platform

A practical guide to platform as a service: Acquiring and using PaaS

Fully embracing platform as a service (PaaS) implies a number of technical and organizational changes for customers. While it may be possible to port an existing, non-cloud-based application to use a PaaS environment, this is not likely to realize major benefits. A certain degree of change is required at the technological level, and perhaps a […]

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A reference model for moving your applications to cloud

Moving your business applications to the cloud may be easier than you think.

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Cloud modernization approach – Part One

Introducing a methodical approach to modernizing an organization's IT environment.

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SmartCloud Enterprise no-charge trial rolls out May 28

Starting May 28, a no-charge trial of SmartCloud Enterprise, IBM’s public cloud offering, will be available to new customers.

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December #cloudchat recap: 2012 review and 2013 predictions

The December #cloudchat took place on Dec. 13, from 4-5 p.m. ET.

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Why choose IBM SmartCloud Application Workload Service instead of scripts?

I would like to explain the benefits of IBM SmartCloud Application Workload Service versus creating your own scripts.

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SmartCloud Application Services pre-release available to all SmartCloud Enterprise customers

With success in the SmartCloud Application Services beta and pilot programs, IBM has opened up a pre-release to all new and existing SmartCloud Enterprise customers.

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Active directory on a managed IaaS

Servers located in the traditional infrastructure are often managed by the client himself; servers hosted in a managed shared-cloud environment are operated by the service provider.

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Experience world-class IaaS and PaaS on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise for free

In depth description of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise promotion, which launches today.

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Challenges for hybrid clouds

Let's look at the challenges we face when we start to design and build a hybrid cloud.

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Virtualization is your choice on the IBM PureFlex System

A study shows the IBM PureFlex system is an excellent foundation for cloud computing environments.

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When is a cloud open?

Marcus responds to Red Hat VP's definition of an open cloud with points of agreement and disagreement.

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