European companies turn to IBM hybrid cloud and AI for growth

Companies are migrating to the cloud at increasing rates across the globe. At the forefront of this move are companies in the US and Western Europe, according to a report from ResearchandMarkets.com. Though many companies have only completed 20 percent of their cloud journey, industries and regions continue to emerge with new solutions to meet […]

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Why Serima Consulting developed its smart grid solution on IBM Cloud Private

Germany is in the process of completely transforming its energy sector at a pace unmatched by other industrialized nations. Nuclear power is phasing out as renewables are gradually taking over, according to Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster. The country’s politically supervised shift in direction from nuclear and fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is […]

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How bioscientists tackle data overload to advance medical research

The International Center for Scientific Debate explains that the ability to better collect, store, organize, integrate, analyze and share biomedical data provides opportunities to advance the detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Yet the greatest challenge bioscientists face is how to handle the flood of information coming from various sources and every instrument that […]

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5 keys to overcoming cloud migration challenges

Cloud migration challenges continue to bedevil enterprises, despite the fact that the cloud itself has been around for nearly 20 years. Many enterprises have yet to realize the full promise of an abstract, distributed, federated data environment because migrations are still often so difficult. Nobody embarks upon a cloud migration expecting to fail, of course. […]

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Vodafone Idea signs 5-year cloud and AI agreement with IBM

Vodafone Idea Limited, the largest telecom operator in India, recently signed a five-year, multi-million-dollar agreement with IBM to modernize and consolidate its IT infrastructure. Through the multi-year agreement with IBM, the Indian telecom company plans to use IBM hybrid cloud and multicloud services, plus analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) security capabilities, to better engage with […]

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How to assess application modernization quality with continuous software testing

Quality is essential to every project. That is the clear message from businesses across every industry. Today’s enterprise IT environment, however, is more diverse and complicated than ever before. The combination of technologies, including mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, are helping businesses drive competitive advantage. While companies are adjusting […]

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How to navigate multicloud management

With most businesses already relying on multiple cloud providers to meet their business objectives, we are now living in a multicloud world. But how can organizations navigate multiple cloud environments while meeting the demands of their most critical business priorities? Research shows that most organizations haven’t been able to solve that problem yet. According to […]

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Plan for cloud-first initiatives with a cloud strategy road map

The term “cloud first” has different meanings for different organizations, and no two companies’ journeys to a cloud-first position are exactly alike. That’s why outlining a cloud strategy road map, a thorough guide to embracing the cloud, can help organizations prepare for their specific needs. A cloud-first strategy shapes how enterprises handle both technology and […]

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7 pillars of a strong hybrid cloud security strategy

Hybrid cloud environments give companies the best of both worlds. They offer the elasticity and operational expenditure of public clouds with the data sovereignty, security and control found in a private cloud environment. By combining the two, companies can allocate workloads to the environment that makes the most sense for them. As organizations build these […]

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Continuous delivery and the DevOps approach to modernization

Businesses are working to increase agility, deliver innovative and engaging experiences to clients, and stay ahead of competition. Increasingly, companies are modernizing business applications to make these business goals a reality. Modernizing applications is generally composed of three transformations: cloud-native architecture, continuous delivery and infrastructure automation. These typically occur concurrently, but do have distinct characteristics. […]

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Performance for Assets uses cloud to increase wind farm output

Demand for wind energy is soaring. The European Union (EU) has set a target to increase the share of energy consumed from renewable sources to 20 percent by 2020. Wind energy is now the second leading form of power generation capacity in the region. To capitalize on this opportunity, wind turbine operators must maintain a […]

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Cloud migration checklist: 5 steps to a successful journey

As organizations undergo digital transformation to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their IT environments, cloud migration is often a high priority. Yet migrating workloads and applications can often be a challenging process. To help organizations efficiently make the move, here is a five-step cloud migration checklist gleaned from industry best practices. 1. Determine your […]

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