multi-cloud

Apps, messaging and APIs – the three pillars of integration

Cloud computing used to be the answer for complexity, but in a multi-cloud world, it now presents another set of questions. In the first post of this series, I talked about this very issue: tackling digital transformation in a multi-cloud world. Integration complexity isn’t an easy fix, but let’s talk about some of the biggest […]

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Tackling digital transformation in the multicloud world

In today’s digital economy, enterprises face disruption by innovative business models and new players in the established industries. Their customers increasingly demand seamless and engaging experiences through a range of digital channels, including mobile apps, web, and IoT devices. Thanks to the immediacy of social media, many people have no patience for brands that fail […]

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Cloud-iplicity: Integration in a multicloud world

Let’s say you suddenly have the power to clone yourself. How many of you would it take to tackle all of your work on any given day? Two? Three? Four? Twelve? If this sounds like a familiar scenario, you probably remember the movie “Multiplicity” starring Michael Keaton (and Michael Keaton and Michael Keaton) as Doug […]

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How the new, next-gen IBM Z helps you get more from your cloud

Earlier this week, IBM pulled back the curtain on the new IBM Z mainframe. This is a dazzling piece of technology, designed to be the world’s most powerful transaction system. It includes impressive integration capabilities, leading encryption technology and astounding performance. Sounds impressive, right? But what does all this have to do with cloud? The […]

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Taking your business to the cloud with IBM Z

IBM just unveiled the world’s most powerful transaction mainframe system with breakthrough pervasive encryption technology. The IBM z14 features the industry’s fastest microprocessor, and offers a scalable system structure that delivers a 35 percent capacity increase for traditional workloads and up to 35 percent capacity increase for Linux workloads compared to the z13. The new […]

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Behind the scenes with IBM Cloud Automation Manager

Many businesses have adopted a hybrid cloud approach to manage cloud-enabled and cloud-native workloads spanning across multiple locations, from on-premises data centers to private, dedicated and public clouds. On a recent webcast, we took a deep dive into the architectural principles of IBM Cloud Automation Manager (CAM). IBM experts shared the architectural principles of CAM […]

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Adding intelligence to a multicloud strategy

Not long ago, a major cloud provider suffered a major outage because of what the company later blamed on a typo. This is not the first or last time that a simple mistake—a configuration error, a poorly-timed software update or a network outage—has caused chaos. I predict that things will only get more challenging as […]

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3 imperatives for self-service in a multicloud environment

The advent of cloud-based platform services has dramatically expanded the options available to developers. While many developers have flocked to cloud-based development tools, others continue to use on-premises development environments. What has become clear is that there is no single development platform or cloud deployment model that fits every situation. With the advent of the […]

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Now’s the time for a multi-cloud strategy

After recent outages from major cloud providers affected thousands of businesses in the US, many CIOs and CTOs are thinking hard about their cloud strategies. Specifically, they’re looking at the risks of having one service provider across their entire cloud environment, which includes the vulnerabilities of internal, on-premises systems. This is very similar to the […]

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