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How IBM and Red Hat support your journey to cloud

What makes the recent news of IBM and Red Hat coming together so exciting? It’s the fact that we are delivering a complete, open hybrid cloud platform that enables enterprises to build, run and manage apps and workloads in a consistent way, across any cloud; providing our customers with an incredible opportunity to accelerate digital […]

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Why organizations should make strategy central to cloud transformation

In his conversation with General Manager of IBM Hybrid Cloud Services Jim Comfort, InformationWeek’s Joao-Pierre S. Ruth asked a big question: what sets IBM apart from other cloud services? Throughout the interview, Comfort stressed that one of the key components is strategy. “All of the large deals that we’ve done have had a business strategy, […]

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3 reasons most companies are only 20 percent to cloud transformation

The way some providers seem to describe it, cloud transformation is easy. All companies must do is migrate all workloads to one cloud, modernize their applications and enjoy the full benefits of the digital transformation. Of course, if it were really so easy, the majority of businesses would already have done it. The reality, though, […]

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IBM Cloud revenue up 12 percent in 2018

IBM this week announced 2018 fourth quarter earnings that outpaced analyst expectations, including total cloud revenue for the year of $19.2 billion. That’s a 12 percent increase over IBM Cloud earnings in 2017. The New Economy reported, “The optimism surrounding the Q4 earnings report owes much to IBM’s cloud-computing business, which along with social, mobile […]

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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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IBM, Hortonworks and Red Hat collaborate on open hybrid architecture

A new joint project from IBM, Hortonworks and Red Hat will enable organizations to run big data workloads across edge, multicloud and on-premises architectures while gaining the benefits of hybrid cloud: agility, economics and scale. “Not only will this initiative bring cloud native to the data center, but it will also help our customers embrace […]

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IBM and Red Hat expand partnership to accelerate journeys to the cloud

As I meet with clients all over the world, it is clear that all cloud transformation journeys are not exactly the same. Clients want choices. So it is very exciting for me to share that today, at the Red Hat Summit, we announced an expansion of our long-standing partnership with Red Hat by certifying our […]

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5 highlights from InterConnect 2017

At this year’s InterConnect, I learned so much, met clients from across industries and geographies, and yet again left Las Vegas buzzing with excitement about IBM solutions and partnerships. Throughout the week, clients told me they’re thrilled to see the IBM commitment to building a cloud that’s enterprise strong, puts data first and has cognitive […]

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Ten rules for building clouds

Recent discussions with clients have led me to document these rules for building clouds.

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IBM all in to ‘Power’ up OpenStack

Throughout the past couple of years, I’ve written about IBM’s commitment to the OpenStack Foundation – it’s ecosystem growth, open governance and quality of releases. IBM’s commitment to OpenStack has grown as dramatically as the OpenStack Foundation itself, achieving a total of 13 core contributors, 85 total technical contributors and 1595 commits to the latest release of Havana alone.

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Ten rules for building clouds

Recent discussions with clients have led me to document these rules for building clouds.

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The software defined datacenter

VMware wants to become the operating system for datacenters.

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