multicloud management

3 critical capabilities of a multicloud solution

For today’s modern enterprise, the benefits of a hybrid multicloud IT strategy are tried and true. According to an IBM Institute for Business Value Survey, 98 percent of companies plan to operate in a multicloud environment within the next three years, but fewer than half have multicloud management strategies in place. Managing a multicloud environment […]

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Comprehensive strategy for enterprise cloud: Where power meets flexibility

Enterprises have embraced the cloud: according to the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing study, 73 percent of enterprises surveyed now host at least a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure on the cloud, and many have lifted and shifted their simplest workloads to the cloud. But recent survey data also reveals multiple concerns about security, vendor […]

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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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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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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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How cloud personalization can help your business

People often talk about the cloud as if there were only one. In reality, there are many clouds, each operated by its own cloud service provider (CSP) and with its own strengths and weaknesses. Cloud personalization involves mixing and matching multiple clouds to create the perfect IT environment for a business. In the latest episode of […]

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Kubernetes vs. Docker: Why not both?

When it comes to container technologies, two names emerge as open source leaders: Kubernetes and Docker. A lot of people want to know which option is better, but that question is based upon a misconception. They are, in fact, fundamentally different technologies and don’t compete—it’s not an either/or question. And while they excel in their […]

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