Hybrid Cloud

7 tips for designing for developers

IBM Hybrid Cloud is incredibly diverse and catered towards a large variety of users, such as data scientists, business analysts, DevOps engineers and more. The design teams working to create products for these user groups must navigate their different needs and requirements for a great user experience. A user base that IBM Hybrid Cloud designers […]

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Why Canada-based Economical Insurance chose IBM Cloud

Property and casualty insurance firm Economical Insurance announced this week that it chose IBM Cloud to, as Business Chief described it, “help create new efficiencies and accelerate the output of digital experiences for brokers and customers.” IBM plans to work with Economical to build a hybrid cloud environment for the Canadian insurance company’s new broker […]

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Building the cloud for business

Cloud has evolved into much more than just invisible data storage to help businesses run smoothly. Today, companies across industries are using cloud as the platform to meet ever-changing customer and business needs through services such as artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain while running their data seamlessly and securely across public, private and on-premises environments. […]

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At the tipping point: Transformation in the contact center

Contact centers are going through some serious changes, which may already be disrupting the status quo. Customer engagement has dramatically altered businesses. Contact centers must now evolve into an “omnichannel” or multi-channel interaction hub. Communications are no longer limited to the traditional voice channel. Customers expect or even demand to engage with businesses seamlessly across […]

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There can be only one (hybrid integration solution)

(This post is part of a series. Read part one, part two, part three, part four, part five and part six to learn more about the Urgent Need for Hybrid Integration.) Well, friends, this is it — the last post in our Urgent Need for Hybrid Integration series. As a small departure, I’ve decided not […]

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Why more mid-sized businesses are moving to cloud

High-cost technologies that were once only available to larger businesses are becoming increasingly accessible to mid-sized businesses, and it’s because of cloud. In an article on India-based tech publication PC Quest, Vikas Arora, country manager of cloud business for IBM India and South Asia explains: “We are close to 2,000 customers on cloud, and many of […]

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Building a cloud strategy? Learn from the best at Think 2018

Some providers seem to believe every IT challenge has the exact same solution: migrate to their cloud. The truth is that your organization’s cloud needs aren’t like anyone else’s. Every industry has its own set of IT issues and opportunities. Some firms may rely on multiple cloud providers, while others may require specific security precautions. […]

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The multicloud era is here. Is your team ready?

The multicloud era has arrived. Today, 8 out of 10 businesses rely on multiple clouds to meet their IT needs, with 71 percent using more than three. IBM Cloud Private is designed to help organizations thrive in this new multicloud world. Your team can now enjoy the benefits of public cloud with an on-premise, private […]

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Train your team for disruption at Think 2018

Business as we know it has changed. If emerging technologies haven’t already reshaped your industry, it’s only a matter of time till they do. Some analysts are predicting that half of Fortune 500 companies will disappear in the next ten years. New challengers appear where we least expect them and incumbents face a choice: disrupt […]

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4 reasons you can’t afford to miss Think 2018

Think 2018 is built to be the best-ever experience for you – the people who build the cloud and shape the future. IBM understands your unique IT challenges and we want to show you how to outsmart the competition. That’s why we’re bringing together the brilliant minds behind everything from blockchain and AI to the […]

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What the shift to DevOps means for your production environment

As more organizations move to the DevOps model, teams are having to relearn what it means to operate a production environment. Most organizations seem to think DevOps means no Ops, but the reality is that the operations component is still required. The concepts of service management are still relevant in the era of microservices, cloud […]

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3 key ideas to help drive compliance in the cloud

Deploying critical data and workloads in a cloud environment can drive numerous benefits such as reduced costs and increased time to market on product and services. When designing a strategy for regulatory compliance in cloud deployments, however, IT leaders must first make some big decisions. For example, the choice of public, private or hybrid cloud […]

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