DevOps: Five things to achieve continuous software delivery

Be gone, monolithic applications with infrequent update cycles. Your era is over, and the IT landscape can no longer be characterized by you. DevOps is one major reason why this is true. The tech world has shifted. Even delivery has shifted from updates that occurred once or twice a year for systems of record applications […]

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And the TMForum Catalyst Award for Managing Hybrid Networks goes to…

Recover First, Resolve Next: Closed Loop Control for Managing Hybrid Networks demonstrating IBM’s industry thought leadership, adoption of standards, and collaboration with partner ecosystems and system integrators. More faults, more service performance issues, more disparate network environments, mean greater need for fault recovery, remediation of service performance issues, systems integration, network transformation and interoperability. Read […]

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The truth about real-time analytics in the era of big data

Every day we see the impact of real-time analytics and personalization on modern business. Mobile has been the ultimate catalyst, driving new customer experiences that are tailored to the individual, as data fuels a race to provide more value than competitors do. The emergence of the open data economy is enabling access to entirely new […]

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POWER8 packs more than twice the big data punch

Last week, in London, the top minds in financial technology came face to face at the STAC Summit to discuss the technology challenges facing the financial industry. The impact big data is having on the financial industry was a hot topic, and many discussions revolved around having the best technology on hand for handling data faster to gain a […]

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Java EE7: The cure for common coding headaches

Back in the day, your development team had to spend hours writing repetitive code just to get minor changes done, or to get apps that really scaled. Tons of coding, long hours and plenty of frustration were involved. If your organization is like many others, those headaches may still be part of your reality―but now […]

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Walmart reveals their cyber monday secret: IBMz for reliable, high performance

If you’re a major retailer, how do you prepare for Cyber Monday knowing you’ll have to process thousands, maybe even billions of transactions without your website falling down?  Target learned all too painfully during their recent Lilly Pulitzer for Target launch, that if you’re not prepared for high loads and millions of visitors hitting your […]

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Your app server on the cloud right now

This is the one phrase that Every IT manager dreads hearing, “As a service.” Why? They hear it every day from developers, clients and stakeholders wanting everything “as a service,” whether it’s software, infrastructure, or services. “As a service” is a broad phrase that requires IT Managers to create a new and creative way to […]

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IBM connects the mainframe to mobile apps with centers of competency

The advent of the smartphone has fundamentally changed the world around us. In the past 10 years, the number of mobile transactions per day per mobile user has grown from one to 37, according to Rubin Worldwide. That number could climb to 200 by 2025, resulting in 400 billion global user transactions per day. To […]

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How software defined is changing storage economics

A few months ago, IBM’s bold move into software defined storage changed how IT looks at storage. The introduction of IBM Spectrum Storage incorporates more than 700 patents and is backed by plans to invest more than $1 billion over the next five years toward propelling the use of software defined storage in any form […]

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