how a vault model is used to secure and store sensitive information. The article covers “the vault”, encryption, and secure connections and gives some great examples of what IBM is doing in all three of those areas. Great article and a quick read to understand how this first class SaaS platform secures your information.
So much to be writing about for version 9! I am overly excited about this release of WebSphere Commerce Version 9. This is essentially a brand new platform, a complete technology update, and most of all a true Microservices architecture which is not only lightweight and self-contained but built on Docker containers for continuous delivery!
Mix that with over 20 years of tooling enhancements and functionality and you have the best eCommerce platform on the planet. Having the option to be manage hosted by IBM in a private cloud or run WebSphere Commerce on premise gives you the best options that fit your company and staffing needs.
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B2B is being transformed by cloud and digital and the Watson Customer Engagement platform is leading the way. Take a look at this end to end B2B story that brings together eCommerce, Marketing, and Supply Chain.
With Watson, you have an analyst watching over your campaign performance so you can focus on the big picture. By reviewing complex data and bringing the results right to your fingertips, Watson helps you come to conclusions faster than ever before, giving you the ability to reach your full potential.
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The IBM Cloud, previously know as IBM BlueMix, seems to be getting a lot of press lately. More and more of our commerce customers are asking about Watson and this development platform. The platform has been greatly expanded over the past few years and is now considered a first class cloud development platform. As outlined here, this has turned into $15 Billion of revenue for IBM and seems to be growing each quarter. The IBM Cloud is now ranked in the top 5 cloud platforms by Bob Evans, displacing Google and Oracle and Bob seems to hint it will probably be moving further up the list. It is no coincidence that one of the key elements to this platform is Watson and the cool API’s it brings to the table. I am seeing some amazing integrations being done into existing applications with some of these Watson API’s. But what is more interesting is the full life cycle development a team can do 100% in the cloud.