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Thoughts on Cloud is a collection of cloud computing conversations led by IBMers and sponsored by IBM. The goal of this site is to provide readers with a forum to discuss and debate various cloud computing topics. Our intention is to cultivate a dialogue, so we hope you’ll join the conversation and share some of the content you find here with your colleagues and friends. We don’t expect to answer all of the questions raised, but we look forward to thoughtful and lively discussions with the greater cloud computing community. All postings represent the opinions of the individual contributors, and do not necessarily represent IBM’s positions, strategies, or opinions.


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Letzte Blogeinträge

  • IBM expands partner ecosystem for VMware users moving to the cloud

    Montag, 29. August 2016

    More and more organizations are moving their enterprise workloads to the cloud, but they don’t just get there through magic. Often, there’s a lot of expense and risk involved. Occasionally, entire IT operations have to be overhauled. It’s a big challenge. To face down that challenge, IBM and VMware joined forces earlier this year to […]

  • With new data center, growth accelerates for Korea cloud ecosystem

    Donnerstag, 25. August 2016

    Korea’s public cloud sector is growing exponentially. According to IDC research, public cloud revenue in the country is expected to increase from $445 million last year to around $1 billion in 2019. All that growth is going to mean increased demand for infrastructure. That’s a big reason why IBM is teaming with SK Holdings to […]

  • Enabling hybrid cloud apps and multi-speed IT

    Mittwoch, 24. August 2016

    With the evolution of the cloud, startups seem to have it easy. They come up with an idea, implement it on the cloud, and deploy continuously right away. For companies that have developed software for years, either for internal use or to sell, things are more complicated. Those companies invested in their applications and will […]

  • A brief history of cloud computing

    Dienstag, 23. August 2016

    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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  • A practical guide to platform as a service: PaaS benefits and characteristics

    Montag, 22. August 2016

    One of the major benefits of platform as a service PaaS is its ability to improve a developer’s productivity. PaaS provides direct support for business agility by enabling rapid development with faster and more frequent delivery of functionality. It does this through continuous integration techniques and automatic application deployment. PaaS also enables developers to realize […]

  • 4 simple steps to cloud adoption

    Donnerstag, 18. August 2016

    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.

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  • Workday taps IBM Cloud for development and testing

    Mittwoch, 17. August 2016

    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 […]

  • 4 key design considerations for a multi-tenant cloud

    Dienstag, 16. August 2016

    Cloud uses multi-tenancy to share IT resources, software and services in a cost efficient and secure way. Ever wondered what it takes to achieve multi-tenancy in a hybrid cloud? This intrigued me until I was involved in designing multi-tenant cloud solutions. Multi-tenancy is not new. We have been using it in various forms, one common […]

  • Vodafone India looks to IBM Hybrid Cloud to improve engagement

    Montag, 15. August 2016

    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 […]

  • An open letter to CIOs about open, hybrid cloud technology and the blended environment

    Freitag, 12. August 2016

    Remember when the topic of open technology made many people in the industry uncomfortable? At IBM, we foresaw how critical open technology would become to our clients and the industry, and therefore embraced it. It was and remains essential. Now we’re at the forefront of another disruption: a transition to cloud in the form of […]