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Hybrid cloud scales IT while helping unlock the power of data

Who says enterprises can’t have the best of both clouds? That’s exactly what the hybrid cloud delivers: the scalability and reliability of public cloud with the security and customization of private cloud. If basic cloud computing enables businesses to develop products faster and make full use of their data, then hybrid cloud is the logical next step […]

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5 key success factors for cloud implementation

The journey to the cloud is different for every organization. Some organizations start with a very well thought out strategy, while other organizations may be responding to a request from the business, or to a report by industry analysts such as Gartner or Forrester. A study from the IBM Center for Applied Insights found that […]

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How IT operations teams can thrive in the age of OSS transformation

When everything at your business changes so quickly, how can IT operations teams be effective and responsive to maximize customer service? We will try to answer this question when we talk about our approach to operational systems support (OSS) in an age of OSS transformation at TM Forum Live in Nice, France next week. Analysts […]

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Decentralized integration: The innovation enabler

Integration has always been hard work. It requires dealing with the complexity of the diverse landscape of applications and the nuances of how these apps expose their information and services. As we move forward, the diversity of things that need to be integrated is rising exponentially. SaaS applications, APIs from internal and external sources, new […]

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Why hybrid cloud is not just a transitional environment

Let’s say you have a car you love. It runs great and you don’t have to spend much on repairs. There are really cool new touch-screen car stereos that connect to the internet, play movies, provide GPS and so on. Do you go buy a new car to get one of the new stereos? No. […]

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Announcing IBM Cloud Product Insights for hybrid cloud

Stressful. Frustrating. Unpleasant. That’s the trio of adjectives that surface when I think about relocation. Having recently moved from one house to another, those sentiments remain fresh in my memory. The litany of unpacked boxes still lining my garage are constant reminders. And until the final coffee mug, picture and trinket are placed in their […]

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How KPN speeds service delivery

Are you looking to transform your IT department into a self-service delivery center? Do your IT operations have the speed and control to deliver what’s needed without compromising quality? Keep reading to find out how KPN, an IT and communications technology services provider, increased its speed to quickly deliver IT service requests, reduce costs and […]

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3 Things you’ll learn about private cloud at InterConnect

Many companies are embracing a private cloud strategy to run their business. They want to reduce cost and effort while improving agility, IT processes and resource scalability. Private cloud addresses these needs. And it offers a dedicated, single-tenant cloud environment either on-site or off-premises. InterConnect 2017, the industry’s premier cloud conference, is the perfect place […]

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Here’s what the industry is getting wrong about APM

Recently, you may have seen news about recent consolidation in the application process management (APM) space. Some might see this as the industry making big bets on combining network management with application management. But I see it differently. This is an area that has not yet yielded results because the personas using these tools have […]

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Cloud digital revolution: Disrupt or be disrupted

The future that analysts, technologists and science fiction authors predicted is here—we now live in a digital economy. As consumers, we don’t just access information, we use it to make decisions in real time. We don’t just use a service, we expect an experience that is fast, simple and intuitive. Consumers expect immediate access, speed […]

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An open letter to CIOs about open, hybrid cloud technology and the blended environment

Remember when the topic of open technology made many people in the industry uncomfortable? At IBM, we foresaw how critical open technology would become to our clients and the industry, and therefore embraced it. It was and remains essential. Now we’re at the forefront of another disruption: a transition to cloud in the form of […]

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Are managed services the best financial choice for your business?

In the old days, many IT employees used a simple gauge to assess the financial viability of their technology decisions: is there enough money in the budget? Today, as chief information officers embrace the role of “strategic service broker” to the business, the organization must have a better understanding of how technology decisions impact the […]

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