A brief history of cloud computing

One of the first questions asked with the introduction of a new technology is: “When was it invented?” Other questions like “When was it first mentioned?” and “What are the prospects for its future?” are also common. When we think of cloud computing, we think of situations, products and ideas that started in the 21st […]

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4 simple steps to cloud adoption

It has become vitally important for organizations to be cloud players. They must be innovative with their IT transformation approaches in building flexible and agile business systems such as Customer Resource Management (CRM) systems, storage systems, complex process automation and for leveraging social media and mobile technologies.


Workday taps IBM Cloud for development and testing

Workday, which specializes in human resources and finance software, announced this week that it has signed a 7-year agreement with IBM to use the IBM Cloud platform for developing and testing new products. Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri said the platform will enable his company to scale development and testing faster. Previously, the firm used its […]

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Vodafone India looks to IBM Hybrid Cloud to improve engagement

A new, five-year agreement between IBM and Vodafone India brings together the telecommunications company’s cloud-ready applications and enterprise data on a hybrid cloud platform. The goal? Faster IT operations and speedier time to market, which will help the company better connect and engage with customers. In a joint statement, Vishant Vora, Vodafone India’s Director of […]


Letting customers decide who really leads in cloud

When people discuss “the cloud,” what they’re really talking about is the vast landscape of cloud solutions. Today, clouds fuel apps that are touched by thousands of organizations and millions of people every day. In a lot of ways, the cloud has become the invisible thread weaving its way through everything digital, in one form […]

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4 cloud adoption challenges for the Asia-Pacific region

Business leaders must weigh a number of options in the process of choosing a cloud computing platform or service. Not only do they have to pick the service that will best fit their business needs, but they also have to find just the right mix of options to ensure security, accessibility, meet regulatory requirements, and […]

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Cloud sets successful mobile initiatives apart

Executives expect a lot from mobile initiatives. According to an IBM Institute for Business Value study, 77 percent of executives are planning at least five mobile initiatives over the next year, and 62 percent expect those initiatives to pay off within 12 months or less. That’s not always how things pan out. About two-thirds of […]


How cloud can make CIOs into MVPs

As general manager of IBM’s North America cloud services and solutions team, I get to speak to a lot of clients. One CIO with whom I regularly talk compares his typical day to a hockey goalie’s, batting away slap shots from internal clients, vendors, hackers and bosses. “So many bosses,” he notes. I sympathize, but […]

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Why hybrid cloud is becoming the destination for enterprise transformation

The cloud has shifted from being a driver of cost savings to a key enabler of business innovation. As it matures, industries across the globe are realizing that the “cloud” is not simply a thing, but a multi-dimensional technology destination to fuel business innovation. A properly deployed cloud platform can improve business models, intelligence and […]

Hybrid Cloud Integration 7 steps

Hybrid cloud integration in 7 easy steps

Hybrid cloud is attractive because it enables customers to draw on the wide-ranging capabilities of public cloud service providers while using private cloud deployment for sensitive applications and data. Interlinking cloud-deployed applications and data with traditional, non-cloud enterprise applications and data is also an important part of hybrid cloud deployments. The benefits of hybrid cloud […]