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Five keys to successful cloud migration - Moving your business to the cloud helps you focus on your customers and bring new offerings to market in hours instead of months. Yet the journey to the cloud is often bumpy, with half of all migration projects failing. (*1, Worldwide Cloud Infrastructure Services Market Share, Q3 2015)
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Let's step away from serious business for a moment and take some time for a bit of fun.... We recently found this excellent deck on Slideshare and couldn't resist sharing with you all here as well!
#CloudHaiku: The Poetry of the Cloud - Poetry can be found nearly everywhere you look in the tech world. It can certainly be found in the cloud and today’s thriving open technology communities. Never have there been such an abundance and sophistication among open source projects. These communities are producing some of today’s most important and sophisticated technology that will serve as the backbone for an exciting future in cloud, cognitive and data/analytics. It is in this spirit that we decided to pose the #CloudHaiku challenge to some of today’s most brilliant minds in cloud and open tech. Enjoy the result below!
At ﬁrst glance, the cloud doesn’t lend itself to poetry. If Shakespeare were alive today, the object of his sonnets probably wouldn’t be virtual machines, bare metal, publ
It’s in this spirit that we decided to pose the #CloudHaiku challenge to some of today’s most brilliant minds in cloud and open tech. Industry leaders like Lorinda Brandon (CapitalOne), Kris Borchers (JS Foundation), Al Gillen (IDC), Leslie Carr (Clover Health), Rich Miller (Telematica) and so many more were kind enough to lend their voice to this experiment. We’ve compiled just a sample of our favorites in this eBook. But #CloudHaiku doesn’t stop here. Post yours to Twitter using the #CloudHaiku hashtag and challenge a friend, colleague or fellow open source community member to do the same. Learn more about the work IBM is doing to support an open cloud ecosystem at bit.
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This is the second in a series of blogs on analytics and the cloud. Read our introduction to the series, Analytics and the cloud: A perfect match. In this segment we will consider the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), analytics used on that data and how the cloud can be utilized to drive value out of instrumenting a very wide range of "things."
This is clearly an important topic simply due to the growth in the IoT market. A great deal of data is available that speculates on the rate at which the worldwide market may continue to grow. The International Data Corp
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The cloud is everywhere, and it drastically changes the way information is stored and shared. Cloud computing forces organizations to apply new business models, and teams have to re-invent the way they develop and deliver applications. In this article, Jean-Louis Marechaux presents ten reasons why you should consider IBM Bluemix if you plan to create and deploy cloud applications. With extensive support for mobile and web applications, Bluemix provides all the services you need to your develop your next brilliant idea.
Bluemix is the IBM platform-as-service (PaaS) that combines the strength of IBM software, third-party and open technologies. Bluemix provides DevOps in the cloud -- an open, integrated development experience that scales. If you have heard about Bluemix capabilities, you may already feel that it would benefit your organization. But if you are not sure why, here is a list of reasons to consider Bluemix for your next application:
1. Cloud is mainstream
2. Microservices architecture
3. Catalog of reusable services
4. Alignment with the IBM DevOps approach
5. Comprehensive collaborative environment
6. Support for hybrid cloud strategy
7. Flexibility for development teams
8. Polyglot programming
9. Prototype apps in minutes
10. Easy deployment
Want deeper details on each reason and a bonus for starting to use the service? Read the full article here