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The new data center: The core of the evolving IT infrastructure ecosystem

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Did anyone ever really believe in the death of the enterprise data center? Perhaps not. But there is a decline – in spending, numbers, square footage. More accurate to say is that the traditional data center has transformed – as has pretty much every other facet of IT. Today, the enterprise is looking to capitalize […]

3 ways to modernize legacy insurance systems

Many insurance companies are suffering from the negative effects of historically low interest rates in a low-growth business environment. Under these circumstances, it’s key to modernize systems to reduce operating costs, and improve the ability to launch new digital offerings to better connect with customers. A recent Computer Economics report shows the urgency for insurers […]

Reskilling IT workers for the cloud

The global job market has seen dramatic changes. Competition for highly skilled IT workers is fierce, especially those experienced in public cloud and complex multicloud and hybrid cloud environments. A Gartner study published in late 2020 estimates that through 2022, more than 50% of infrastructure and operations organizations will fail to meet company cloud adoption […]

Preparing for a virtual desktop world

The new age of the remote employee is upon us. Close to half the workforce in the U.S. never worked from home before the worldwide healthcare crisis, Statista reports. Today, 44% work from home five days a week. Companies had to scramble to adapt their services and systems so that business could continue. Now, they […]

How a cloud-based platform can help banks leverage data for valuable insights

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Banks are finding exciting new ways to turn their data into valuable insights. To succeed in this new data-driven world, banks of all sizes are turning to the cloud. Cloud-based solutions provide the optimal storage and tools needed to manage vast data requirements while making data and insights easily accessible for analytics and the business. […]

Why your hybrid cloud needs the software-defined data center

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If there is one thing we’ve learned in recent months, it is that things can change on a dime. We have learned how to better cope with dramatic change in how we run our businesses – setting up remote working, creating more online services to satisfy customers’ new demands and migrating more applications to the […]

How low-code is transforming software development

An emerging way to program, known as low-code application development, is transforming the way we create software. With this new approach, we’re creating applications faster and more flexibly than ever before. What’s more, this work is being done by teams where up to three-quarters of the team members can have no prior experience in developing […]

5 cloud trends that will reshape IT in 2021

We rang in 2020 with all the expectations that cloud computing would continue its progression as a massive catalyst for digital transformation throughout the enterprise. What we didn’t expect was a worldwide health crisis that led to a huge jump in cloud usage. Cloud megadeals have heralded a new era where cloud is a key […]

Want the full benefits of cloud? Rethink the journey.

There’s no denying that companies have realized many benefits from using public clouds – hyperscalability, faster deployment and, perhaps most importantly, flexible operating costs. Cloud has helped organizations gain access to modern applications and new technologies without many upfront costs, and it has transformed software development processes. But when it comes to public cloud migration, […]

Q&A: Moving ERP to the public cloud

Many large companies are considering migrating their ERP applications — including SAP S/4HANA — to the public cloud. Drivers for many companies include cost, flexibility or adopting a cloud-first strategy. Sita Lowman, vice president and general manager of Cloud & Platform Services at DXC Technology, discusses the challenges companies face and how they can help […]