Four Essential Elements of a Secure Cloud Migration Plan

Cloud migration, cloud adoption and cloud-first strategies are top-of-mind business initiatives at many large enterprises. With organizations expecting as much as 80% of their IT budgets to be allocated to cloud solutions, cloud security considerations are front and center. In fact, 47% of organizations that had just begun their cloud journey  said security was the […]

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Creating a Hybrid Cloud Roadmap to Catalyze Digital Business

Enterprises seeking to digitally transform their business and operating models face numerous challenges: overcoming organizational inertia, contending with applications sprawl, finding the required technical expertise/budget, and driving the modernization agenda alongside innovation.   Thanks to their flexible, scalable and reliable nature, hybrid cloud environments help IT play the role of strategic enabler by creating a […]

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Kubernetes: A Rising Platform for Delivering Digital at Scale

I read a very interesting tweet yesterday on Kubernetes’ Twitter channel. “We didn’t change our organization because we wanted to use #Kubernetes, we used Kubernetes because we wanted to change our organization.” The tweet showcases the tremendous value proposition that Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration system, can bring to an enterprise in terms of […]

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How Remote and Branch Offices Can Feel More Local with Hyperconvergence and Software-Defined Networks

From banking to healthcare to retail, many organizations establish remote and branch offices (ROBO) to enter new markets or offer local and convenient services. For many of these enterprises, however, it’s a real challenge to provide IT support to these locations, especially with a centralized IT management team. Because of their small size, many remote […]

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Crossing the Legacy-Digital Divide

The relationship between legacy and digital systems – and those who work with them – is often misunderstood. Businesses talk about phasing out and automating the former to free up budget and resources for the latter, with the assumption that they’ll need to tolerate some level of coexistence, at least for the foreseeable future. Additionally, […]

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To Get Business-Changing Outcomes, You Need Next-Gen Data Storage Services

Relying on data to stay ahead of the competition used to be a nice-to-have; today, however, it’s a must-have. However, enterprises face a unique set of challenges in terms of securely storing, managing and analyzing the data they create. Enterprise storage consumption is growing at more than 50% year-over-year, with industries such as media, technology, […]

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Drones in Human Health: Transforming Life Sciences in the Wilds of the Healthcare Jungle (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed Dian Fossey’s approach to gaining groundbreaking insights on primate behavior by directly observing and documenting the daily activities of gorillas in their natural environment. I described how applying and combining digital technologies such as drones and artificial intelligence (AI) could enable Fossey-style research at scale to improve […]

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How Platforms Can Automate Business Workflows and Deliver New Value

At the same time that technology has improved our lives, it has also increased our expectations proportionately. In healthcare, for instance, patients who have historically been responsible for their medical reports and prescriptions now expect hospitals to have all their data available at the click of a button. Customers across industries today expect the businesses with […]

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The Future Is All About Being Connected – through Digital

“We are all connected.” This mantra from the 1960s had a spiritual connotation, informing both a growing environmental awareness and the peace movement. But as I recollect this theme from the past, the subject I’m discussing is about the future. We live as connected beings, in increasingly smart homes. We drive connected cars that grow […]

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