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10 steps to understanding your IT before moving to cloud

Cloud may not be perfect for everything, but it certainly is applicable for everyone in various ways. I would like to start by saying that most businesses will move away from on premises in the future.

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Tech.London: Innovation unleashed in the digital heart of Europe

As you may be aware, London is the digital capital of Europe, and it continues to see explosive growth in innovation and technology. In the first quarter of 2015 alone, investors pumped a record-breaking £459 million in venture capitalist funds into London’s digital sector. Today, the Mayor of London and Gust (in partnership with IBM) […]

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5 key takeaways from OpenStack Summit 2015

More than 6,000 cloud enthusiasts, developers, administrators, architects and IT pros descended on Vancouver last week for the semi-annual OpenStack 2015 summit. First, congratulations to the OpenStack team. OpenStack Kilo, the 11th release of the open source software for building public, private, and hybrid clouds, has nearly 400 new capabilities to support software development, big […]

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How cloud will bring robots down to Earth

The term “cloud robotics,” is relatively new, having been coined in 2010 by James Kuffner while at Carnegie Mellon. Five years later, cloud robots exist mainly in the lab. But it’s the combination of cloud and robotics that will eventually enable self-driving cars. And industries as varied as healthcare, transportation, and emergency response are looking […]

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Can the cloud help keep your team motivated and productive?

A 2014 Cloud Survey Report by KPMG of nearly 800 global business executives found that in the past two years we’ve seen the primary driver for cloud adoption shift from simple cost savings to more enduring goals, such as enabling a flexible and mobile workforce; improving alignment and connection with customers, suppliers and business partners; […]

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Can cloud-based security services protect your business better than your own IT department?

For enterprises that don’t embrace the cloud, security is often the No. 1 reason why. According to a Cloud Security Alliance survey released in January, the security of data in the cloud is an executive or board-level concern for 61 percent of the companies polled. For IT departments, the idea of putting corporate data beyond […]

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Thursday Thoughts: Be a Hero with IBM Bluemix

Erik Anderson demonstrates how IBM Bluemix allows you to build, deploy, manage and run web, mobile and other smart service-based applications.

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Getting started with IBM Containers on Bluemix

Now that you’ve learned about the top five game-changing capabilities of IBM Containers on Bluemix,  take advantage of this complimentary trial offer to get started today. 1. Log into the IBM Bluemix console. Select IBM Containers. 2. You can view documentation or sample labs, or you can select Create a Container. 3. The deployment panel offers […]

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IBM Bluemix powered with cognitive services

In this era of constant change, quick decisions must be made all the time, for business purposes, academy uses or even in health situations. With that in mind, IBM brings to the Bluemix environment an innovative set of cognitive services from IBM Watson. These services work as REST application programming interfaces (APIs) for processing complex […]

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IBM Bluemix Dedicated to your data privacy

As cloud continues to evolve, not a day passes that we fail to hear about advancements in this technology. It’s overwhelming to grasp just how many things are happening in cloud in such a short time. As a cloud evangelist, even I sometimes lose track of what is new and what is changing. Let’s do a […]

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Find your perfect cloud adoption pattern

When a company embraces the cloud, it must decide which adoption pattern best fits the workloads it plans to migrate to the cloud. That decision shouldn’t be made lightly—the more informed IT pros are going into the process, the easier it will be. In this post, I’ll outline how you can find the right cloud adoption pattern for your […]

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Find your perfect cloud adoption pattern

When a company embraces the cloud, it must decide which adoption pattern best fits the workloads it plans to migrate to the cloud. That decision shouldn’t be made lightly—the more informed IT pros are going into the process, the easier it will be. In this post, I’ll outline how you can find the right cloud adoption pattern for your […]

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