Corporate News

IBM has inked a global digital commerce and resourcing alliance with mobile banking and payments service company Monitise. Under the terms of the alliance, Monitise’s technology will be enabled, hosted and sold as an IBM cloud-delivered solution worldwide in the business-to-business space. Teams from Monitise’s UK development and integration business, including a number of contractors, will be transferred into IBM; IBM will in turn deliver services back to Monitise.

VMware, Nvidia and Google are collaborating to deliver virtual desktops and workstation-class graphics to Google Chromebooks. The joint solution optimizes the performance of virtual graphics applications at scale. Combined with VMware Horizon in the data center, the solution will optimize graphics and CPU utilization to allow more desktops and applications to be deployed on a single server, according to the companies.

IBM has signed a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with Veda, a company that provides credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement extends Veda’s existing strategic outsourcing relationship with the company to include cloud services now.