Cloud computing

Announcing Red Hat Ansible Certified Content for IBM Z

Cloud computing, Mainframes, Workload & resource optimization

We know that speed and agility are of utmost importance for our clients on their journey to cloud. But what we’ve also heard from them is that they’re looking for an enterprise-wide strategy to provide consistent automation across their hybrid environment — spanning their IT infrastructure, clouds and applications. The reality of hybrid IT is ...read more


Forrester study shows how on-premises investments support hybrid multicloud strategy

Big data & analytics, Cloud computing, Modern data platforms

When hybrid cloud first emerged, it offered a new way for enterprises and organizations to use cloud technology in optimizing workloads and improving customer experience. Now it has matured into a complex ecosystem covering on-premises, private cloud, and public cloud components. IBM and Forrester recently teamed up to investigate the ways organizations develop their hybrid ...read more


How Red Hat OpenShift can support your hybrid multicloud environment

IBM Systems Lab Services, Multicloud, Power Systems

We know that enterprises have moved, or are moving, their workloads to the cloud. It’s rare, however, that a company wants to move all of its applications to the cloud — and even rarer that it would choose a single cloud provider to host those applications. The most common strategy is a mixture of on-premises ...read more


The right IT infrastructure is hybrid

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud, Multicloud

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends on the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Gartner forecasts worldwide public cloud revenue will grow 17 percent in 2020[1]. ...read more


IBM Spectrum Virtualize: An obvious fit for hybrid multicloud

Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services, Storage

Has the siren song of hybrid cloud captured the hearts and minds of key decision makers in your enterprise? The allure of agility, centralization and automation is certainly strong in the world of IT, where we keep expecting the simplicity of a dial tone or light switch, with predictable price-per-pound cost models. But, for traditional ...read more


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


Into the hybrid cloud future: Red Hat OpenShift is now available for IBM Z and LinuxONE

LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes, Multicloud

Today we are pleased to announce that Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is generally available for IBM Z® and IBM LinuxONE™. Red Hat is a leader in hybrid cloud and enterprise Kubernetes, with more than 1,000 customers already using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. With the availability of OpenShift for IBM Z and LinuxONE, 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


The Hybrid IT independence proclamation

Hybrid cloud, Modern data platforms, Workload & resource optimization

It’s a new year and decade — full of plans for digital business transformation. The progressive leader’s expectation from IT investment has evolved. “Better, faster, cheaper IT” isn’t compelling enough to satisfy the rising demand for new technology deployments. Anticipated business outcomes from IT transformation is the top priority. IT platform comparisons are very relevant ...read more