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Five key questions on application development monitoring

A black belt is not attainable in the martial art Tang Soo Do. Dark-blue is the highest level. Black represents perfection, and a Tang Soo Do practitioner can never be perfect. The lesson: no matter how hard you try, you are not going to achieve perfection. Similarly, application monitoring strives to reach 100 percent uptime. […]

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Bring your workflow to the private cloud

Many people know Bluemix as the IBM platform as a service (PaaS) for building, deploying, running and managing applications built for the cloud. But what if you want use Bluemix to run applications that cannot be outside your company’s data center? Bluemix Local is the solution, providing an on-premises version of Bluemix for local deployments. […]

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Three questions developers have about WebSphere V9

I dream in code. I know all developers do. As a senior software architect on the WebSphere team, I have a long working relationship with my fellow developers—both at IBM and through clients. We all dream in code, and we love it when that code becomes reality. That’s why IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 9 […]

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Three steps for capitalizing on the IoT

Businesses are betting on the Internet of Things (IoT) by installing a few billion sensors, handheld devices and monitoring systems this year. While this is a big number, that’s not the big story. Because when it comes to the IoT, the things are cool but the data is golden. We are in the age of […]

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Create cloud apps and microservices with IBM WebSphere

Not so long ago, mobile apps were merely a “hip thing” companies bragged about. A commodity only iPhone users could enjoy. Those days are long gone. Now, mobile apps are a must-have for companies to simply stay in business. With new and innovative mobile apps rapidly solidifying their reputations as must-haves in order for businesses […]

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Experience the power of private cloud: IBM Bluemix Local System

Imagine a single cloud platform where your company can run both preexisting enterprise apps and new cloud apps all on one single platform, behind your own firewall. A local private cloud that automatically accelerates, automates and optimizes your application environments, while your team focuses on building exciting new apps. Today, IBM is introducing the IBM […]

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How fast can you deploy apps & APIs across hybrid clouds?

Do you ever wish you could reuse existing apps “as is” and move them on or off-premises without change? Are you looking to create new and innovative mobile, internet of things (IoT) and Web apps as well as APIs? Do you need to optimize your app deployments across hybrid cloud with IBM WebSphere Application Server […]

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WebSphere brings cloud economics to the on-premises world

The business and economic benefits of cloud are clear: faster deployment, access to innovative services, lower costs and flexible pricing options. But rather than implement an entire cloud-based infrastructure, most companies (80 percent of companies according to the IDC) are investing in hybrid technologies. Why? Hybrid capabilities bring the benefits of cloud to the on-premises […]

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My POV: The current state of ITSM

In my previous post, “What is the Future of IT Service Management?”, I discussed why ITSM is more important now than ever. I also talked about a few other transformations that will happen within ITSM. It’s always a good thing to think about the future in terms of what might be possible. But do you […]

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Why slow is the new down

It wasn’t too long ago when a kiss of death for a company was if their platform went down for hours or days. It was a company’s biggest nightmare. Unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced society, being down is a fraction of the worry. Now it’s all about speed: speed to market, speed to respond to customers, […]

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Accelerate your app integration deployment on the cloud

With rapidly evolving integration requirements, how quickly can your business deliver an integration solution? Is it taking weeks or months to deploy your IBM Integration Bus (IIB) development and test environments? Are you limited by proprietary systems, middleware and code that lack the flexibility to quickly deploy those application integration solutions? Are you struggling to […]

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The enchanting quest to move your apps to WebSphere on Cloud

It’s never easy to venture outside of what you know. Lord Ned Stark did not want to venture too far outside the safe walls of Winterfell, Bilbo Baggins wasn’t pleased to forgo the comfort of his hobbit hole, and Harry Potter? Well, actually, he was pretty happy to leave his closet under the stairs. Although […]

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