CIOs, CTOs and all line-of-business leaders looking to gain differentiation and strategic advantage: you’ve come a long way in the last four years when it comes to cloud technology. That’s one of the key takeaways from a new IBM Institute for Business Value report, Tailoring Hybrid Cloud. My co-authors — IBMers Justin Chua, Robert Freese, […]
Datawatch Extends IBM Content Manager OnDemand to Help Unlock Value of Data Many of the decision support, compliance, reporting and operational issues that businesses face are not efficiently solved with complex database query tools or data warehouses. The answers, more often than not, lie in an organization’s transactional content. These reports, statements and correspondence – […]
It’s a match made in cloud. IBM and Box have announced a partnership that’s already been labeled “huge,” “wide-ranging,” and “major.” Box will fold IBM Watson analytics and security into its current capabilities, and allow users to store their data on the IBM Cloud. IBM, meanwhile, will incorporate Box into its email and enterprise applications, […]
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 […]
I believe the enterprise IT application delivery model as it exists today in many organizations is broken. With the advent of cloud, social and mobile, it requires new thinking. Users seem to agree as shadow IT has grown exponentially in recent years. The advisory firm CEB estimates that 40 percent of all IT spending at […]
Enterprises that are modernizing their applications to cloud platforms are in a position to unlock significant business value.
How SaaS can help you emerge from behind the firewall.
Would you trust the most critical aspects of your business and its reputation to a “do-it-yourself” (DIY) approach?
This #cloudchat took place on Jan. 10, 2013, and focused on standards, open source initiatives, and particularly OpenStack.