Not Just a Cloud: Perspectives on a Multicloud Approach

Cloud keyboard - perspectives on a Multicloud Approach

The evolution of cloud computing

Cloud computing has come a long way.

The concept first took off as companies looked to capitalize on low-hanging fruit such as infrastructure renting or hosting mobile and web content. This strategy proved effective in lowering costs and improving scalability for seasonal changes in the business. Today, the cloud has become as essential as electricity for IT environments. Some of the most valuable companies are being built entirely on sophisticated cloud technologies like deep learning and blockchain.

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Struggling with Digital Transformation? Here’s why Red Hat OpenStack Might be the Answer

Organizations are increasingly looking to open source clouds and platforms to close skills gaps and prepare for the coming wave of digital transformation disruptions.

Consider this report from MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte. The study showed nine in 10 global executives predict their industries will be disrupted by digital trends. Unfortunately, only 44% of those same executives felt their organization was adequately prepared for the coming disruptions.

Interestingly, the ill-prepared companies weren’t just lacking the right tools and technology to straddle digital change. They were missing the people, processes and cultural requirements for digital transformation, too.

This gives an explanation for the rise of open source cloud solutions, such as Red Hat OpenStack, across organizations of all sizes. Not only does open source grant businesses a toolkit to take on digital disruption and hybrid cloud management, it equips them with the right approaches, from people to processes, to succeed in a new, ever-changing era of digital disruption.

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IBM Can Make Your Apps Fly in Formation

It’s 2018, and there are excellent solutions for everything. Maintaining a killer email list is easy with MailChimp. Customer relationship management is simple, thanks to Salesforce. It’s been nearly a decade since Apple declared “there’s an app for that,” and now, there are a lot more apps for that [Read more…]