Cloud computing

IBM at Cisco Live: The future of hybrid cloud

In today’s hypercompetitive economy, your organization needs to deliver instant access to information, applications and services, or risk falling behind. If you use a traditional data center design with static resources, your IT infrastructure and staff likely can’t respond in time. Why? Because traditional siloed environments are inefficient.  Staffing and budget constraints further complicate the […]

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The profound impact of blockchain integration

Blockchain is more than the latest buzzword. It’s a powerful technology poised to revolutionize business transaction networks by accelerating processes, minimizing errors, improving trust and more. How can your organization benefit? And how can you prepare for blockchain integration? For answers to these and other questions, we met with Bernard Golden, a consultant and cloud […]

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Hybrid cloud in a digital transformation mindset

CTOs, IT leaders and business executives face a variety of infrastructure options for cloud-based solutions. To gain some perspective into how business leaders envision the role of a hybrid cloud as they transform and embrace the needs of a digital economy, we spoke recently with Jo Peterson, Vice President of Cloud Services at Clarify360. Peterson’s […]

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Inside the Client Centers pt. 2: The personal touch

In part 1 of our “Inside the Client Centers” series, we explored the expertise available inside IBM Client Centers across the world, and introduced you to our engineers, architects and inventors busy introducing the latest products and offerings to clients. As a program manager at the Client Center in Poughkeepsie, I see many clients from […]

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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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