back to article IBM's cloud services echo its Q1 financial results: They're both down

As a metaphor for its current financial plight, IBM's cloud platform was wobbling this moring for customers in cities across the world. Big Blue, which last night released shrinking calendar Q1 numbers, confirmed to customers that its Infrastructure Management Systems were experiencing issues in the London, Dallas, Sydney and …

  1. trevorde Silver badge

    Cue Resource Actions

    in 3... 2... 1...

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Cue Resource Actions

      The current one hasn't finished yet - voluntary done, now moving to invol stage because not enough good people 'took one for the team'.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Lets see.

    IBM PHBs haven't learnt a damned thing. The same old, tired approach is still being flogged to death, and worse still its being adopted in the new company.

    I still don't get the "Oh its in the cloud, we don't need infrastructure services" shit PHBs believe in. Its just the same thing run on someone else's hardware. The day-to-day admin drudgery is still there. Users still screw up systems. Systems still have problems that need to be resolved. Some of this can be mitigated IF your apps are cloud native - but lets face it, a hell of a lot of them aren't.

  3. AMBxx Silver badge


    It's their own fault - didn't sack enough people last quarter.

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