cloud infrastructure

Overcoming the challenges of hybrid multicloud IT management

Hybrid cloud environments have become the norm among most businesses. In our latest Voice of the Enterprise: Digital Pulse, Budgets and Outlook 2019 survey, we asked 916 IT professionals to describe their overall IT approach and strategy. Among the respondents, we found that 62 percent said they now use a hybrid IT environment with integrated […]

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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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Why the multitenant cloud still matters

Multitenant cloud architectures have fallen out of favor with some enterprises. With the low cost of cloud computing, why bother sharing resources with someone else when you can reserve your own? But there are many reasons to go multitenant, provided you use it for the right workload. Shared resource benefits A multitenant cloud is like […]

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Accelerating high performance computing in the cloud with IBM and Rescale

High performance computing (HPC) is helping enterprises across industries tackle some of the world’s most complex challenges, from helping a petroleum company handle complex fluid dynamics simulations for reservoir modeling to supporting automotive companies as they design autonomous vehicles to helping aerospace companies create the next rocket or airplane design. When the potential of HPC […]

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2018 API economy and management trends

This year IBM was a sponsor of API World, one of the largest application programming interface (API) conferences in the world, and we had a great opportunity to both deliver and learn first-hand the major trends and initiatives on the minds of API professionals working to solve real business problems. As someone who has been […]

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Five9 modernizes application infrastructure with IBM Cloud Private

Digital transformation is essential for companies to stay competitive. It’s a top priority for many enterprise CIOs and IT leaders looking at ways to use cloud technologies while grappling with the need to maintain traditional hardware and software inside their own data centers for data security. This need led to the birth of hybrid cloud, […]

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3 tips for networking in the cloud-hosted economy

In a distributed and connected cloud-hosted application economy, networking plays a key role. Companies looking to host their workloads with cloud service providers (CSPs) must make informed decisions on how to connect to cloud infrastructures. When choosing CSPs, companies sometimes overlook the importance evaluating networking options. It’s not just about having a network connection, it […]

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Cloud computing: More than just storage

While the term “cloud computing” may seem nebulous, it actually has a very simple definition, according to PC Magazine: “storing and accessing data and programs over the internet.” Most people use some form of cloud computing already, such as a student using Google Docs to work on a paper with a classmate or anyone who […]

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Infrastructure matters in the cloud…and in the clouds

When we’re flying in actual clouds, we care about the airplane, whether all the small pieces of hardware and software onboard are well fitted, tested and strong enough to hold. Airlines handle this for us and no one dares to question whether this is the way things should work. This is because infrastructure really matters when flying. In fact, it […]

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