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IBM BlueMix: PaaS Play, Explained

With BlueMix, IBM gives customers a cloud path for legacy apps. Here's how SoftLayer, Cloud Foundry, and WebSphere tools fit in.

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D. Henschen
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2/25/2014 | 1:02:39 PM
Cloudant seems like an odd fit in this mix
IBM's deal with Cloudant will put its database service in the BlueMix, but it sounds like an odd fit given all the Power-oriented middleware described above. To what degree are Worklight (Mobile First software) and other recent middleware investments aligned with the needs of modern Mobile app and Web app developers?
Charlie Babcock
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2/25/2014 | 12:34:30 PM
IBM, advocate of Cloud Foundry independence?
IBM's BlueMix hinges on the future of Cloud Foundry, with its rich open source code environment. That's why IBM will be a platinum sponsor of a new Cloud Foundry Foundation, and was probably an advocate behind the scenes that governance shift out of Pivotal and into a vendor-neutral setting.
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