IBM Multicloud Manager

How to navigate multicloud management

With most businesses already relying on multiple cloud providers to meet their business objectives, we are now living in a multicloud world. But how can organizations navigate multiple cloud environments while meeting the demands of their most critical business priorities? Research shows that most organizations haven’t been able to solve that problem yet. According to […]

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Federal agencies are getting “cloud smart” to enhance their missions

Experience matters. It matters in sports. It matters in work. It matters when government agencies adopt cloud technology. The federal government now has almost eight years of experience since it announced its “Cloud First” policy, which used the best knowledge at the time to guide agencies in adopting cloud computing technologies. The market has matured […]

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4 ways IBM has embraced an open, hybrid multicloud approach

Most companies are just getting started on their cloud journey. They’ve maybe completed 10 to 20 percent of the trek, with a focus on cost and productivity efficiency, as well as scaling compute power. There’s a lot more though to unlock in that remaining 80 percent: shifting business applications to the cloud and optimizing supply […]

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What industry leaders think about IBM Multicloud Manager, part 2

Thoughts on Cloud asked a virtual roundtable of cloud experts and analysts to weigh in on the IBM Multicloud Manager announcement and the future of multicloud. Check out part one for each participant’s bio and additional insight. Thoughts on Cloud: How important is avoiding vendor lock-in with regard to enterprise cloud environments? Jo Peterson: It’s […]

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Containers vs. VMs: What’s the difference?

If you’ve only recently started learning about virtualization tools, you might wonder how containers differ from traditional virtual machines (VMs). After all, containers have become a dominant force in cloud-native development. It’s important to understand what they are and what they are not. Here’s everything you need to know to understand the containers versus VMs […]

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What industry leaders think about IBM Multicloud Manager

New IBM research shows that 85 percent of enterprises operate in a multicloud environment, which means companies are working across public, private and hybrid clouds. Yet the same survey shows that IT leaders at well over half of these companies acknowledge they do not have all the tools, processes or strategy in place to manage […]

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What is multicloud?

You might have heard that multicloud is the future of IT. It would be more accurate to say it’s the present of IT. More than 80 percent of enterprises already have a multicloud strategy. But what is multicloud, exactly? As the name suggests, multicloud is an IT approach in which an organization uses multiple cloud […]

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Survey: Most companies use multicloud, but far less have tools for management

New research published this week by the IBM Institute for Business Value found that most enterprises — 85 percent — already operate in multicloud environments. And most of those that don’t currently use multicloud plan to soon. By 2021, 98 percent of companies plan to use multiple hybrid clouds. Of the 1,016 executives from 19 […]

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What is IBM Multicloud Manager?

Seeing clients use IBM Cloud Private to transform their businesses over the past 12 months has been remarkable. Hundreds of enterprises across the world have used the platform to build cloud-native applications, integrate data across public and private clouds, keep sensitive workloads behind their firewalls, and modernize applications. Talking to these clients, it is clear […]

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Kubernetes vs. Docker: Why not both?

Though some observers will argue the point, the Kubernetes versus Docker discussion is a bit of a misunderstanding. Both technologies focus on containers, but they don’t actually compete. Each is great for its intended purpose. In some cases, they even work together. Here’s how each solution can help you make the most of both. What […]

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