Infrastructure

SIFI removes barriers to international growth with SAP and IBM Cloud

Ophthalmology is a highly specialized area of healthcare and a challenging sector. Creating pharmaceuticals and medical devices requires significant investment, especially for organizations that want to manufacture and sell innovative products internationally. Different countries each have their own rigorous quality standards and certifications, so expanding into new markets increases complexity. SIFI’s strategy is to grow […]

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Meeting changing demand in a commodity market with IBM Cloud

For manufacturers in a commodity market, the ability to gain share, grow and stay competitive can be a challenge. That’s why any increase in efficiency makes a difference. Fábrica de Papel San Francisco, a Mexican producer and distributor of tissue paper products, such as napkins, toilet paper and paper towels, found that its IT infrastructure […]

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Tackling APIs in a multicloud world

Businesses have rapidly adopted cloud technologies for greater efficiency, lower cost and enhanced agility to drive innovation. But they aren’t picking just one cloud provider. They are deploying applications across a range of environments, including on-premises, private cloud and public clouds. Workloads are split across multiple cloud platforms, including IBM Cloud. According to IDC, by […]

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5 tips to get the most out of business process mapping

Every organization has processes designed to provide a framework for accomplishing tasks, achieving business objectives and serving customers. It’s basically an outline of the steps it takes to do something. Most business leaders would admit these processes are frequently not optimized or have become outdated. Are your processes clearly defined? Do you know where to […]

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IBM X-Force Red Security Team takes on security challenges with the help of IBM Cloud

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve likely seen a recent top news headline with the words “security breach” somewhere in there. This is not the type of press companies want to be recognized for, and it is even worse for the millions of customers who are left out in the cold when their unauthorized […]

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5 key considerations for choosing an IaaS provider

Is it finally time to get that new car? Where are you spending the holidays this year? Who gets the last slice of pizza? You have enough difficult decisions in your life. Your choice of an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider shouldn’t be one of them. The decision you make for your cloud needs […]

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Icelandic agency uses IBM Cloud to improve road quality management

Iceland is well known for its changeable weather. Clear skies can turn into icy blizzards in moments. It’s easy for people travelling on the country’s roads to underestimate the risks, which is why it’s vital that the road infrastructure is kept in good condition. Roads must be able to be cleared of snow and ice […]

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IBM, Google Cloud and the open community launch Istio 1.0 to bring microservices to the enterprise

Just over a year ago, we launched the first release of Istio in collaboration with Google Cloud, Lyft and the open community. Since then, Istio has become a popular and active open service mesh project with hundreds of contributors and users from startups and global airlines to international data networks. In collaboration with Google Cloud, […]

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Kubernetes vs. Docker: Why not both?

Though some observers will argue the point, the Kubernetes versus Docker discussion is a bit of a misunderstanding. Both technologies focus on containers, but they don’t actually compete. Each is great for its intended purpose. In some cases, they even work together. Here’s how each solution can help you make the most of both. What […]

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IBM Cloud teams with Google and open community to help build Knative and expand the power of serverless

Today, in collaboration with Google Cloud and the open community, we are one step closer to ending the serverless versus containers debate among developers. We’ve long been of the belief that developers shouldn’t have to choose between the two when building a new app on the cloud. Ideally, the consistency and availability of containers should […]

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What is Kubernetes and why should you care?

If you have even a passing interest in containerization, you’ve probably heard a lot about Kubernetes. With the focus in cloud development shifting to containers, this technology has exploded in popularity. But what is Kubernetes and why does it matter to your business? The problem Businesses and their customers are pushing for flexibility, faster time […]

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IBM unveils major expansion of cloud capabilities and global availability zones

What does it take to be the cloud for enterprise? How can IBM Cloud better empower clients to digitally transform their businesses? These are the questions we set out to answer at IBM every day. Knowing what it means to be the cloud for enterprise doesn’t require an army of market researchers and focus groups. […]

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