Hybrid cloud

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


Insights from Forrester study: Effective Hybrid Multicloud Strategy

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud, 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

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, 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 new normal for data privacy:

Hybrid cloud, LinuxONE solutions, Multicloud

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


Five things I learned about hybrid cloud from IBM clients

Hybrid cloud, IBM Systems Lab Services, Multicloud

Face-to-face conversations with clients provide a great opportunity to hear first-hand what challenges business leaders are facing around hybrid cloud for enterprise workloads. Whether these conversations take place at a conference or onsite during a client project, they’ve shown me what’s right and what’s wrong with cloud from the perspective of the IT administrators whose ...read more


Open flexibility with infrastructure-independent software

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

There is a rapid industry transition underway 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 and shareholders. Although the transition to hybrid multicloud infrastructure is touching every area of IT, its impact on storage ...read more


Met Office gives businesses the upper hand with fast, accurate weather data

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. Weather is one of the few things in life none of us ...read more


CAPEX or OPEX? The effect of hybrid multicloud on storage infrastructure pricing

Hybrid cloud, Multicloud, Storage

This is part six 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 took a ...read more