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Simplify IT – Modernizing today’s IT infrastructure while building for the future

Pursue these quick-hit strategies to focus IT resources on business growth and innovation Digital transformation is reaching deeper into companies and industries every day. As it does, CIOs will need to spend more time on new technologies to drive corporate growth and innovation. But how? For many companies, nearly 70 percent of the IT budget […]

Cloud native: Present and future

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When we started with clouds, it was all about taking existing IT structures and moving them to the cloud. Infrastructure to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), software to Software as a Service (SaaS), and so on. Then, as clouds matured, people started combining Linux and containers with the idea of assembling applications from container-based microservices. […]

Practical container security issues

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If you ask people what their biggest concern is about containers, it’s always security. Some 94 percent of IT professionals in the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)‘s 2017 Cloud Security Report worry about container security. Specifically, they’re concerned that we don’t have mature container security programs. There’s truth to those concerns. After talking with people at […]

Plus d’intelligence avec les fournisseurs de services cloud du futur

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Selon un récent rapport, les fournisseurs de services cloud  commencent à proposer aux entreprises des technologies intelligentes pour se démarquer des concurrents. « Pour augmenter leur part de marché, de nombreux fournisseurs de services cloud  introduisent des instances de calcul spécifiques qui ciblent les charges de travail intensives et facilitent l’intégration de l’intelligence artificielle et […]

Bridging the gap between waterfall and agile development

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What if you could bridge the cultural and stylistic divide between waterfall and agile development teams so you could speed your adoption of cloud technologies? One possible solution we’ve adopted in DXC’s AWS integrated practice is using an architectural sprint, or a sprint before the first real sprint – sprint zero, if you will. This […]

It’s time for a checkup: Take charge of your IT infrastructure health

Technology infrastructure has been designed to work for us — both the business and the individual — so it’s not surprising that it has more than a few things in common with people. One such commonality is the need for a regular health check. Just like us, your infrastructure needs to be assessed from time […]

Expecting autonomous cars by 2025? We’ll need edge computing and a few other enabling technologies

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In politics, the principle of subsidiarity is an organizing principle that recommends handling matters at the most immediate or local level consistent with their resolution, rather than rely on a centralized authority. How do these apply to decision-making in autonomous vehicles (AVs)? I would argue that edge computing – essentially, decentralized decision-making — will increase […]

A step beyond Cloud 101

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OK, so you want to take the plunge and move your IT stack to the cloud. Good for you. But, and it’s a big but, before you make that leap, look carefully at exactly what you’re doing. For example, it’s true that moving to a cloud should–should–save you money. But, there’s no guarantee. Next, what […]

Le SIAM, outil de gestion multifournisseur

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C’est le lot de toutes les équipes informatiques gérant plusieurs fournisseurs: un ticket passe, de fournisseur en fournisseur, avant qu’il ne tombe finalement entre de bonnes mains. Ce genre de situation irrite les utilisateurs et nuit à la crédibilité du département informatique en occasionnant des retards inutiles. Que diriez-vous d’une solution de gestion de services […]

Gartner says cloud remains top emerging enterprise risk

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Despite having made great inroads into organizations and representing what Gartner calls novel opportunities, enterprises still view cloud computing as an emerging risk, according to Gartner’s latest quarterly Emerging Risks Report. The 110 senior executives in risk, audit, finance, and compliance at large global organizations that were queried for the report, identified cloud computing as the […]