IBM has announced that its entire portfolio of analytics solutions will be available via its cloud platform marketplace.
Big Data tools such as Cognos Business Intelligence, SPSS predictive analytics platforms and the recently announced Watson Analytics platform will all be accessible via IBM Cloud.
“With today’s news, IBM continues to put advanced analytics into the hands of every business user,” said Alistair Rennie, general manager, Business Analytics, IBM. “We believe that these cloud-based services, along with our data refinement capabilities also announced today, are changing the industry as we know it.”
SPSS Modeler is expected to be available on IBM Cloud within the next 30 days and Cognos Business Intelligence on Cloud, which is currently in beta, should be released early 2015.
Big Blue also announced a range of solution accelerators, providing pre-integrated software solutions and technology-specific expertise to customers.