IBM launches Hybrid Cloud offering IBM Cloud Satellite and ready to serve India's Public Sector Enterprises


IBM has now launched IBM Cloud Satellite offering, its hybrid cloud services. The company is also offering Watson Anywhere as a part of IBM Cloud Pak for Data as a Service with IBM Cloud Satellite

IBM Cloud Satellite is now also integrated with Lumen Technolgoies' edge platform to leverage hybrid cloud services in near real-time. 

Different reports from local media suggest that IBM also achieved a full cloud service provider empanelment from the MeiTY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, India). The empanelment will allow IBM to serve customers in the Indian public sector, which includes the government agencies at the state and central level in the multiple verticals.

Executive Opinion

In the Business Standard report, Sandip Patel, Managing Director, IBM India/South Asia, said, "Indian public sector can now access the industry's most secure and open cloud platform to drive transformation/innovation and growth. From our collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Niti Aayog on samShiksha; from Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture supporting farmers in Karnataka; to STEM programs across ten states in India and AI curriculum in 160 CBSE schools accessed by over 12,000 students, IBM has been at the forefront of driving innovation and impact".

Head of IBM Hybrid Cloud Platform, Howard Boville, said, "IBM is working with clients to leverage advanced technologies like edge computing and AI, enabling them to digitally transform with hybrid cloud while keeping data security at the forefront. With IBM Cloud Satellite, clients can securely gain the benefits of cloud services anywhere, from the core of the data center to the farthest reaches of the network."

IBM Cloud Satellite offering

IBM revealed that it would deliver the ability to access the hybrid cloud from any environment such as on-premise, cloud, or the edge. The new offering will help IBM to improve data sovereignty and data privacy for its customers.

This new move is expected to help industries such as healthcare, financial services, telecom, and government due to low latency in analyzing data at edge locations.

Customers who use the Lumen platform and IBM Cloud Satellite will be able to deploy the data-rich applications in challenging environments such as running video analytics in distributed places such as retail and office spaces.

IBM also revealed that it would work with more than 65 partners, which includes Dell, Cisco, and Intel, to help customers run their workloads via the IBM Cloud Satellite, notes the announcement.
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