IBM public cloud offers new capabilities for core business operations of enterprises

New York-based IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced clients in highly regulated industries, including Aegean Airlines, BNP Paribas, Elaw Tecnologia SA and Home Trust, are selecting IBM Cloud as a preferred destination for mission-critical workloads, the company said.

IBM also announced new capabilities that make its public cloud the industry´s most secure and open cloud for business, including:

The industry´s only commercially available state-of-art cryptographic technology for the cloud called Keep Your Own Key gives enterprises the ability to retain control of their own encryption keys — and the hardware security modules that protect them — so customers are the only ones who can control access to their data.

With over USD 20B in annual cloud revenue, IBM has built a leading enterprise hybrid cloud business. This includes a comprehensive range of as-a-service offerings, software, hardware and professional services that enable IBM to advise, move, build and manage cloud solutions across public, private and on-premises environments.