IBM Cloud Orchestrator

How KPN speeds service delivery

Are you looking to transform your IT department into a self-service delivery center? Do your IT operations have the speed and control to deliver what’s needed without compromising quality? Keep reading to find out how KPN, an IT and communications technology services provider, increased its speed to quickly deliver IT service requests, reduce costs and […]

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Explore IBM Cloud Orchestrator at InterConnect

To meet a wide range of business requirements, many companies build a complex multi-cloud environment. Managing multiple clouds used to be difficult. In 2017, is that still the case? It shouldn’t be. IBM offers a complete cloud management platform that simplifies management of multi-cloud environments. Developers can use the platform to build and run applications […]

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How hybrid cloud management accelerates business

Global CEOs recognize cloud as critical to their business and understand that it is not always easy to manage their cloud infrastructures. Organizations should be able to jump in and react quickly to changing demands, scale resources on the fly and accelerate performance across diverse resources. Automation and orchestration solutions are critical technologies to address […]

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Achieve DevOps with UrbanCode and IBM Cloud Orchestrator

With the introduction of OpenStack Heat, you can now deploy an entire cloud application, defined as a template, in a single shot. Before Heat, OpenStack cloud resources needed to be provisioned individually and combined together to build the application. For example, you would request two compute resources separately, and then you would need a network […]

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IBM Cloud Orchestrator: So easy an end-user could use it

When talking about cloud, there is always the subtle implication that it’s a simple, one-click process. If I want to post my photo where people can see it, or download a new app for my smartphone, all it takes is one click. But what about the people who are actually setting up the infrastructure and […]

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Cloud gives university professors advantage in classroom

Co-authored by Francesco Pedulla Have you ever thought about how cloud computing could affect teaching at a university? As cloud solutions developers, we found ourselves discussing this topic at a recent social media workshop. In this post, we thought we’d share our ideas and experience. We’ll also show how we’ve implemented cloud solutions to solve common problems that […]

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Why modern private and hybrid clouds need orchestration

By Richard Thomas (thomas1@us.ibm.com) and Manish Aggarwal (maggarwal@ca.ibm.com) Cloud orchestration is one of those ambiguous concepts in cloud computing with varying definitions on when cloud management truly advances into the realm of orchestration. Very often, people believe that automation is the same as orchestration. But automation is just the starting point for cloud. As organizations […]

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What’s new in IBM Cloud Orchestrator 2.4?

IBM Cloud Orchestrator 2.4 has just been released. It is the follow-up to IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator 2.3. This new version takes some key steps toward stronger integration with OpenStack: • You can use OpenStack Heat templates and deploy Heat stacks by way of the self-service interface. • There is a brand new administrative user interface […]

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Optimizing your cloud with cloud orchestration

By Marco Sebastiani (marco.sebastiani@it.ibm.com) and Manish Aggarwal (maggarwal@ca.ibm.com) In the IT world today, everything seems to be cloud. Cloud represents a key transformation in how IT departments and organizations provide services.  IT organizations that embrace cloud are driven by the need to increase the speed of delivery of services to their users, while achieving the desired […]

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IBM Bluemix: The right place to play with hybrid

The interest around hybrid cloud has been rising, but many companies have a low level of confidence about moving workloads to the cloud. There are a lot of factors to be discussed around this issue, but I agree with IBM SoftLayer CEO and Founder Lance Crosby, who said that hybrid cloud represents the best of […]

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