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AI and ML fight security threats in retail industry as holiday shopping ramps up

Online retailers are once again getting ready for the annual Black Friday to Cyber Monday surge in shopping traffic. Every year they prepare to combat the cybersecurity threats that go into overdrive during the holiday season. Increasingly, they’re getting help from cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology to fight back against the […]

Digital transformation requires operating model changes

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“Cloud technology is an enabler for industry and individuals to do things that would never have been possible before.” That statement was made in the white paper Cloud Leadership: The Definitive Guide, which offered perspectives from experts in the field, including myself, focusing on the impact of cloud adoption and associated technologies. I agree with […]

Hybrid IT: Cloud and legacy tech must live together in peace

Are you trying to introduce new ways of working and deliver new value to your business via cloud while having to cope with legacy technologies (which will potentially be around for years to come)? Are you trying to fit your old ways of working onto your new technologies? These are situations that we typically see, […]

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, […]

Data-driven development for autonomous driving with DXC Robotic Drive Cloud

To develop, test and integrate modern, highly automated or even autonomous driving functions, new capabilities are required. One new and complex discipline is to be able to manage and to automatically process huge amounts of data. This article, based on a use case, shows how data-driven development of AI-based algorithms can be rapidly initiated and […]

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. Under today’s circumstances desktop virtualization will become more widespread Companies had to scramble to adapt their services […]

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. […]