Hail the new business architecture-led organization of the cloud era

By Steve Wallace and Serkan Sahin The growth of cloud computing in recent years has raised a number of interesting questions about how businesses will have to reinvent and reorganize themselves to gain the greatest possible competitive advantage. In particular, the future role of the chief information officer (CIO) has been scrutinized and questioned. In […]

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Cloud delivers growth and speed to market for midsize business

By Doug Clark & Robert Tickell Is cloud and the innovation to market that cloud helps enable a “killer app” for the UK’s midsize businesses? Midsize business is the often unsung hero of the UK economy. In fact, Deloitte estimates that some 300,000 companies in the UK fall into this category—each driving turnover between £15 […]

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Chat recap: What can cloud deliver for SMBs?

What are the key parameters that define cloud computing? Security, data locations, agility? More specifically, how do each of these issues change when we compare enterprises to small and medium businesses? Check out the transcript from our lively chat below to get a sense of some of the challenges SMBs face, and the solutions that […]

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Above, inside and below the cloud

As the pervasiveness of cloud increases throughout industries, it is important that you know the various aspects of cloud integration that must be understood as you make the decision to move forward into “the cloud sphere.” The next sections will focus on the areas above, inside and below the cloud that you should be considering. […]

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Upcoming chat: What can cloud deliver for small and mid-sized businesses?

Fresh from our very engaging and insightful Cloud Connect events in the UK last month we’re taking a look at how cloud and its relevant pillars of IaaS, SaaS and PaaS affect small and mid-sized businesses in the UK. Some cloud-related questions to consider for small and mid-size businesses: – Do the benefits of speed […]

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IBM Watson and IBM Emptoris deliver federal solutions

By Alex Baran (abaran@us.ibm.com) The IBM Watson and IBM Emptoris federal teams, along with support from IBM Procurement and selected federal customers, have brought the premier cognitive computing system in the world together with the foremost supply management solution. This will provide a new level of advanced analytics and solutions for Federal Acquisition Systems. This offering […]

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Back to the future: Why z/OS mainframe is the ideal cloud platform

By Pat Toole and Frank DeGilio Fifty years ago, IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. unveiled the System/360—the first general purpose computing system specifically designed for business—calling it “the beginning of a new generation, not only of computers, but of their applications in business, science and government.” It was this vision for computing that made possible […]

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How to leverage cloud and achieve business resilience

The need for business resilience only increases in this uncertain world.  What is business resilience?  It is the ability of an organization’s business operations to rapidly adapt and respond to internal or external dynamic changes—including opportunities, demands, disruptions, or threats. The whole system of engagement comes into play.  It starts with the resiliency strategy.  This […]

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IBM event highlights cloud’s impact in Hong Kong

It’s no surprise that the world we know today is no longer separated from technology. At IBM we’re seeing transformational shifts with the emergence of cloud computing, but lately I’ve been thinking about its practical applications and impact on everyday lives. With the proliferation of internet, wireless and mobile technology, new customers and new markets […]

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IBM & Atlantis Computing team to deliver Atlantis ILIO USX

New offering exploits the capabilities of the new IBM X6 servers.

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IBM white label services: A hiding game where everyone’s a winner

Why everyone's a winner with IBM white label services.

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Is a hybrid cloud model right for you?

For those who remain reluctant to adopt cloud, the hybrid model offers a way to ease into this brave new world.

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