architecture

For business value, don’t pass up PaaS

Cloud solutions, like platform as a service, help businesses go further, faster.

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IBM Cloud and OpenStack

IBM has been both a contributor and a consumer of OpenStack technology and has also recently offered its Smart Cloud Foundation, which will support the community.

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What is OpenStack?

IBM is working on OpenStack - but what does that mean for the future of cloud?

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IBM Smarter Cities Cloud in China – Part Two

In the second part of this two-part series, we dig deeper into how Smarter Cities has transformed IT in two- and three-tier Chinese cities.

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IBM Smarter Cities Cloud in China – Part One

How IBM helped tier two cities in China build their IT infrastructure.

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Rapid elasticity and the cloud

More cloud providers are advertising their capabilities on elastic scaling, but what is this exactly and how do we benefit?

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Considerations when defining a desktop cloud solution

In the previous blog posts of this series, we discussed motivations for moving desktops to the cloud and also desktop cloud technologies. Now let's bring all of them together!

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IBM Cloud Computing Reference Architecture: what’s in it for me?

Let me start by sharing a real story with you, although it is a little bit embarrassing on my part. I joined IBM in 1989 as a young IT graduate. One of my first assignments was to present IBM’s networking products at a small local IT event, focusing on how those products conformed to open […]

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Considerations of designing public cloud solutions

When looking at the different public cloud offerings currently available in the marketplace it is easy to see why public cloud offerings are very attractive to business, but are slow to adopt since many of them require unique challenges to the traditional IT Services models. Like with any system, designing a system that ultimately meets […]

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