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Why we added new map tools to Netcool

I had the opportunity to visit a number of telecommunications clients using IBM Netcool over the last year. We frequently discussed the benefits of have a geographically mapped view of topology. Not just because it was nice “eye candy” in the Network Operations Center (NOC), but because it gives an important geographically-based view of network […]

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How to streamline continuous delivery through better auditing

IT managers, does this sound familiar? Just when everything is running smoothly, you encounter the release management process in place for upgrading business applications in the production environment. You get an error notification in one of the workflows running the release management process. It can be especially frustrating when the error is coming from the […]

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Want to see the latest from WebSphere Liberty? Join our webcast

We just released the latest release of WebSphere Liberty, 16.0.0.4. It includes many new enhancements to its security, database management and overall performance. Interested in what’s new? Join our webcast on January 11, 2017. Why? Read on. I used to take time to reflect on the year behind me as the calendar year closed out, […]

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Why you need DevOps to rethink digital transformation

We are passing through many worldwide changes due to the digital transformation era. In under a decade, think how profoundly your personal and professional life has been affected by technology. The world continues to digitize quickly. Entrepreneurs who are thinking about innovation and want to develop successful digital businesses must understand why DevOps is so […]

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How to set up a private cloud platform

If you’re in charge of IT at your company, it’s pretty safe to assume you already have a reference hardware architecture and available infrastructure within your organization. So you want to set up a private cloud on premises for workloads across your company. What more do you need, and how do you set up and […]

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Leverage APIs to let others do your marketing

Think of a situation where you were about to make a major purchase, like an expensive car or an apartment. Somewhere during that buying process, you most likely consulted someone to inform your decision—a friend, a relative or even a stranger through an online review. Their feedback either reinforces your decision to buy or hold […]

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How to choose the best DevOps toolchain orchestration solution

One of the biggest challenges around application development is the role of communication and transparency between teams. For a long time, different team—like developers, business analysts, QAs and operations—were independent. Companies sometimes suffered from the siloed approach that resulted. The results of this scenario were longer app delivery cycles, less innovative products and a slower […]

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The three best new features of WebSphere eXtreme Scale

I’ve got some good news for the in-memory data grid aficionados out there! WebSphere eXtreme Scale V8.6.1.1 (WXS) update has just been released, bringing new features and capabilities to your Caching Life. More good news: if you have a WebSphere Application Server entitlement, you can take advantage of these new enhancements right away, at no […]

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6 years running: IBM a leader in Gartner OSS Magic Quadrant

IBM has once again been named a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Support Systems. Gartner explored ten major vendors that sell end-to-end OSS communication service providers in the global marketplace and recognized IBM as a leader for our completeness of vision and continued execution. IBM has been recognized as a leader […]

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Business process goes cognitive at IBM World of Watson

At this year’s IBM World of Watson conference, the IBM Process Innovation team captured the excitement of businesses moving into the cognitive era. Through onsite presentations and conversations, attendees shared how cognitive capabilities are transforming business process. The following whiteboard session videos from WoW are a quick, fun and visual way to rediscover key cognitive […]

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Three cool things you should know about WebSphere

Businesses large and small are looking for ways to keep up in this era of digital transformation. They’re looking to add cognitive capabilities to enhance applications, expand API usage or implement a microservices strategy—just to name a few. The hard part isn’t necessarily knowing what next-generation applications and APIs your business should develop in order […]

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Introducing the IBM App Connect webcast series

Last spring, we introduced IBM App Connect, a new cloud-based tool that enables business users to quickly connect apps to automate tasks and boost productivity. Using App Connect, you can reclaim time from manual tasks and focus on work that matters most to you. Further extending the product family earlier this month, we announced IBM […]

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