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Why digital transformation succeeds. And why it doesn’t.

Written by John Granger | May 22, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Digital reinvention...

Eighty-four percent of digital transformation efforts fail What do these failures have in common? Better yet, what can predict success? To find out, we commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a global research study with 475 individuals leading digital transformation efforts at organizations spanning 10 industries. In the study, “Beneath The Surface Of Digital Transformation: Why ...read more


Cloud costs high? Declutter for better savings

Written by Ilyas Iyoob | May 16, 2019 | Cloud, Manage cloud

Every spring, my wife and I review our bills to see where we’re spending and then make adjustments. Decluttering our budget to align with our needs is a great way to find savings. The same technique can be used by IT to declutter cloud environments and cloud costs because enterprises often have thousands of bills ...read more


Unlocking the value of SAP applications in the digital cloud

Written by Devan Reddy | May 8, 2019 | Cloud, Manage cloud

Has building your technology core around SAP applications made your company more efficient? Are you still increasingly concerned about the ability to compete with digital native organizations? Today’s executives and line of business managers demand real-time data, intelligent automation and reliable customer experiences. In contrast, IT leaders don’t always have the resources necessary to execute ...read more


Need help with your cloud journey? Learn how to accelerate application migration and modernization

Written by Varun Bijlani | March 13, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud, Manage cloud

Nearly all our clients face the same challenges with the cloud. They want to enable new capabilities with velocity and agility, know which applications should be migrated where to unlock extra functionality, and reduce costs with increased efficiency. In a world that is increasingly hybrid and multicloud, with the complexities associated with data and security, ...read more


5 reasons CIOs choose Microsoft 365 for digital workplace services

Written by Nikhil Singh | February 22, 2019 | Cloud, Manage cloud

The workforce is incredibly diverse in preferences for how they get stuff done, and that dramatically impacts the IT landscape. Employees expect “always-on” access, scalable solutions and 24/7 IT support. For the CIO office, meeting those demands while ensuring the security of enterprise data can be daunting. Multiple products are expected to seamlessly thread together ...read more


Embracing blockchain and SAP at the ‘Cloud Hotel’

Written by Ann Corrao | October 11, 2018 | Cloud, Manage cloud

In my first blog in this series, I compared making cloud investments to deciding what to do on a dream vacation. Just like in our “Cloud Resort,”with lots of options for fun things to do, in a cloud environment, there’s are a lot of functionality to add value to your enterprise. In this blog post, we’re ...read more


Q&A: Managing hybrid infrastructure and evolving network needs with Annapoorni Chittore

Written by Sherry Gera | October 4, 2018 | Cloud, Manage cloud, Software-defined

As you strive to use new technologies to meet your business’ evolving needs, your hybrid cloud network infrastructure is likely becoming tougher to manage. An integrated and scalable approach can help you bring the pieces of your heterogeneous network together under one centralized management system. To understand the opportunities for efficient network management, we put ...read more


Cloud hotels: Using managed services to build your dream ‘vacation’

Written by Ann Corrao | August 2, 2018 | Cloud, Manage cloud

Imagine you’re going to a specific vacation destination. Your time off is valuable, so you want to make the best of it. One of the first choices you’ll probably make is to book a hotel. Any reputable hotel should offer you a great room at a decent price. The room better be clean and the ...read more


SIAM gives you better visibility into your hybrid IT environment

Written by Prakash Somani | June 19, 2018 | Cloud, Manage cloud, Multivendor management

In today’s fiercely competitive business world, agility, customer centricity and client reach are the mantras of success. IT organizations are traversing digital transformation by adopting hybrid IT, multi-cloud technologies and as a Service consumption models. Organizations aimed at getting the best services, consume services from multiple providers, which creates a multi-sourced ecosystem. Naturally, these independent ...read more