Cloud computing

Making a case for cloud computing

My wife, who is home for the day, just informed me that her IT department moved their email and home directories to the cloud.  Previously, the company’s access policies were so restrictive that she could never see this information offsite.  As I reflected on what this change would mean to remote users, I wondered about […]

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An ocean of possibilities with VersaStack

What lies just beneath the surface often surprises you. For example, on its surface, the recently announced VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud is a powerful new solution for deploying both converged infrastructure and hybrid cloud resources all within one platform. That in itself is remarkable. But dive into VersaStack on one of the award-winning IBM FlashSystem […]

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Private transformation with VersaStack

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 […]

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Introducing the IBM and Cisco converged cloud

Hybrid cloud and converged infrastructure are two of the most powerful currents pushing IT into the 21st century. Hybrid cloud reconciles opposing requirements for the security, performance and control provided by on-premises infrastructure with the flexibility and cost savings of cloud computing. Converged infrastructure offers the simplicity and agility demanded by modern enterprises trying to […]

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Cloudy days ahead for the city of sun

Often referred to as the city of sin, Las Vegas can also be referred to as the city of sun.  With sunshine 85 percent of the time, Las Vegas is tied with only Phoenix, AZ for the highest average amount of annual sunshine anywhere in the United States.  While many vacationers will head to Vegas […]

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Five reasons to love IBM Systems Lab Services

It’s Valentine’s Day. What’s not to love about a global team of IT consultants with proven expertise in designing and delivering IT infrastructure to support today’s businesses? IBM Systems Lab Services consultants bring a wealth of IT experience to help organizations throughout the lifecycle of their IT infrastructure. Their experience spans IBM Power Systems, z […]

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Automated data dynamics in hybrid clouds at InterConnect 2017

IBM is devoting an entire track and two keynotes at IBM InterConnect 2017—March 19–23, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada—tailored specifically to storage technology and the intelligence behind hybrid cloud infrastructure. Why are hybrid clouds becoming so desirable for organizations that need agile, flexible and reliable infrastructure for demanding, data-intensive workloads? The answer is the rapid […]

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Eight tips for working with a cloud service provider

Technologies like cloud computing have created new challenges for CIOs and IT teams, but working with a cloud service provider (CSP) can relieve some of that pressure. How can your CIO and IT organization ensure that your CSP is doing the right things? Here are eight tips to get you asking the right questions: 1. […]

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Please join us at Thoughts on Cloud, the new blog home for cloud integration

Looking for new IBM Cloud content? We’re moving! Going forward, we will be publishing all new blog posts relating to Cloud Integration and Middleware topics on the Thoughts on Cloud blog. We’re moving these topics to make it as easy as possible for readers to find news and stories about IBM Cloud that they care […]

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