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Clarifying cloud personalization: 4 common misconceptions

You wouldn’t purchase a car without some forethought, and you shouldn’t rush into any cloud environment without careful consideration. Your organization undoubtedly has widely varying IT needs, so relying on a one-size-fits-all cloud computing solution would be similar to driving off the lot with a sports car when you really need an SUV. Cloud personalization […]

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7 considerations for choosing the right hybrid cloud provider

Hybrid cloud computing is an attractive option for businesses that want to combine the advantages of public and private clouds. An organization’s hybrid cloud provider will be an important partner as it integrates on-premises systems with cloud-based ones. Before awarding this important contract, there are seven important aspects to consider. 1. Get to know your workloads. Before […]

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3 open source solutions that could help mitigate natural disasters

In the last 20 years, more than 2.5 billion people have been affected by natural disasters. In only the past few years, Puerto Rico suffered a massive hurricane, wildfires in California destroyed thousands of homes and an earthquake devastated parts of Mexico City. To help pilot technology that addresses these issues, IBM sponsored Call for […]

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On the road to AI adoption, slow and steady wins the race

About 15 years ago, artificial intelligence (AI) was still in its infancy, with few companies actively using it. But since the explosion of cloud computing and new specialized processors for advanced statistical analysis, this 60-year-old computing discipline has gotten a new lease of life. Leading-edge companies have made AI adoption a key strategic differentiator, using […]

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How artificial intelligence can help unlock data

Every company houses an iceberg of data. Above the surface floats the information that is used. Under the surface lies a massive collection of unused data that is practically invisible to employees. For many companies, the value of this data is almost incalculable. Unlocking it could be a game changer, and artificial intelligence (AI) could […]

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Why a multicloud strategy beats a one-size-fits-all cloud approach

When cloud computing first started, one size really did seem to fit all. Companies looked for quick wins, moving generic applications to public cloud infrastructures so they could take advantage of lower costs and increased scalability. More than a decade later, the industry has evolved. Organizations are moving from single-cloud implementations to multicloud strategies. Many of the […]

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How cloud personalization can help your business

People often talk about the cloud as if there were only one. In reality, there are many clouds, each operated by its own cloud service provider (CSP) and with its own strengths and weaknesses. Cloud personalization involves mixing and matching multiple clouds to create the perfect IT environment for a business. In the latest episode of […]

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