cloud

To cloud or not to cloud . . . that shouldn’t be the question

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud, Storage

In my discussions with clients about their journey to cloud, it’s becoming evident that many of them are viewing cloud as a goal, instead of looking at cloud deployments as a capability. In some cases, line-of-business owners are under corporate pressures to “adopt” a cloud-first strategy. A recent Forrester Consulting study commissioned by IBM, “The ...read more


How are businesses implementing their hybrid multicloud strategies?

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud, Multicloud

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. I interviewed Misha Rangel, Senior Product Marketing Manager for IBM Systems, to ...read more


Five things I learned about hybrid cloud from IBM clients

Hybrid cloud, IBM Systems Lab Services, Multicloud

Face-to-face conversations with clients provide a great opportunity to hear first-hand what challenges business leaders are facing around hybrid cloud for enterprise workloads. Whether these conversations take place at a conference or onsite during a client project, they’ve shown me what’s right and what’s wrong with cloud from the perspective of the IT administrators whose ...read more


Two industry firsts from IBM Z at the Think London event

Cloud servers, Data security, Mainframes

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. On the 16th of October IBM held their Think Summit in London ...read more


Met Office gives businesses the upper hand with fast, accurate weather data

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Storage

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Weather is one of the few things in life none of us ...read more


IBM refreshes enterprise storage, bringing strong new storage technologies to IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE customers

Digital transformation, Mainframes, Storage

Written by Eric Burgener, Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group – IDC, Sponsored by IBM With digital transformation (DX) underway in most enterprises, there is an ever-increasing need for higher performance, greater than “five nines” availability, and flexible data protection options that give customers the capability to implement a cost-effective approach in ...read more


IBM z15 – The cloud you want with the privacy and security you need

Cloud computing, Encryption, Mainframes

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. I had the pleasure of attending the recent launch of the brand ...read more


Powerful new storage for your mission-critical hybrid multicloud

Flash storage, Multicloud, Storage

Cloud computing and mainframes processors are two of the most important contributors in information technology solutions. They are increasingly being linked together to unlock value for clients. 85 percent of companies are already operating in multicloud and by 2021, most existing apps will have migrated to the cloud. [1] At the same time, mainframe utilization ...read more


Is there too much choice with hybrid multicloud?

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Multicloud

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Cloud technology is now known by many names and this can be ...read more