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Cloud makes high-performance gaming on any device possible

If you want to do gaming right, it can be a very expensive hobby. Every new game that comes out has more demanding hardware specs. Even if you buy a bleeding-edge gaming computer, in six or nine months it will be dated. You’ll be contemplating hardware upgrades or even an entire system upgrade. And Playing […]

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While storage is on your mind, considerations to protect against outages

Let’s admit it: Storage is not the sexiest thing to talk about. But when it’s gone or unavailable, people notice, whether it’s your customers, employees or constituents. If you can’t get to your data, nothing else in your system matters. When it comes to storage of images, audio, video or other unstructured content,  organizations need […]

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How much should hybrid cloud cost?

If you’re thinking about adopting hybrid cloud, you’re probably also thinking about cost. Every day, I speak to IT architects who are rethinking their cloud computing strategies. Questions about cloud cost are usually at the tops of their minds. One big advantage of working for a company like IBM is access to the latest market […]

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4 top reasons businesses adopt hybrid cloud

The latest IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study, “Tailoring hybrid cloud,” confirms that organizations are increasingly turning to hybrid clouds to pursue new customers, reduce technology costs, access remote capabilities and facilitate innovation. In fact, the study found that the four top reasons organizations are adopting hybrid clouds are to keep costs down while […]

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Debunking three myths about software as a service (SaaS)

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is not a new delivery model.  The SaaS market has enjoyed rapid growth over the past few years and shows no signs of slowing.  In fact the SaaS market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 24 percent to reach by $66.9 billion 2016 and the applications segment is expected to grow […]

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Is cloud computing right for you?

Moving to the cloud has its myriad benefits, but it's not for everyone—yet.

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Are all applications good candidates for the cloud?

While many companies are considering moving their applications to the cloud, there's still hesitation.

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