Top 10 Thoughts on Cloud posts for 2015

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Cloud Native Computing Foundation takes off

This is a big week for many people in our industry—and not just because of the coming “Star Wars” release. It’s also significant because the Linux Foundation has announced the formal open governance structure for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. This announcement is important because it confirms the Linux Foundation Working Group and marks the […]

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How to cut the risk of moving to cloud

“Cloud first, cloud first.” You can hear your leadership team chanting from around the corner. You’re ready to go for the speed, agility and value you get from cloud. But as you move to a “cloud first” strategy, what happens to your on-premises licenses? Can you –and does it make sense to — move them […]

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Cloud computing – much more than virtualization

Cloud computing is evolving — what it is and how to best use it is open to interpretation. One area of potentially confusing interpretations is virtualization. Virtualization has been used for about ten years now to better utilize physical assets (hardware) and reduce capital IT expenditures. But virtualization in and of itself is not the […]

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Video, media, and their rapid evolution in the cloud

Enterprise Cloud Platforms are fundamentally changing how the world’s data is processed, stored and delivered. And, as we have seen, that data is no longer just structured data, but increasingly unstructured. Importantly, no data type is growing faster than video. Video is how we are entertained, how we are informed, how we learn and how […]

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Top 10 open cloud technology stories of 2015

In my nearly 20 years of experience working in and around open technology, I can’t recall a more eventful year. It seems like new foundations are popping up on a weekly basis. But, as cloud, mobile and Internet of Things technologies evolve, there’s a definite need to standardize and come together to establish a way […]

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For Nigeria’s leading hosting provider, the right cloud is key

As a hosting services company, Whogohost Limited’s reputation for reliability is critical for success. To ensure high-performance cloud service delivery, the Nigerian business teamed with a global cloud provider offering SoftLayer resources. However, a sudden sharp decline in service quality greatly concerned Whogohost Chief Executive Officer Oluwatoba Obaniyi. “Service quality just nose-dived,” says Obaniyi. “We […]

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Keyword offers protection for a new era of fraud and cyberattacks

Keyword Chief Executive Officer Daniel Delpuech knows that organizations need a multipronged plan of attack to effectively address today’s complex and ever-evolving cyber fraud schemes. “In the past, there’s been a siloed approach, with a solution for each type of fraud,” he says. “The customer was obliged to buy several offerings, which drove up costs significantly.” […]

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Enterprise cloud providers: What business really wants

My colleagues at IBM and I frequently find ourselves in similar discussions when it comes to enterprise cloud requirements. We thought it would be beneficial to get these questions out in the open for a wider conversation. At a recent Twitter chat, chaired by Forrester analyst Paul Miller, we looked to answer: “What does the […]

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5 things 2015 taught us about cloud

As we bid farewell to 2015, it seems only fitting that we take a look back at the top trends that shaped cloud computing, mobile and Internet of Things. During a recent Twitter chat using the #IBMDojo hashtag, we tapped l industry experts to get their opinions on the biggest advancements and stories from the […]

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Bluemix emerges as a hub for secure access to cloud services

Bluemix started as IBM’s Cloud Platform as a Service for software developers with a variety of build packs and a well equipped set of DevOps tools. In the short time since its inception, Bluemix has expanded its cloud platform to include OpenStack, Docker and virtual machines, further extending its ability to service workloads. Bluemix is […]

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Take a front row seat for cloud apps at InterConnect

There was a time when it was hard to spot who was using Software as a Service (SaaS) applications.  Maybe the marketing department signed up for digital analytics, a project team used BPM to manage workflows, or the HR team did recruiting online. But these were one-off and focused use cases within an organization. Everything […]

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