Security

Cloud in 2020: The year of edge, automation and industry-specific clouds

It was a banner year for cloud computing in 2019. The area that gained the most ground was hybrid multicloud, which emerged as the favored strategy of enterprises looking for a flexible and efficient way to move their workloads to the cloud while reducing costs, boosting productivity and avoiding vendor lock-in. Those advantages are so […]

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Improve business performance with better cloud container monitoring

Today’s hybrid multicloud reality can be a double-edged sword. While the transformation can increase speed, scale and flexibility, it can also limit your view of performance and security within containers. In fact, an IBM and McKinsey research report notes that 67 percent of those surveyed consider management consistency a priority concern. Imagine transferring materials to […]

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7 pillars of a strong hybrid cloud security strategy

Hybrid cloud environments give companies the best of both worlds. They offer the elasticity and operational expenditure of public clouds with the data sovereignty, security and control found in a private cloud environment. By combining the two, companies can allocate workloads to the environment that makes the most sense for them. As organizations build these […]

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6 lesser-known hybrid cloud benefits

The most commonly talked-about hybrid cloud benefits are flexibility and control. A hybrid environment gives companies the freedom to store some of their data and applications in a low-maintenance public cloud while entrusting other resources to a more closely managed private cloud. While this perk remains the most important selling point, there are several other […]

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A distinguished engineer’s 6 trends to watch in 2019

Douglas Adams once wrote, “Trying to predict the future is a mug’s game. But increasingly, it’s a game we all have to play because the world is changing so fast and we need to have some sort of idea of what the future’s actually going to be like because we are going to have to […]

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Why a multicloud strategy beats a one-size-fits-all cloud approach

When cloud computing first started, one size really did seem to fit all. Companies looked for quick wins, moving generic applications to public cloud infrastructures so they could take advantage of lower costs and increased scalability. More than a decade later, the industry has evolved. Organizations are moving from single-cloud implementations to multicloud strategies. Many of the […]

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What is multicloud?

You might have heard that multicloud is the future of IT. It would be more accurate to say it’s the present of IT. More than 80 percent of enterprises already have a multicloud strategy. But what is multicloud, exactly? As the name suggests, multicloud is an IT approach in which an organization uses multiple cloud […]

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What is IBM Multicloud Manager?

Seeing clients use IBM Cloud Private to transform their businesses over the past 12 months has been remarkable. Hundreds of enterprises across the world have used the platform to build cloud-native applications, integrate data across public and private clouds, keep sensitive workloads behind their firewalls, and modernize applications. Talking to these clients, it is clear […]

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3 ways cloud is transforming the banking industry

Banking firms have many of the same IT challenges of any other industry: infrastructure scalabity requirements, the need for application modernization and a pressure to use data to build better customer experiences. At the same time, banking firms also face some of the most stringent security and compliance standards of any industry. Cloud technology can […]

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Changing the game: 3 ways IBM Cloud is transforming the US Open

For more than 25 years, IBM has collaborated with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to help put on one of the greatest events in sports: the US Open. As IBM has evolved and innovated, it has brought those advancements to help improve the US Open experience for fans. In 2018, that storied tradition continues […]

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IBM serves up 3 IT lessons from Wimbledon

Wimbledon is not resting easy on its history of success. The organization behind The Championships, Wimbledon embraces new technology and best practices in pursuit of its goal of continuing to produce one of the greatest competitions in sports. For decades, IBM has been the proud technology collaborator. Many of the same IT principles and tools […]

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3 ways IBM Cloud Private delivers business value

At the IBM Cloud Private Day event in Johannesburg, South Africa, last month, Soloman Barghouthi, a product manager for hybrid cloud, told ITWeb that IBM Cloud Private isn’t something leaders buy just because they have money to spend. “I’m buying it to deliver business value,” he said. How exactly is it delivering value? Here are […]

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