app modernization

The path to modernizing mission-critical applications

In a world where business disruption is the rule and not the exception, enterprises need IT environments that are designed to yield real innovation by enabling continuous, iterative development. Flexible, agile platforms allow organizations to develop new business models and deliver product innovation and deployment, as well as enable employee productivity and customer engagement. Cloud […]

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Lessons learned: How IBM Global Financing tackles application modernization with Red Hat OpenShift

IBM is like many of its clients when it comes to application modernization. The company faces the same challenges of trying to balance preserving the business value of established investments while remaining agile enough to respond to changing market demands. Within IBM Global Financing, the financing arm that provides leases and loans to IBM clients […]

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Cloud modernization: A holistic approach

Digital transformation can be empowering at an organizational scale. It can help transform the customer experience, power innovation, increase agility and flexibility, reduce operating costs and drive data-based decision-making. But outdated IT infrastructures and applications too often can stand in the way. Genuine digital transformation — in which enterprises take full advantage of  digital technologies […]

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4 steps to modernize and cloud-enable applications

Customers today are no longer satisfied by the traditional consumer-business relationship. Instead, they expect engaging and informative digital experiences. In order to match these expectations and stay ahead of the curve, organizations must lean into digital transformation. Businesses need to modernize both customer-facing and enterprise applications to support a customer-centric approach to business. Developing a […]

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Comprehensive strategy for enterprise cloud: Where power meets flexibility

Enterprises have embraced the cloud: according to the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing study, 73 percent of enterprises surveyed now host at least a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure on the cloud, and many have lifted and shifted their simplest workloads to the cloud. But recent survey data also reveals multiple concerns about security, vendor […]

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Accelerating enterprise cloud adoption with application modernization

Despite the significant benefits of cloud computing, which include cost savings, agility, elasticity and standardization, to name a few, some companies are struggling with their cloud journey. Most have successfully adopted a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, built cloud-native digital capabilities or migrated simpler distributed applications, but few have made real progress in application modernization. In […]

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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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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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New Forrester study: What is the ROI of application modernization?

If you work in IT, you’ve probably heard grandiose-sounding promises about the ROI of application modernization. It might not be surprising, then, that businesses everywhere are embracing the hybrid, multicloud cloud model. According to an IBM commissioned study by Forrester Research, 62 percent of infrastructure decision makers reported using hosted private cloud in 2017, and […]

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Gain flexibility with microservices applications

Microservice development techniques have ushered in an unprecedented era of continuous delivery and deployment. It’s important that organizations investing in IT evaluate its application modernization journey. As part of that journey, businesses can gain efficiencies and cost savings by unlocking the potential of microclimate architectures. Yet, careful consideration must be given to how to best […]

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Creating good vibrations with app modernization

What do sleigh bells, bongos, empty soda cans, trains and a barking dog having in common with application modernization? To explain, let’s travel back to the 1960s. In 1966, the Beach Boys released their album Pet Sounds, which is often regarded as one of the most influential albums in the history of music. Pet Sounds […]

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