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Survey reveals 90% of tech leaders seek self-service cloud consumption

Written by Erin Poole | October 15, 2019 | Cloud, Manage cloud

It’s no surprise that using multiple cloud providers can create consumption issues. Employees expect fast self-service, which doesn’t always match with compliance and security rules. A recent survey conducted by IBM Market Development & Insights (MD&I) found that enterprise leaders need to balance cloud consumption and self-service with efficient service procurement. The evidence is in ...read more


The Smart List: Broadridge makes critical move to cloud without disruption to clients

Written by Rebecca Hardy | October 10, 2019 | Business transformation, Financial services, Journey to cloud

The Smart List features innovative stories of leading IBM Services clients and partners. View more client stories here. As a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers, Broadridge Financial Solutions is the backbone of financial markets. It owns 98 percent of the stock trading ...read more


5 ways to ensure your enterprise applications are ready for a multicloud world

Written by Pritpal Arora | October 8, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Open source

Driving digital transformation and economies of scale with containerization and microservices ...read more


CIO dream team: Who’s in and why?

Written by Kevin Jackson | October 3, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Digital reinvention

Essential players for acceleration in the hybrid cloud era ...read more


Enterprise container platforms, Part I: Why IT leaders are embracing the microservices revolution

Written by Juergen Loeb | October 1, 2019 | Application modernization, Open source

I used to think of container platform services as an evolution of existing virtualization products; just a new way to provide access to infrastructure resources. But the more time I spend with these technologies, the more I see them as catalysts, quickly revolutionizing the way we consume and deliver IT services. Now I believe that ...read more


How data center challenges may hinder digital transformation

Written by Adam Kleiner | September 26, 2019 | Journey to cloud, Multivendor management, Open source

Analyst report paints a picture of how IT leaders are thinking about the data center in context of hybrid cloud ...read more


AIOps is a game-changer for hybrid multicloud management

Written by Rebecca Hardy | September 20, 2019 | AI, Cloud, Manage cloud

Modern business is well on its way to cloud. A recent IBM Market Development & Insights (MD&I) study found that 89 percent of organizations expect to increase or maintain their number of cloud providers over the next two years, while the use of managed cloud services is expected to triple. But there’s no way around ...read more


Five reasons why your organization should move to cloud-native applications

Written by Dayna Sargen | September 19, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud

According to a recent IBM survey of more than 150 top enterprise executives, companies plan to move 75 percent of their non-cloud applications to the cloud in the next three years. Before investing in any significant change to the technology your company uses, it’s critical to investigate the return it may deliver. And, that’s actually ...read more


Q&A: Mike Lyons, Executive IT Architect, discusses the rise of SDN

Written by Erin Poole | September 17, 2019 | Business transformation, Journey to cloud, Software-defined

Software-defined networking (SDN) plays a significant role in IT management and migrating critical workloads to the cloud. A new report underscores SDN momentum and estimates the market size will reach $130 billion by 2022. Executive IT Architect for IBM Services Mike Lyons sheds light on how SDN transforms networking and cloud governance. What’s top of ...read more