The RESTful Ei3 API is aimed at bringing its machine to machine communications to manufacturers looking to remotely control their machines, maximize efficiency, save energy, and cut back on green house gasses.
Moving to expand the reach of its API footprint in the cloud, IBM today announced the availability of an open beta for BlueMix. BlueMix is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering that is based on the Cloud Foundry framework that IBM decided to support last year. IBM also announced the acquisition of Cloudant, a provider of a NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) platform.
Partnering with a storage vendor may not be the first thing that comes to mind for most developers, but EMC is looking to changd some hearts and minds about the strategic role storage plays in application development.