public cloud

Enterprise DevOps: Innovate with agility at scale

Cloud computing, Data centers, Hybrid cloud...

Increase the pace of innovation without compromising the stability of core business systems. Many enterprise CTOs and IT leaders are broadening the role of mainframes in response to that challenge as they accelerate the digital transformation of their organization. A key aspect of that transformation involves developing new services in dynamic environments where lines of more

Private transformation with VersaStack

Cloud computing, Integrated infrastructure, Storage

This week IBM and Cisco announced a new VersaStack offering that combines converged infrastructure with cloud functionality into one powerful solution – VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud. Although much of the focus during the announcement has been on the hybrid cloud aspect of this new solution, it’s important to note that many of these same IBM more

IBM Spectrum LSF and IBM Spectrum Symphony officially supported on Microsoft Azure

Hybrid cloud storage, Software-defined computing, Storage...

Microsoft and IBM are extending enhanced support for running IBM Spectrum Symphony and IBM Spectrum LSF workload managers on the Microsoft Azure public cloud. This Spectrum Computing cluster and grid optimization software is fully supported by IBM Technical Support as described in the “Support Statement for IBM Spectrum Symphony and IBM Spectrum LSF on Microsoft more

Why hybrid cloud is favored on the road to multicloud

As businesses across the world race to adopt cloud technologies, private cloud and hybrid cloud have become the most popular cloud models. The RightScale 2016 State of the Cloud Survey shows the adoption of private cloud has increased to 77 percent, and hybrid cloud to 71 percent. It appears from the survey that the public more

IBM Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence series: Unlock

Hybrid cloud, Software

Every system has its flaws. There are skeletons in every server and applications that only the wisest of development wizards knows the history and inner workings of. Coincidence? Think again. Outdated development practices and application lifecycle management techniques are leading IT teams into an era where it’s becoming harder to find original subject matter experts more

Delivering fast data in the cloud with all-flash arrays

Flash storage, Storage, Workload & resource optimization

IBM recently announced three new solutions to its flash storage portfolio, purpose-built for the cloud as a foundation for our cognitive solutions. These workloads define an age where data is a resource redefining business strategy and creating previously unobtainable competitive advantages. Features optimized specifically for flash have been created to respond to the economics of more

OpenStack Private Clouds on IBM LinuxONE

Cloud computing, Data centers, Linux on z...

Finally… No More Herding Cats: OpenStack Private Clouds on IBM LinuxONE. Does this sound familiar? You implemented a distributed environment with x86 hardware for its low cost of acquisition. Then you piled on racks required by your organization’s growth while costs for hardware, wiring, electricity and your data center’s footprint also mounted. Next, you jumped more

Storage & infrastructure @ InterConnect 2016: The choices are all yours

Flash storage, Software-defined computing, Storage...

If you’ve been fortunate enough to attend InterConnect in the past, you’ll agree that your week at the show will be full of choices. There will be some easy decisions–such as which airline you’ll choose to fly you out to Las Vegas, and which hotel you’ll book. But when it comes to the conference, the more

Where do you run your cloud?

Digital transformation

In recent months, business leaders have intensified discussions on how cloud computing will affect their businesses. They have begun to question whether it is better to choose a public or private cloud. Today, we are seeing that digital transformation leads to cognitive businesses. In this new era, companies require infrastructure that is able to synthesize more