Apps

Microservices and APIs help modernize mainframe applications

An increasing number of financial services customers with mainframe applications want and need to modernize. They face many issues related to the management, maintenance and deployment of mainframe applications. Real-world modernization barriers Most financial services customers are reluctant to modernize mission-critical applications because, well, they are mission critical. They run the business on them. These […]

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SOA versus microservices: What’s the difference?

If you work in IT, you might have heard the SOA versus microservices debate. After all, everyone is talking about microservices and agile applications these days. At first glance, the two approaches sound very similar. In some ways, they are. Both are different from a traditional, monolithic architecture in that every service will have its […]

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How to overcome cloud transformation challenges to deliver superior experiences

Today’s customers demand experiences that are nuanced, contextual and, above all, personalized. Creating such personalized experiences is a key differentiator among competitors in any market. However, it can be difficult, and traditional on-premises systems often aren’t up to the task. That’s why many business leaders have been looking to implement cloud solutions to gain the […]

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Fitzsoft transforms Zambia’s technology sector with IBM Cloud

All over the word, the smartphone revolution has had a huge impact on the way people interact with technology. Smartphone applications have made the web more user friendly, opening it up to new audiences. In Zambia, this revolution has taken a little longer to arrive, but its impact is likely to be even more transformative. […]

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A 5-minute summary of the IDC API Market Share Report

IDC recently released its Worldwide Integration Middleware and API Management Software Market Shares, 2017 business report, which covers integration middleware and API management software. It’s full of interesting information, but most people won’t find the time to read all the details of the full report. So here’s a quick overview you can read in five […]

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Changing the game: 3 ways IBM Cloud is transforming the US Open

For more than 25 years, IBM has collaborated with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to help put on one of the greatest events in sports: the US Open. As IBM has evolved and innovated, it has brought those advancements to help improve the US Open experience for fans. In 2018, that storied tradition continues […]

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Apoteca Natura teams with IBM to help users monitor health from anywhere

Staying on top of your health is often easier said than done. There are so many things to monitor and remember. Are you getting enough exercise and sleep? Are you drinking enough water? When do you need to take your medication? What were your latest blood test results? It’s not easy to balance managing your […]

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4 steps to help you transform your business with application modernization

Business pressures demand faster time to market. As a result, enterprises are adopting the latest application modernization solutions to increase productivity while also decreasing operational costs. According to a Research and Markets report, the application modernization services market size is expected to grow from $6.87 billion in 2017 to $16.67 billion by 2022. Application modernization […]

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What’s new in robotic process automation from IBM?

Robotic process automation (RPA) is receiving a lot of attention, and for good reason. It’s a way to introduce automation and achieve business value at low cost and with near-zero risk. For anyone who’s familiar with the technology, deploying RPA software is not equivalent to building fully automated processes and platforms from the ground up. […]

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20 years of innovation: WebSphere Application Server

Back in 1998, during the Wild West days of the internet, a small team of developers saw an opportunity to take the IBM core competency of transactional processing and merge it with the then still-evolving World Wide Web. Back then, the majority of companies were only using the web for publishing purposes, but IBM sought […]

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What is Kubernetes and why should you care?

If you have even a passing interest in containerization, you’ve probably heard a lot about Kubernetes. With the focus in cloud development shifting to containers, this technology has exploded in popularity. But what is Kubernetes and why does it matter to your business? The problem Businesses and their customers are pushing for flexibility, faster time […]

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What is a modern app?

Modernizing something means it must be obsolete to begin with. That’s true of applications as much as anything else. What may be a “heritage” application to you may not seem out of date to someone else. Looking back at heritage applications To appreciate a modern application, one must understand what a modern application is not. […]

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