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4 steps to modernize and cloud-enable applications

Customers today are no longer satisfied by the traditional consumer-business relationship. Instead, they expect engaging and informative digital experiences. In order to match these expectations and stay ahead of the curve, organizations must lean into digital transformation. Businesses need to modernize both customer-facing and enterprise applications to support a customer-centric approach to business. Developing a […]

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Simplify modernization and build cloud-native with open source technologies

Cloud-native technologies are the new normal for application development. Cloud-native creates immeasurable business value with increased velocity and reduced operational costs. Together, these support emerging business opportunities. Advancements in application development have focused on net new applications. We have seen that existing applications that cannot easily move to the cloud have been left on traditional […]

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Cloud-native application deployment across hybrid multicloud infrastructure: 451 analyst interview

Modern enterprises are quickly adopting a cloud-native approach to speed up the application lifecycle and deliver features quickly and more efficiently to users. Jay Lyman, principal analyst with 451 Research, details the flexibility of cloud-native applications across a hybrid multicloud infrastructure. In the following video interviews he shares how Kubernetes is used to deploy varied […]

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An intelligent approach to multicloud management

Here’s a staggering fact: According to an IBM Institute for Business Value study, 94 percent of enterprise customers surveyed stated they are using multicloud, multicluster environments (public, private and at the edge) to optimize cloud workloads and take advantage of innovation and avoid cloud vendor lock in. Yet, less than 40 percent have the procedures […]

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Three ways to drive customer value and remove infrastructure burdens

Building cloud-native applications can become a huge challenge with the vast and growing array of choices. As organizations wrestle with becoming more agile and adopting DevOps practices, how can they maintain their existing investment and start on a path towards a cloud-native future? Take a quick look at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation interactive map […]

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Primerica modernizes applications with hybrid cloud and container technologies

The Primerica business regularly starts at the kitchen tables of Middle American families. Those personal conversations about finances and life insurance build trust that allows us to help families get the financial services they needed to protect themselves and future generations. Over the course of four decades, we have worked to enhance our client relationships […]

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Israeli startup builds crime reporting and city services app with Watson AI on IBM Cloud

The percentage of people reporting crimes on their own initiative is close to zero. Law enforcement officials are well aware that vital information may fail to reach them, often due to informants’ fear of exposure. Repo Cyber Ltd. is a startup company in Israel offering a mobile app for anonymous reporting to law enforcement organizations. […]

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Accelerating enterprise cloud adoption with application modernization

Despite the significant benefits of cloud computing, which include cost savings, agility, elasticity and standardization, to name a few, some companies are struggling with their cloud journey. Most have successfully adopted a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, built cloud-native digital capabilities or migrated simpler distributed applications, but few have made real progress in application modernization. In […]

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How construction worker feedback is helping shape app development for Mueller, Inc.

I always joke that my knowledge about an MVP (minimum viable product) came from HBO’s hit show, Silicon Valley, where a motley crew of developers race to create prototypes for clients. But, it’s true. When Mueller partnered with the IBM Garage to create the Material Estimator app, I knew that we’d work together to build […]

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How to assess application modernization quality with continuous software testing

Quality is essential to every project. That is the clear message from businesses across every industry. Today’s enterprise IT environment, however, is more diverse and complicated than ever before. The combination of technologies, including mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, are helping businesses drive competitive advantage. While companies are adjusting […]

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Gain flexibility with microservices applications

Microservice development techniques have ushered in an unprecedented era of continuous delivery and deployment. It’s important that organizations investing in IT evaluate its application modernization journey. As part of that journey, businesses can gain efficiencies and cost savings by unlocking the potential of microclimate architectures. Yet, careful consideration must be given to how to best […]

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How DevOps tools make applications go faster and farther

The term DevOps has been in existence for at least a decade now. In tech years, a decade is a long time. It’s hard to measure how pervasive the DevOps model has become in that decade, but it’s safe to say that most, if not all, development and operations teams know about it, and many […]

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