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IBM unleashes the power of multicloud

According to a recent study, 98 percent of enterprises surveyed plan to use multiple hybrid clouds within three years. This may include the use of multiple cloud providers including IBM Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or traditional on-premises environments. The IBM approach is to meet you wherever you are on […]

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7 considerations for choosing the right hybrid cloud provider

Hybrid cloud computing is an attractive option for businesses that want to combine the advantages of public and private clouds. An organization’s hybrid cloud provider will be an important partner as it integrates on-premises systems with cloud-based ones. Before awarding this important contract, there are seven important aspects to consider. 1. Get to know your workloads. Before […]

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For a better cloud strategy, look to data

Enterprise cloud strategy is undergoing revolutionary changes. While initial deployments focused largely on back-office support functions and migrating workloads to off-site infrastructure, the modern cloud has become a go-to solution for top-tier workloads and forward-looking initiatives, such as mobile data and the Internet of Things (IoT). While most people have traditionally viewed the cloud as […]

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Why organizations should make strategy central to cloud transformation

In his conversation with General Manager of IBM Hybrid Cloud Services Jim Comfort, InformationWeek’s Joao-Pierre S. Ruth asked a big question: what sets IBM apart from other cloud services? Throughout the interview, Comfort stressed that one of the key components is strategy. “All of the large deals that we’ve done have had a business strategy, […]

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3 reasons most companies are only 20 percent to cloud transformation

The way some providers seem to describe it, cloud transformation is easy. All companies must do is migrate all workloads to one cloud, modernize their applications and enjoy the full benefits of the digital transformation. Of course, if it were really so easy, the majority of businesses would already have done it. The reality, though, […]

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The top 6 cloud announcements from Think 2019

A central theme of IBM Think 2019 was cloud transformation. Thousands of business leaders and technical experts from around the world gathered in San Francisco to share ideas, build partnerships and learn about the future of IT, including what’s next with the cloud. For those who weren’t able to attend, here are some of the […]

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IBM Cloud Owners’ Declaration of Rights: Do you know yours?

Cloud computing companies including IBM are being judged not just by what we can achieve by using data, but by whether we can be trusted with your data. In 2019, the policies and protections that vendors provide for cloud and cloud-enabled technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), are such increasingly fundamental issues that it’s helpful […]

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Why a modern integration strategy is essential for digital transformation

With customer expectations quickly evolving, enterprises are rushing to digitally transform and adopt cloud and AI capabilities. Companies are looking for ways to innovate faster, create personalized customer experiences, and deliver actionable business insights faster. The key is unlocking the hidden power of data and services. Unlock data and services to power your digital transformation […]

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New IBM services help companies manage the new multicloud world

Enterprises are going through a huge transformation in how they operate. Today, according to a recent study, 85 percent of enterprises operate in a multicloud environment. The IBM Institute for Business Value estimates that by 2021, 98 percent of organizations studied plan to adopt multicloud architectures. Navigating multicloud complexity There are no two ways about […]

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How to make the most of multiple clouds

Many customer-facing activities, such as marketing and customer service, are migrating to the cloud along with mission-critical product development activities, manufacturing and operations processes and standard administrative tasks. According to a study by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), cloud services are proliferating across enterprise environments so quickly that most IT teams already use […]

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Federal agencies are getting “cloud smart” to enhance their missions

Experience matters. It matters in sports. It matters in work. It matters when government agencies adopt cloud technology. The federal government now has almost eight years of experience since it announced its “Cloud First” policy, which used the best knowledge at the time to guide agencies in adopting cloud computing technologies. The market has matured […]

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3 reasons most modernization projects may not deliver business value

Global enterprises all face a similar issue: how to merge the value of existing assets, including infrastructure, applications, workloads and data, with new cloud-native efforts that enable greater speed to innovation and scaling for competitive advantage. It doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a journey that sometimes presents a new set of challenges. The unfulfilled promise Our […]

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