Jim Comfort

New IBM services help companies manage the new multicloud world

Enterprises are going through a huge transformation in how they operate. Today, according to a recent study, 85 percent of enterprises operate in a multicloud environment. The IBM Institute for Business Value estimates that by 2021, 98 percent of organizations studied plan to adopt multicloud architectures. Navigating multicloud complexity There are no two ways about […]

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Partnerships make the clouds go round

The phrase “it takes a village” is rarely more true than in the technology industry. Time and again, when a company chooses not to collaborate with other industry leaders, it is almost certain to fail. Instead, real innovation and business value in emerging and maturing markets comes when companies work together to deliver value to […]

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Letting customers decide who really leads in cloud

When people discuss “the cloud,” what they’re really talking about is the vast landscape of cloud solutions. Today, clouds fuel apps that are touched by thousands of organizations and millions of people every day. In a lot of ways, the cloud has become the invisible thread weaving its way through everything digital, in one form […]

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Why hybrid cloud is becoming the destination for enterprise transformation

The cloud has shifted from being a driver of cost savings to a key enabler of business innovation. As it matures, industries across the globe are realizing that the “cloud” is not simply a thing, but a multi-dimensional technology destination to fuel business innovation. A properly deployed cloud platform can improve business models, intelligence and […]

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Giving hybrid cloud the spotlight it deserves with VMware desktop services

Lots of recent discussion has focused on the rapidly growing hybrid cloud market. But just why does hybrid cloud computing matter? Hybrid is the new reality for migration to cloud. It’s the fastest-growing segment in the enterprise cloud space. Clients want control and flexibility in making decisions about taking their existing IT infrastructure into the […]

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IBM’s OpenStack-powered Blue Box Cloud Dedicated now available on SoftLayer

There are two certainties that IBM Cloud leaders hold: 1. Clients want a hybrid cloud strategy where they can control what happens and where. This allows clients to do things faster at scale. 2. Open source is the foundation of innovative application development in the cloud. If you’ve been following its evolution, you know IBM […]

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A new day in cloud

IBM’s acquisition of SoftLayer is now complete, and the closing represents an industry first.

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