Hybrid

Tackling digital transformation in the multicloud world

In today’s digital economy, enterprises face disruption by innovative business models and new players in the established industries. Their customers increasingly demand seamless and engaging experiences through a range of digital channels, including mobile apps, web, and IoT devices. Thanks to the immediacy of social media, many people have no patience for brands that fail […]

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Cloud-iplicity: Integration in a multicloud world

Let’s say you suddenly have the power to clone yourself. How many of you would it take to tackle all of your work on any given day? Two? Three? Four? Twelve? If this sounds like a familiar scenario, you probably remember the movie “Multiplicity” starring Michael Keaton (and Michael Keaton and Michael Keaton) as Doug […]

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US Army Logistics extends cloud contract and adds Watson

The US Army’s Logistics Support Activity has extended a cloud computing agreement with IBM first inked in 2012 for an additional three years. The new $135 million contract will include Watson capabilities in addition to they cloud services and software the Army was already using. “We’re moving beyond infrastructure as a service and embracing both […]

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Why IBM MQ lets you choose the cloud best for you

Nobody likes to be restricted. They don’t want to have decisions made for them. Would you really go to a restaurant if the menu had only one option? “Oh, you’d like a side salad with your hamburger?” the waiter asks. “No, sorry. We only can give you this one thing.” And here’s my point: We […]

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The next step in the evolution of orchestration

Cloud orchestration and automation across multiple technologies, platforms and service provider environments have become complex processes with a wide range of challenges. According to IDC’s “FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2017 Predictions,” more than 60 percent of enterprise IT organizations building hybrid clouds will purchase new or updated workload-centric cloud management solutions by the end of this […]

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Italian airport operator SEA announces 7-year agreement to use IBM Cloud

SEA (Societã Esercizi Aeroportuali), the company that manages the Milan Linate and Malpensa airports in Italy, has announced a seven-year agreement to use a hybrid IT environment that integrates with IBM Cloud. The agreement includes data center and hosting services, systems and storage managed services, and help desk and security management. It’s expected to generate […]

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How the new, next-gen IBM Z helps you get more from your cloud

Earlier this week, IBM pulled back the curtain on the new IBM Z mainframe. This is a dazzling piece of technology, designed to be the world’s most powerful transaction system. It includes impressive integration capabilities, leading encryption technology and astounding performance. Sounds impressive, right? But what does all this have to do with cloud? The […]

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Taking your business to the cloud with IBM Z

IBM just unveiled the world’s most powerful transaction mainframe system with breakthrough pervasive encryption technology. The IBM z14 features the industry’s fastest microprocessor, and offers a scalable system structure that delivers a 35 percent capacity increase for traditional workloads and up to 35 percent capacity increase for Linux workloads compared to the z13. The new […]

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How to use your private cloud to optimize and innovate all your cloud apps

Today, IT operations managers and developers to expect more from their private clouds. With private cloud, they can achieve better speed-to-market, scalability, enhanced security, improved IT infrastructure manageability and flexibility. Want to learn how to optimize and innovate your private cloud? Join the IBM cloud team for a webcast on July 24 at 11:00 AM […]

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5 ongoing changes in the world of cloud

I was recently invited to talk to a group of IT professionals on the theme of trends in cloud computing. Thinking about the brief and my experiences working in the field for the past few years, my talk centered on five major trends and signs of changes that I’m seeing on a day-to-day basis: 1. […]

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Behind the scenes with IBM Cloud Automation Manager

Many businesses have adopted a hybrid cloud approach to manage cloud-enabled and cloud-native workloads spanning across multiple locations, from on-premises data centers to private, dedicated and public clouds. On a recent webcast, we took a deep dive into the architectural principles of IBM Cloud Automation Manager (CAM). IBM experts shared the architectural principles of CAM […]

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Westpac Bank rolls out first stages of move to cloud

Westpac, a bank based in Sydney, has moved two core banking processes to the cloud since the end of March, and leaders are planning to move 20 more by early 2018, The Australian Financial Review reported. The bank’s move to platform as a service on IBM hybrid cloud is a big shift, but Westpac Chief […]

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