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.
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.
Digital business requires organizations to improve customer, employee, and partner engagement and satisfaction in the midst of an explosion of information, devices and apps. Portal offerings must step up to meet escalating demands.
The digital transformation that organizations are striving for today requires a mindset of "no limits" in terms of securely exposing critical business assets for internal and external consumption. In order to be an agile, digital business, enterprises need to seamlessly connect across hybrid environments, applications, data and processes, keeping a keen eye on an open cloud strategy. They also need a secure integration framework to provide controlled access, a single dashboard providing performance insights, and easy access to digital assets for your developers. This webcast will explore all of these areas in depth, to support your enterprise's quest to become a next-generation digital business.
This brochure looks at how you can accelerate and simplify application delivery. IBM PureApplication is the fastest and simplest way to cloud-enable, deploy, manage, and move applications and middleware across your hybrid cloud.
IBM’s 2015 annual February customer conference was a massive event combining multiple conferences of yesteryear. This EMA impact brief discusses IBM’s hybrid cloud strategy at a high level with particular focus on IBM’s latest announcements related to the PureApplication portfolio.
What if your organization could take advantage of emerging business opportunities by deploying new applications faster? With IBM PureApplication solutions, companies can build and use a cloud environment faster, easier and with less risk to better engage with their customers and partners.
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.
What digital trends are forcing CDN services to evolve? CDN services are changing, and web and application delivery professionals are navigating the evolving CDN landscape. Read the Forrester Research Report, "CDNs Extend to Web Performance Optimization and End-To-End Cloud Services" to learn what new capabilities are required from the Next Generation CDN.
Join our featured speakers, Rackspace and 10th Magnitude on a round table discussion on the concepts of cloud form factors leading to hybrid cloud, the advantages of using hybrid cloud technologies, and a look at how the Microsoft Azure platform enables efficient and effective hybrid cloud computing.
In this world of always-on services, the systems that support them must be designed to be both highly available and resilient. Today, many IT leaders are looking for their applications and infrastructure to be covered by the following:
• Defined SLA¹s for workloads and applications
• Mapped failure points and impact of these on the business
• Regularly measure application and Infrastructure health
Access this white paper to discover your resiliency, and learn how to create a resilient architecture on Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
Moving existing line-of-business (LOB) applications to the cloud can be a daunting task. In this white paper, find out how Rackspace makes moving to the Microsoft cloud easy by:
• Assessing current system and applications with one of 250+ Microsoft Experts
• Understanding how to utilize new cloud capabilities based on our over 15 years of Microsoft Cloud experience
• Manage, monitor and secure migrated applications and workloads 24x7x365