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Delivering applications faster on IBM Power Systems

The need to deliver business applications to customers faster is ever increasing. Banks, online retailers, tech startups — they all want to reach their customers with new offers and solutions that beat the competition. This puts a lot of pressure on application development and IT teams to deliver regular application updates that are high quality, […]

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Why data protection for VMs is vital to your business

This is part two of a guest blog post series about the challenges of data protection in a VM-intensive computing environment. In my previous post, I discussed the importance of making data protection easier for a wide group of personnel responsible for working with virtual machines (VMs) and the associated data. In this post, I […]

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Expanding data protection to meet the challenges of VM growth

This is part one of a two-part guest blog series on addressing the data protection challenges of working and operating in a virtual machine (VM)-intensive computing environment. Part I focuses on the ways in which automation and ease-of-use bring data protection functionality to a wider group of users. VM admins, DevOps personnel, backup and storage […]

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VM protection and availability made easy

There is too much complexity in backup and data protection. Even the solutions that tout their simplicity can take weeks to setup and hours to recover – even if you’re a backup expert. However, there are fewer backup and storage specialists. As organizations move toward agile processes that embrace cloud and virtual machines, backup is […]

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How your enterprise can use Docker containers in production

Docker container technology continues to revolutionize DevOps and the way IT operations teams oversee end-to-end application lifecycle management. During a recent Google Hangout–“Key Considerations for Using Docker Containers in Production”–there was a common topic discussed. Many operations teams need to understand that containers and virtual machines (VMs) are not competing, but actually work extremely well […]

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