Running at the speed of cloud

According to a recent study led by the IBM Center of Applied Insights, “Pacesetters” are separating themselves from the pack in gaining benefit from Cloud Computing.

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Cloud strategy: Power of the people

We're taking cloud strategy beyond the technology, and stressing the importance of skills.

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My day at the US Open

What enterprises can learn from technology in sports.

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Cloud, meet Enterprise Computing

IBM announced today its intent to acquire SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.

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The space between: Where is the real value in SMAC?

To find out how this convergence of technologies is driving innovation, you need to look in the “space between” these phenomena to really see where technology is going.

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From self-service to outsourced; a cloud migration

Would you trust the most critical aspects of your business and its reputation to a “do-it-yourself” (DIY) approach?

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DevOps: The song remains the same

One of the constants in IT is the desire to have a “seamless” flow of software from Development to Test to Delivery.

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Relocated or born there?

In the early days of cloud in the enterprise, the focus was on taking existing workloads/applications and delivering them by way of the cloud.

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It’s about the journey and the destination

The cloud destination requires a journey that allows you to bring along and transform your existing infrastructure and applications while developing new applications for the cloud.

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Executive Corner: Don’t settle for the check mark

Note: Through the end of the year, we’ll be posting one blog per day from our top 10 “greatest hits” from Thoughts on Cloud since we launched in September. This post is #10 and was originally published on Nov. 28.

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PaaS comes of age: Why platform as a service needs to be part of your cloud strategy

IBM made a number of cloud announcements today, advancing the capabilities for small and large businesses alike in the area of cloud computing. If you read through the announcements, you will find a new set of capabilities called “IBM SmartCloud Application Services.” These new capabilities for IBM SmartCloud provide, in essence, a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution. […]

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PaaS comes of age: Why platform as a service needs to be part of your cloud strategy

Today IBM announced a new set of capabilities called “IBM SmartCloud Application Services.” These new capabilities for IBM SmartCloud provide, in essence, a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution.

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