Cloud computing

How are businesses implementing their hybrid multicloud strategies?

Hybrid cloud, Insights, 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, Insights, Modern data platforms

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


Insights from Forrester study: Effective Hybrid Multicloud Strategy

Hybrid cloud, Insights, Multicloud

Considering recent rapid growth of public cloud usage and the airtime dedicated to if, what, and how to migrate workloads to cloud, it may seem like a mystery how organizations are using on-premises IT infrastructure. However, nine out of 10 organizations we surveyed say that on-premises infrastructure is a critical part of their hybrid cloud ...read more


The hot storage trends for 2020

Multicloud, News, Storage

Now that 2019 has ended, we anticipate incredible storage advancements to come in 2020. Storage is the essential foundation for all your application, workloads, and data sets. If your storage is not reliable, resilient, performant, and flexible, the value of your most critical business asset–your data–decreases dramatically.  Read on to see what is coming your ...read more


The Top 10 storage moments of 2019

Cloud computing, Multicloud, Storage

2019 was a big year for IBM Storage, with a slew of exciting launches of new solutions, fascinating and valuable reports, and deep dives into the ways in which storage can help your organization continue to innovate and drive value from your oceans of data. But amongst all that great news, what stands out as ...read more


Four ways to build up your IBM Z networking skills

Blockchain, Cloud computing, Data security...

“I’ve lost all of my networking on IBM Z skills. Where can I find help?” Has your company found itself in this position due to staff attrition, budget constraints or inability to backfill resources? Are you under pressure to secure your IBM Z network and/or critical IBM Z TCP/IP-based applications after a security audit? IBM ...read more


A future of powerful clouds

Insights, Multicloud, Storage

In a very good way, the future is filled with clouds. In the realm of information technology, this statement is especially true. Already, the majority of organizations worldwide are taking advantage of more than one cloud provider.[1] IBM calls this a “hybrid multicloud” environment – “hybrid” meaning both on- and off-premises resources are involved, and ...read more


The new normal for data privacy:

LinuxONE solutions, Multicloud, News

5 lessons for security leaders from the IBM-sponsored Harris Poll Global Data Privacy Consumer Survey[1] At IBM, we are committed to delivering the cloud you want, with the data privacy and security you need. Today, IBM LinuxONE, an enterprise platform for Linux, and IBM Hyper Protect services are deployed in all kinds of companies worldwide ...read more


Secure, efficient and high-performance deployment on premises and in the cloud

Multicloud, Storage, Technical

In Part one of this 2-part post on IBM Storage for hybrid multicloud, I discussed the two pieces of software at the center of our approach. The first is IBM Storage Insights, a free cloud-based service that simplifies your operations. The second is IBM Spectrum Virtualize, the strategic storage software foundation. In Part 2, we’ll ...read more