Cloud computing refers to the use of Internet ("cloud") based computer technology for a variety of services. It is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualisedresources are provided as a service over the Internet. Users need not have knowledge of, expertise in, or control over the technology infrastructure "in the cloud" that supports them.
How do you keep 130,000 guests safely entertained, fed, watered and informed in a sustainable way? Roskilde Festival knew that the critical insights lay hidden in huge volumes of real-time data.
The Copenhagen Business School used IBM technologies to build a cloud big data lab that correlates information from multiple sources, delivering valuable insight for planning and running the festival.
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This book helps you understand DevOps and how your organization can gain real business benefits from it. You also discover how a holistic view of DevOps that encompasses the entire software delivery life cycle.
This paper will explore best practices for identifying and eliminating seven types of waste: Waiting, handoffs and task switching, motion, extra processes, extra features, partially completed work and defects.
With the current state of the economy, IT executives are being asked to stretch their budgets in order to keep their businesses profitable. In 2008, Median IT spending per user fell to $6,667 from the previous year's $7,397, according to Computer Economics. This represents a 6.2% reduction, consistent with the fact that IT managers were supporting an increasing number of users without corresponding increases in IT spending. IT spend continued to decline in 2009 and uncertainty and caution is still prevalent in 2010.
Within 6 months of starting to use Okta, customers on average will connect more than 10 applications for single sign-on. Once single-sign-on is tackled, cloud-first IT organizations can start to tackle the next set of problems. These next challenges are all about how you manage identities across all connected systems, how to determine who has access to what, and how you maintain control over user access. Some of the largest organizations in the world spend millions of dollars building out complex workflow systems to manage these processes. Even then, they depend heavily on manual work to actually get the job done. With Okta, there is a better way to do this, and it’s accessible to organizations of all sizes. Okta Provisioning gives you a foundation for cloud-first IT that brings sanity to your IT processes and enables you to encourage business groups to keep adopting more applications and users to bring the devices of their choice to work. App management, mobility management, and authe
Join IBM Mobile Analytics expert, Michael Darden, to see how the analytics capabilities of IBM MobileFirst Platform can enable you to answer three critical questions about your apps and then take immediate action to correct any value-draining issues … faster than your clients can take matters into their own hands.
The cloud – and more specifically, cloud communications – is the source of the transformation, which has fundamentally changed the IT landscape. Some IT pros have embraced it. Some are working on migrating to the cloud over time. And others, through choice or necessity, are sticking with a premises-based approach. Read on to find out why some IT pros are shopping for game tables to go in empty server rooms while others are untangling wires and watching blinking lights—and which cases make the most sense for each approach.
After years of being chained to the old ideas of office productivity, businesses are realizing that liberated employees are empowered employees. When you free people from the tethers of the office, amazing things start to happen: productivity rises, borders and barriers disappear, innovation replaces enervation, and the quality of work improves as employees’ quality of life improves.
In business, as in baseball, communication and collaboration are critical to working like a team toward a common goal. Having the right equipment can be a big part of that. Chances are, you’ve already moved some of your business applications to the cloud, which will better prepare you for working communications into your cloud lineup. If you still haven’t unified your communications in the cloud, now might be the best time to act—before the competition gets a competitive edge.
Download this case study today to learn more about how ARA was able to complete a datacenter migration in a compressed window, and how they continue to use ZVR to deliver aggressive service levels across their infrastructure with a product that is very easy to use.
In June 2014, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the IBM PureApplication System. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the IBM PureApplication System on their organizations.
IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by migrating from open source Java EE application servers to WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Liberty. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of a WAS Liberty migration on their organizations.
The Disruptive Future of Digital Experience Clouds
- IaaS vs. PaaS vs. SaaS
- Addressing concerns around cloud security, integration and customizability
- Availability of cloud solutions in the major DX categories
- The urgency for adopting cloud solutions
Today as customers increasingly turn to digital channels to research products, shop and purchase--and as employees arrive in the workplace conditioned by engaging consumer Web mobile and social experiences-- organizations can't afford to be left behind because of legacy investments. Customers and employees alike expect an exceptional digital experience. The good news as our TCO study shows is that most organizations can justify the cost of IBM Exceptional Digital Experience solutions based on quantifiable savings within a short period of time.