Calculating the TCO of moving SAP workloads to cloud

As I was leaving our local movie theater on a recent day out with my family, my daughter noticed that I looked annoyed. She asked what was wrong. I decided not to say what I was really thinking: that’s two hours and $30 we’d never get back. This made me think about all the other […]

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Remove the obstacles delaying your large-scale cloud adoption

Many CIOs recognize the value of cloud, but there can be significant barriers to large-scale cloud adoption. Company leaders find their organizations unprepared to migrate the optimal workloads to cloud for early success, facing security challenges they didn’t anticipate, making IT decisions that don’t make financial sense for the business, or taking a minimal or […]

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Cloud trends: More businesses are adopting cloud managed services

According to a recent Frost & Sullivan survey of US-based IT decision makers, 80 percent of US business will increase their use of cloud managed services in 2017. Why this commitment to managed services? At IBM InterConnect 2017, several customers will share their successes and lessons learned. There will also be subject matter experts and […]

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PeroxyChem builds a whole new IT infrastructure in less than five months

What sounds like a problem to some companies represents an opportunity for others. When PeroxyChem was divested from its parent company in 2014, the chemical manufacturer was given just one year to create a new IT infrastructure and department while maintaining day-to-day business functions. 40 percent management, 60 percent innovation When Jim Curley took over […]

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Why Celanese moved to a cloud managed services solution

Celanese Corporation reduced operational costs by more than 50 percent while improving response to workload demands and delivering superior service levels for its managed infrastructure by switching to a cloud managed services solution. Now the chemical company can reallocate these cost savings to drive innovation, strategy and an increased emphasis on security. Based in Dallas, […]

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