DevOps

Top 5 DevOps predictions for 2020

There are five DevOps trends that I believe will leave a mark in 2020. I’ll walk you through all five, plus some recommended next steps to take full advantage of these trends. In 2019, Accenture’s disruptability index discovered that at least two-thirds of large organizations are facing high levels of industry disruption. Driven by pervasive […]

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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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Cloud modernization: Cultural and workplace adoption

Genuine digital transformation requires cloud modernization strategies that involve and affect people, processes and technology. In part one of this two-part series, I focused on cloud-based technologies that enable organizations to modernize infrastructures, platforms and applications. This time around, I’ll examine the people aspect of cloud modernization and include some thoughts on process. I’ll cover: […]

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Improve business performance with better cloud container monitoring

Today’s hybrid multicloud reality can be a double-edged sword. While the transformation can increase speed, scale and flexibility, it can also limit your view of performance and security within containers. In fact, an IBM and McKinsey research report notes that 67 percent of those surveyed consider management consistency a priority concern. Imagine transferring materials to […]

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Accelerating the application containerization journey

Container strategy has become an essential part of any enterprise’s cloud transformation journey. The flexibility and cost optimizations that containers bring to the table has made many enterprises to adopt a “container first” strategy. While this is a good guiding principle, many challenges come into play while executing this strategy. The primary challenge is to […]

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3 critical capabilities of a multicloud solution

For today’s modern enterprise, the benefits of a hybrid multicloud IT strategy are tried and true. According to an IBM Institute for Business Value Survey, 98 percent of companies plan to operate in a multicloud environment within the next three years, but fewer than half have multicloud management strategies in place. Managing a multicloud environment […]

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LogDNA and IBM find synergy in cloud

You know what they say: you can’t fix what you can’t find. That’s what makes log management such a critical element in the DevOps process. Logging provides key information for software developers on the lookout for code errors. While working on their third startup in 2013, Chris Nguyen and Lee Liu realized that traditional log […]

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Cloud-native application deployment across hybrid multicloud infrastructure: 451 analyst interview

Modern enterprises are quickly adopting a cloud-native approach to speed up the application lifecycle and deliver features quickly and more efficiently to users. Jay Lyman, principal analyst with 451 Research, details the flexibility of cloud-native applications across a hybrid multicloud infrastructure. In the following video interviews he shares how Kubernetes is used to deploy varied […]

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Chatmantics improves customer experiences by replacing call center IVR with AI on IBM Cloud

We’ve all called a company’s customer service number only to be greeted by an interactive voice response (IVR) system. The IVR will say to press one for this and two for that and so on. You must wait for the correct number to enter your account information “so that we may better serve you” but […]

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An intelligent approach to multicloud management

Here’s a staggering fact: According to an IBM Institute for Business Value study, 94 percent of enterprise customers surveyed stated they are using multicloud, multicluster environments (public, private and at the edge) to optimize cloud workloads and take advantage of innovation and avoid cloud vendor lock in. Yet, less than 40 percent have the procedures […]

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Three ways to drive customer value and remove infrastructure burdens

Building cloud-native applications can become a huge challenge with the vast and growing array of choices. As organizations wrestle with becoming more agile and adopting DevOps practices, how can they maintain their existing investment and start on a path towards a cloud-native future? Take a quick look at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation interactive map […]

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How AIOps can drive performance

Imagine your IT applications, services and infrastructures running like a high-performing Formula 1 race car — with its engine and gears running smoothly as the driver accelerates through the straights and decelerates while its tires and suspension hug the track through the curves. However, even when the race is running smoothly, obstacles arise, track conditions […]

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