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Manage your cloud infrastructure with IBM Service Delivery Manager

Think about cloud. You have an infrastructure sitting out there; it is reliable and can run applications for the majority of your business. That’s cool, but how does it actually work? There are many varieties of cloud, but in this blog post the type of cloud I am talking about is private cloud: where the […]

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Five key checkpoints for provisioning a cloud server

When people start to use cloud, there is a real surprise when they hear a cloud server can be provisioned in two hours using IBM tools. Here we will do it using IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager (TSAM). I am providing five checkpoints that should be part of any server project. 1. End date In […]

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Five benefits of deploying IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator 2.3

Here are some of the enhancements you can look forward to with IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator 2.3 (SCO 2.3).

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Journey to the cloud: Drinking our own champagne

This is the story of my team's journey to the cloud by leveraging IBM products to deploy, monitor and manage the infrastructure. Our team provides internal services to test, develop and support engineers within IBM Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure (C&SI; formerly Tivoli software), a division within IBM Software Group. I'm happy to report that this move resulted in significant capital and expense savings while improving user efficiency.

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Uncovering the benefits of software as a service (SaaS)

Perhaps you've heard about software as a service (SaaS), but you're unsure of what benefits it could provide. SaaS has several advantages for users and service providers when compared with the traditional way of installing applications.

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How to keep your Virtual Center running without interruption

Downtime can easily be avoided when running the VMWare Virtual Center.

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Top five new enhancements in IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3

Everything you need to know about our latest innovations.

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What is the best tool to backup your virtual environment?

In order to avoid some disaster or data loss, we need backup solutions designed to keep data and applications intact in case of a crash.

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IBM tools to integrate with VMware vCenter

I’d like to list three IBM tools used to control and provide more information about the real state of your virtual environment.

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What’s the deal with BYOD and security?

What are some of the considerations for organizations adopting BYOD?

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Whose data? How to consider data backup in cloud

“Is my data safe?” I think this is the most asked question in the cloud business.

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Desktop as a Service: Go virtual or not?

Cloud terminology is already complex enough with its IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, BPaaS; so now we have one more term contributing to the overall confusion with cloud-related services. It is desktop as a service (DaaS). You might say “Well, it is just another buzz word to help marketing guys in selling virtualization” and probably you are right.

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