IBM’s Bluemix development platform is already available in public and hosted private cloud versions. On Thursday, the company announced a third option for customers that need to build apps behind a firewall.
Called Bluemix Local, it adds new hybrid cloud app-development capabilities, giving enterprises the ability to build apps securely and deploy them easily across public, private and on-premise environments.
“It allows you to build a true hybrid app,” said Damion Heredia, IBM’s vice president for Cloud Platform Services. “You can choose where you want different parts to run.”