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Is IBM Smart Cloud Really Dead?

August 13th, 2019 | Posted by elfworld in Connections | HCL | IBM - (3 Comments)

Connections Cloud

In short: The answer to the blog post title is yes. However, HCL is committed to Connections in the cloud as well as on premises. It’s just going to be different. Here’s what we know so far.

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It’s Business as Usual

December 10th, 2018 | Posted by elfworld in HCL | IBM - (0 Comments)

Just keep using your IBM Collaboration Solutions software as usual and keep up your relationship with IBM or your IBM business partner as you always have. It’s business as usual. 

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IBM and HCL

And so it goes, that what a lot of people were waiting for, maybe even hoping for, has happened: HCL has now bought the entire ICS portfolio, including IBM Notes/Domino and IBM Connections from IBM! What does this mean?

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Take it iSi, I Got a New Job

November 2nd, 2018 | Posted by elfworld in Social Business - (18 Comments)

Ego ready to take on the world

In the last two years I’ve been putting food on the table and paying the rent via freelancing. I’ve done this as a freelance journalist, writer, photographer and speaker. In addition I’ve worked with IT in the form of development, lectures, user training and system analysis. First and foremost with collaborative solutions, but also with other IT solutions, and efficient use of email and calendar. I will still be doing this, but my career as a 100% freelancer will now come to an end.

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IBM Buys Red Hat For $34 Billion

October 28th, 2018 | Posted by elfworld in IBM - (0 Comments)

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IBM and Red Hat announced Sunday evening that IBM is buying Red Hat for $34 billion. The world’s cloud landscape is now totally changed, and IBM will now be the biggest cloud and hybrid provider in the world!

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Chicago Tribune

A little under two weeks ago I attended the LION 18 conference in Chicago. LION is short for Local Independent Online News and is an organisation for local news sites. Little did I know all the reactions I would get when I tweeted my surprise over how in bed Facebook is with local news sites and newspapers in the US.

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