Hybrid cloud

On your journey to hybrid multicloud, you’ll encounter new storage challenges

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

This is part three in a 6-part series on storage for hybrid multicloud. In Part 1 I set the stage – getting us all on the same page with the terminology of hybrid multicloud. In Part 2 we explored what’s behind this rapid industry shift toward hybrid multicloud infrastructure. In Part 3 we’re going to ...read more


Secure hybrid cloud with encryption everywhere on IBM z15

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Storage

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. Securing hybrid cloud environments is a shared responsibility. IT teams are looking ...read more


Exploring the motivation for hybrid multicloud–an industry perspective

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

This is part 2 in a 6-part series on storage for hybrid multicloud. In Part 1 I set the stage–getting us all on the same page with the terminology of hybrid multicloud. In Part 2 we’re going to explore what’s behind this rapid industry shift toward hybrid multicloud infrastructure. The IBM Institute for Business Value ...read more


Setting the stage for your journey to hybrid multicloud; a basic vocabulary

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

There is a rapid industry transition under way to a hybrid multicloud style of computing. It’s happening across all industries and all lines of business and being pushed along by stakeholders from IT managers to the C-suite to the shareholders. Although the transition is touching every area of IT infrastructure, in this 6-part series we ...read more


Empowering development productivity with easier and secure infrastructure

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, Multicloud

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Helping developers with their infrastructure needs and requirements has always been a top concern ...read more


Best of both worlds–integrating hybrid cloud and enterprise IT infrastructure

Hybrid cloud, LinuxONE solutions, Multicloud

If you’ve been making IT decisions, it comes as no surprise that a hybrid multicloud environment is the current landscape for everything from application development to workload placement. What might be surprising is that only about 20 percent of all workloads have made the move to cloud[1]. Why is that the case? Think about your ...read more


The business case for the hybrid cloud: Have your cake and eat it too!

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes, 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. The relationship between mainframe’s “big iron” and the cloud’s unencumbered flexibility is ...read more


Digital transformation: What about the mainframe?

Digital transformation, Hybrid cloud, Mainframes

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. Digital transformation infuses digital technology into all areas of an organization’s business ...read more


Pick a cloud platform that matches your hybrid cloud strategy, not the other way around

Hybrid cloud, LinuxONE solutions, Multicloud

Though the CIO or CTO of a company is typically responsible for the organization’s information technology, often the technology itself takes over the executive seat, defining the strategies that a CIO/CTO feels compelled to take. A need-to list can very quickly become a wish list, with the amount of “required” tech rapidly spiraling out of ...read more