The hybrid cloud you didn’t know you had

Since the end of the last decade we have seen a transformation of the way information technology (IT) is being consumed. It started slowly with startups renting compute power, up to the point today where the large IT vendors are betting their future on the transformation that is driving the industry with the shift to […]

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How the cloud can help you grow and remain compliant after a disaster

In this post I will be discussing how the use of cloud for disaster recovery can help you remain compliant and how it can generate new business opportunities. I will also talk briefly about what you should consider in terms of disaster recovery when building a new solution on the cloud. Cloud can provide compliance […]

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How the cloud can help you grow and remain compliant after a disaster

In my two earlier posts I talked about the need for a disaster recovery solution and how the cloud can form the basis for that solution. In this post I will discuss how the use of cloud for disaster recovery can help you remain compliant and how it can generate new business opportunities. I will […]

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Using the cloud for business continuity

In my previous post, I talked a bit about disaster recovery and how unexpected events trigger the need for disaster recovery solutions. In this part I will talk about how you can use cloud as the basis for the infrastructure of your disaster recovery solution. I will also discuss what you should look at as prepackaged […]

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Dinosaurs and the cloud: The mainframe’s role

Dinosaurs are not usually something you equate with cloud computing, but bear with me while using this analogy. Around 20 years ago I had my summer internship in the internal IT department at IBM in Norway, and I can still remember a poster that hung on the one of the office doors. It said “The […]

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IBM CCRA release 3.0 – How does it affect me?

In this article I will present my first impressions on the CCRA 3.0 and what it can help me with in my daily work on cloud solutions.

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Cloud: Competitor or opportunity for the outsourcing business? (Part 2)

The discussion continues as we compare and contrast what you get from an outsourcer vs. a cloud service provider.

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Cloud: Competitor or opportunity for the outsourcing business? – Part 1

Cloud has had a profound effect on the outsourcing industry.

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Why a reference architecture is important for you

In any cloud project, or any IT project for that matter, the use of a reference architecture is good. In this blog post, I will explain why.

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IBM CCRA release 3.0 – How does it affect me?

In this article I will present my first impressions on the CCRA 3.0 and what it can help me with in my daily work on cloud solutions.

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Backup to the cloud: Good idea or recipe for disaster?

Backup has always been a challenge in the enterprise, especially with the recent growth in data volumes.

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Using IBM SmartCloud Enterprise for High Performance Computing

The big question is: Is it practical to run HPC computing in a cloud environment?

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