IBM Cloud Satellite, which brings a secured, unifying layer of cloud services for clients across environments, regardless of where their data resides, would help clients deliver low latency, while still enabling them to have the same levels of security, data privacy, interoperability and open standards found in hybrid cloud environments, said the company in a press release.
This hybrid cloud services would be essential to help address critical data privacy and data sovereignty needs.
According to IBM, industries including telecommunications, financial services, healthcare and government can now benefit from reduced latency that comes with analyzing data securely at the edge.
The technology major said its India Software Labs contributed majorly to the development of the IBM Cloud Satellite. The team at India Labs played an important role in delivering IBM Cloud Satellite features that enable automated deployment of solutions on IBM and other Cloud service providers.
IBM Cloud Satellite would help in achieving increased efficiency for services such as online learning, remote work, telehealth services as they shift their operations to the cloud.
Lumen Technologies and IBM have integrated IBM Cloud Satellite with the Lumen edge platform to enable businesses to harness hybrid cloud services in near real-time and build innovative solutions at the edge.
IBM is also extending Watson Anywhere with the availability of IBM Cloud Pak for Data as a Service with IBM Cloud Satellite. This would give clients a flexible, secure way to run their AI and analytics workloads as services across any environment, said the company.
“IBM is working with clients to leverage advanced technologies like edge computing and AI, enabling them to digitally transform with hybrid cloud while keeping data security at the forefront,” said Howard Boville, Head of IBM Hybrid Cloud Platform.