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Today was an action-packed day at Think 2018. The biggest news was the address from IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty, but there were also exciting announcements on everything from new products to crucial partnerships.

For those who didn’t get the chance to hear the news on the ground, here is a quick recap of the day’s biggest moments.

Dave McKay, CEO of RBC, Canada’s biggest bank, joined Ginni on stage to explain how his business is using Watson and IBM Cloud.

The team pulled back the curtain on the exciting new security and AI breakthroughs that come from bringing Power9 to the IBM Cloud.

IBM announced new Cloud Integration capabilities to help tackle cloud complexity.

IBM and New Relic announced a new partnership to improve performance of apps on IBM Cloud.

IBM Cloud Object Storage announced how it will simplify and accelerate the process of moving data to the cloud.

The IBM team also announced IBM App Connect Enterprise.

The cloud keynote featured a few exciting appearances from clients, including American Airlines CIO Maya Liebman, as well as insights from IBM leadership.

These are, of course, only a few of many great moments. Today was absolutely packed with exciting announcements and learning opportunities for attendees.

Be sure to check in tomorrow for a recap of that day’s best and brightest moments. For those of you who still haven’t heard the chairman’s address, it’s not too late to watch the recording. It’s not something you’re going to want to miss.

Analytics professionals should also check out our colleagues’ daily data highlights on Twitter.



via Cloud computing news

March 20, 2018 at 08:57PM