Hybrid

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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Get agile, structured and efficient with IBM at Gartner IOSS Summit

If you’re attending the Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2017 this week, you shouldn’t miss what the IBM Performance Management and Operations Management team will be sharing. Our team’s portfolio covers the monitoring and management of customer solutions both from a DevOps perspective as well as for centralized IT operations management teams. We […]

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Adding intelligence to a multicloud strategy

Not long ago, a major cloud provider suffered a major outage because of what the company later blamed on a typo. This is not the first or last time that a simple mistake—a configuration error, a poorly-timed software update or a network outage—has caused chaos. I predict that things will only get more challenging as […]

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Hybrid service management: An IBM view of the challenges ahead

As I go through the final stages of preparation for the Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2017, I wanted to write this blog post to start a conversation about service management and some of the challenges it faces. I am looking forward to hearing from Gartner analysts and industry players about what they […]

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What PureApplication solves for hybrid cloud management

Digital disruption can damage businesses that don’t adapt to new technology quickly enough. So how can any company speed deployments of critical software to ensure they’re not missing opportunities? First you need to design the infrastructure to your own specifications, allowing for plenty of flexibility when selecting the best hardware for managing your unique application […]

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