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How APM can help eliminate continuous delivery issues

Companies are rapidly adopting the DevOps culture and methodology to embrace digital transformation and enable continuous delivery, the nonstop rollout of software upgrades. While continuous delivery continues to have a significant impact on both IT and business overall, it does come with challenges. Continuous delivery’s impact on application quality EMA recently cited in their report […]

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Meet the new IBM Cloud Brokerage

Today, we are pleased to announce the latest version of IBM Cloud Brokerage. IBM Cloud Brokerage and its related products, ranging from hardware to service support, simplify cloud management. The updated platform enables IT organizations to more easily procure and provision software and computing resources from multiple cloud services providers and other suppliers—all from a […]

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Automated processes leads to automatic profit

If you are a leader in the IT industry, then you have likely experienced the satisfaction of making a difference in the world. Software has dramatically changed the world around us. Almost every single business sector, category or domain of activity has undergone a software-driven revolution. Software touches every part of our lives. It’s part […]

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Does moving to the cloud really pay off?

There’s no doubt the cloud has drastically changed the game for businesses and consumers alike. Cloud has the power to drive business innovation, create more customer-friendly applications and experiences, transform business operations and reduce costs. And that’s only a select few of its superpowers. So, the question for businesses isn’t “why move to the cloud,” […]

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Why IBM API Gateway is the best choice for digital transformation

In the digital economy, APIs have become the key enabler of digital transformation. More and more businesses are adopting API management as an integral component of their integration strategy. According to analyst firm IDC, “API management was the fastest-growing market across integration and orchestration middleware in 2015” worldwide at $331 million. Analysts at Forrester predict […]

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The best way to avoid application downtime troubles

In today’s always-connected world, applications do not go down quietly. Social media forums overflow with irate customers announcing disruptions, sometimes grabbing the attention of news websites. Even as your organization addresses the issues, you face reputational damage and loss in revenue that can extend long past the initial incident and resolution. To pour salt on […]

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How to manage both cloud-native and cloud-enabled apps

Until the cloud becomes more pervasive, businesses have to manage two separate types of applications: traditional enterprise software that have been cloud-enabled, and applications that are cloud-native, or born in the cloud. In this post, I’ll explain how you can manage both types of applications on one system in your private, local cloud. This can […]

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Why you should take advantage of new IBM Alert Notification integrations

IBM Alert Notification keeps getting better. The software as a service (SaaS) offering meets the increasing demands for agility and efficient collaboration among teams who use multiple monitoring and management tools. And now we’ve added new integration capabilities on top of its existing feature set. Optimize notifications and take immediate action With IBM Alert Notification, […]

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Lean IT: Automating for profitability

What does lean IT mean to you? For me, lean IT starts with prioritizing your systems and your applications. I work in the area of systems alert management and automation. That entails two roles, creating monitors to identify issues with systems and applications, and then building automation to recover the systems or applications. If the […]

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Why your business needs to master DevOps

DevOps is short for software development and operations. So why would a business leader be interested in that? The name hides the fact that the business is a key player in the DevOps approach, enabling business leaders to quickly take advantage of market opportunities and rapidly respond to customers’ needs. In a world rewarding engagement, […]

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Automate your business process with IBM Cloud Orchestrator

This post was co-authored by Massimo Marra. Business process helps drive a company’s strategies to execution. In a cloud environment, manual processes that don’t connect to overall business processes can cause problems. For instance, we’re sure you don’t like to deal with inconsistencies and errors between your on- and off-premises process management environments. In this […]

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Add performance insight to your network operations

“Elegant and simple. Our network operations team are going to like this.” A systems manager I recently met in the UK made these positive comments regarding the newly-released Network Device Dashboard, part of the IBM Netcool Operations Insight (NOI) offering. This new device-centric dashboard presents a view of all relevant device data to enable quick […]

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