Don't Let Vendor Lock-In Limit Hybrid Clouds' Benefits

Remember the old Indian story of the blind men and the elephant? A group of sightless men each touch a different part of an elephant and discover they can't agree on what they're touching. There's an analogy in today's hybrid ...

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SoftLayer Acquisition Strengthens IBM Midmarket Cloud Offerings

Published on Aug 15, 2013
Continuing its campaign to build a full range of cloud service offerings for customers ranging from small businesses to large enterprises, IBM has completed its acquisition of privately held cloud computing infrastructure company SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. SoftLayer joins IBM’s new ...

Virtualization Tips: Insights from Virtualization Experts

By Kenneth Hess on Mar 13, 2013
Virtualization is a move in the right direction for many reasons: service rightsizing, consolidation, cloud computing, agile solutions, better hardware utilization, XaaS and modernization. The migration from a purely hardware-driven data center to a more virtualized one can seem daunting. To add confusion, there are several ...

IBM’s New Power Systems Bring Affordable Power to SMBs

By Kenneth Hess on Feb 13, 2013
Before IBM announced its eight new Power Systems, big data solutions and cloud computing solutions were only available to enterprise-level customers. These eight new Power Systems, three new PureSystems models and new Storage Systems technologies bring high-powered but cost-effective results to small and ...

Survey: BYOD Gaining Support

By Marissa Tejada on Jan 28, 2013
A new survey reveals that BYOD is gaining support and acceptance among businesses. A recent study by Samsung Electronics subsidiary Samsung Telecommunications America suggests that the bring-your-own-device movement will be in almost every office and work setting within the next ...
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