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IBM Introduces Tailored Fit Pricing for IBM Z to Extend Mainframe’s Role in Hybrid Cloud Strategy | Database Trends and Applications

IBM Introduces Tailored Fit Pricing for IBM Z to Extend Mainframe’s Role in Hybrid Cloud Strategy | Database Trends and Applications

IBM has unveiled new services and capabilities for IBM Z, which, the company says, will further position it as a center point of a secured hybrid cloud strategy. According to Ross Mauri, general manager for IBM Z, who made the announcement in an IBM Infrastructure blog post, the new offerings include three major elements. IBM sees “secured hybrid […]

IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe | TechCrunch

IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe | TechCrunch

Peter Rutten, an analyst with IDC says all-encompassing encryption is clearly the key to this release. “It’s like a security blanket across the entire system — database, applications, data at rest, data in flight, APIs, etc. — that can just be turned on, rather than manually picking and choosing what to encrypt, which typically has […]

Woori to terminate contract with IBM | The Korea Times

Woori to terminate contract with IBM | The Korea Times

Woori Bank, the nation’s leading lender, plans to terminate its contract with International Business Machines (IBM) for mainframe products used in the bank’s key management systems. This will be another big blow for the U.S. solutions giant as IBM’s rigid pricing strategy for mainframe products, which has continued over the last few years and resulted […]

Pricing News Daily > 7/17/14

Pricing News Daily > 7/17/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

IBM Finally Joins Cloud Pricing Wars – What it Really Means for Big Blue (GOOG, IBM) | Motley Fool

IBM Finally Joins Cloud Pricing Wars – What it Really Means for Big Blue (GOOG, IBM) | Motley Fool

IBM (NYSE: IBM  ) is among the last tech companies to join the cloud pricing wars that have been raging on this year. On June 10, IBM lowered the price of storage available through its SoftLayer cloud infrastructure service by 60% to just $0.04 per GB per month, bringing it within spitting distance of Amazon  (NASDAQ: AMZN  ) AWS’ $0.03 per GB […]

Pricing News Daily > 6/26/14

Pricing News Daily > 6/26/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. Today’s Headlines The Ring Of Fire: Of Pirates, Popcorn Time And Dynamic Pricing | TechCrunch You’ve spent hundreds of millions of dollars on ad campaigns teasing out […]

Rethinking Merchandise Optimization in the Connected-Customer Era | IBM Rethink your Customer

Rethinking Merchandise Optimization in the Connected-Customer Era | IBM Rethink your Customer

Leading retailers understand that there’s a whole new way to think about merchandising strategy today. Optimization demands offering the right products in the right channels, but to beat the competition, you also need to maintain the right price. How can you manage the rapid proliferation of digital channels and data, ensure price competitiveness, and gain […]

Pricing News Daily > 6/16/14

Pricing News Daily > 6/16/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. Today’s Headlines This Week in Pricing > 6/14/14 pricing-news.com – TWIP is a recap of the week’s top pricing strategy in the news and resources for pricing professionals. We […]

In The Pursuit Of The Holy Grail – IBM SoftLayer Drops Prices | Forbes

In The Pursuit Of The Holy Grail – IBM SoftLayer Drops Prices | Forbes

Enterprise IT is characterized by two distinct groups of vendors. There’s the cheap and cheerful folks whose products are pitched at the sort of CIO that wants to do more, with less. Amazon Web Services (AWS), the Seattle company’s giant cloud infrastructure division, is perhaps the best exemplar of this. It has, since its inception, […]