Bluemix UI Updates: No Tricks and All Treats!

Bluemix UI Updates: Bluemix Pumpkin

Trick or treat! Halloween is here in the U.S., and we have a fresh round of Bluemix announcements and Bluemix UI updates. Keep reading for details on all of the new “treats” this month:

  • New IBM and Twitter partnership
  • Addition of Ustream Service<
  • Introduction of IBM DataWorks and IBM dashDB Services
  • New Object Storage Service<
  • General Availability of Internet of Things Foundation
  • Updated Buildpacks for Java and Node.js
  • Enablement of High Availability for Data Cache and Session Cache Services
  • Enhanced UI functionality, such as:
    • Improved Catalog Filtering
    • Enhanced Pricing Overview
    • Removal of “Add-on” Terminology
    • Miscellaneous Usability improvements and Defects

Bluemix UI Updates: Catalog Filtering

IBM Cloud Platform Unification Project

Earlier this month, we launched a revamped IBM Cloud Platform Experience at our new cloud.ibm.com location. Our primary goal was to unify our IaaS and PaaS offerings to better meet your needs. This was a massive undertaking with changes up and down the stack. Prior to this unification, there were two distinct UI's at different URLs -- one for IaaS and one for PaaS. This understandably led to a lot of frustration and confusion. We wanted to fix this by creating a seamless experience with one UI at a single URL to manage everything. We're very excited by the outcome, and we think you will be too. Continue reading