4 benefits microservices architecture can bring to integration

While some of its benefits go back to development practices as old as Unix, the modern concept of microservices architecture originated at born-on-the-web companies in the last decade. At first, many observers were skeptical microservices could work outside of a few web-based firms. These days, companies from a wide range of industries have successfully embraced […]

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Grupo IFM keeps pace with the fast-moving IT services industry with IBM Cloud

Increasingly, as businesses seek to drive digital transformation, they are looking to outsource the lower levels of IT management to specialist providers. At Grupo IFM, we provide corporate services, including IT services, to our member companies. This includes helping them unify their information systems to optimize costs and resources. To deliver value, we constantly need […]

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5 cloud predictions for 2019

2018 was a landmark year for cloud with a flurry of mergers and acquisitions, perhaps none more so than the IBM bid to acquire Red Hat, the Kubernetes supporter through Red Hat OpenShift and open source powerhouse behind Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This and other new alliances are certain to accelerate technological advances that set […]

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HansaWorld unlocks cognitive capabilities for clients of all sizes with cloud-based ERP

If there’s one lesson that software companies have learned over the past few years, it’s that creating a cloud version of your solutions isn’t as straightforward as it might seem. On the one hand, there are the technical challenges of taking responsibility for infrastructure and hosting, and providing a fast and reliable service around the […]

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The top 10 Thoughts on Cloud articles of 2018

What are some topics that come to mind when you think of cloud in 2018? The depth and breadth of the possibilities in and capabilities of cloud computing became even more apparent over the past year. However, a few key topics did emerge from a look at the most popular articles on Thoughts on Cloud […]

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With IBM Cloud, Avetta Global gives organizations the freedom to innovate

Traditional, on-premises infrastructure can hold businesses back. Costly, inflexible and difficult to maintain, on-premises hardware is often a drain on limited internal resources, particularly for smaller organizations. This is why Avetta Global is on a mission to move its clients’ systems to the IBM Cloud, freeing them from the hassle of having to manage their […]

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AI concierge built on IBM Watson transforms a bank’s service desk

“Long-term sustainable growth in the banking industry seems only possible with a radical departure from a sales- and product-obsessed mindset to one of genuine customer centricity.” So says Deloitte in its 2018 Banking Industry Outlook. For the past several years, Credito Valtellinese, a medium-sized bank in Italy, has undergone a transformation program to provide high-quality […]

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4 questions to ask when considering SaaS for business automation

Most companies these days are using some form of automation to transform business. The automation of work, including automating processes, decisions, data capture and management of content, means increased operational efficiency. Along with implementing these types of automation technologies, many organizations have also started looking into how migrating different workloads to the cloud would impact […]

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Shifting from the monolith to the cloud with microservices

Rapid application deployment is vital for companies to meet consumer demands, compete in the market and scale for the future. Quickly delivering software to support your organization across these facets is a tall order. Developers often spend their days building something new or debugging something that’s broken, which is why they want a solution that […]

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Zenfolio uses IBM Cloud Object Storage to deliver picture-perfect customer service

Managing data storage can be hard for just one person, so imagine trying to do it for thousands of users. With tens of thousands of subscribers regularly uploading photos and HD videos, Zenfolio’s on-premises storage infrastructure was becoming time-consuming to manage, difficult to scale and was fast approaching capacity. Making the move to the IBM […]

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Workflow automation: 25 years of tried-and-true success

1993 was a year of dynamic changes in politics and culture. It was also the year that IBM released its flagship enterprise workflow automation software: IBM FlowMark. Since then, workflow automation technology has emerged as the leading front-end solution for enterprise digital transformation initiatives. IBM continues to provide leading solutions for designing and managing workflows to […]

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Industry experts weigh in on the future of automation and DevOps

Application teams need reporting. They specifically need pipeline analytics to measure and optimize metrics, such as deployment frequency and deployment success, to find and fix practices that are slowing them down and orchestrate releases. In its latest Continuous Delivery and Release Automation Wave Report, Forrester noted that reporting can be a “weak spot” for much […]

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