Journey to cloud

Smarter Business Review stories about the journey to cloud

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


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


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


IT managers fight fear with facts on the journey to cloud

Written by Rebecca Hardy | September 3, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud

A recent survey conducted by IBM Market Development & Insights (MD&I) shows that businesses are moving to cloud faster than ever, deploying an estimated 57 percent of workloads and applications into a cloud environment over the next two years, up from 33 percent today. Cloud migration is a vital step for business growth, which begs ...read more


How to optimize a hybrid cloud to deliver great user experiences for workers

Written by Carol Zichi | August 6, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud, Manage cloud

Responsibility for maintaining a great user experience (UX) for workers falls on the shoulders of the CIO. With the rise of the digital workforce and the number of connected devices expected to grow by 500% by 2025, many businesses are adopting a hybrid cloud strategy to enable a seamless UX across virtual, physical and connected ...read more


4 steps to get your cloud migration off the ground

Written by Rebecca Hardy | August 1, 2019 | Application modernization, Cloud, Journey to cloud

There’s no doubt about it: To meet customer needs, stay competitive and avoid disruption, businesses need to move to cloud. And they’re making progress. According to a recent survey, 33 percent of enterprise workloads and applications are currently in a cloud environment. This is expected to increase to 57 percent in the next two years. ...read more


IBM Services drives digital reinvention enabled by hybrid cloud with Red Hat

Written by John Granger and Juan Zufiria | August 1, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud

As companies continue on their digital reinventions, they are shifting more of their mission-critical business applications and workloads to hybrid cloud so they can build, adopt and scale AI while also becoming more agile and responsive to changing market and client demands. Global research from IBM shows that 85% of enterprises already operate a multicloud ...read more


Data center IT support is key in your enterprise’s digital transformation

Written by John Manasso | June 18, 2019 | Business transformation, Digital reinvention, Journey to cloud

The IT support landscape for modern IT environments is more challenging than ever. 94 percent of enterprises now use hybrid cloud models, with a mix of public, private and dedicated cloud environments and countless SaaS applications. Many CIOs worry about how they will manage this new mix in a consistent way, across all the vendors ...read more