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Can managed cloud services accelerate your SAP/HANA deployment?

Data analytics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and similar technologies are helping all sorts of companies transform their digital presence. Lots of companies want to join the fun. Moving to SAP/HANA could help: it enables lines of business to analyze data in new ways and apply what they learn to help close sales and […]

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IT leaders’ expectations, benefits and challenges when moving SAP to the cloud

The following is an interview with Lynda Stadtmueller, vice president of cloud services at research firm Frost & Sullivan. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): Frost & Sullivan recently surveyed more than 260 senior IT key decision makers and influencers who have evaluated the use of managed cloud services for SAP or Oracle workloads. What were the […]

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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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Why 80 percent of companies are increasing use of cloud managed services

This is the first in a two-part interview series with Lynda Stadtmueller, vice president of cloud services for the analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): A recent survey by Frost & Sullivan reported that 80 percent of US companies are planning to increase their use of cloud managed services. What factors are […]

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IBM wins Frost & Sullivan 2016 Cloud Company of the Year award

Market research firm Frost & Sullivan has conferred its 2016 Cloud Company of the Year award to IBM, citing hybrid integration and affordability as major factors. Lynda Stadtmueller, Vice President of Cloud Services for Stratecast/Frost & Sullivan, explained the choice of the IBM Cloud platform because it “supports the concept of ‘hybrid integration’ — that […]

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