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Data-centric architecture – the platform to focus on the most treasured asset

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The value proposition of global systems integrators (GSIs) has changed remarkably in the last 10 years. By 2010, it was the waning days of the so-called “your mess for less” (YMFL) business model. GSIs would essentially purchase and run a company’s IT shop and deliver value through right-shoring (moving labor to low cost places), leveraging […]

Project Pacific: VMware’s new road from vSphere to the Kubernetes-based hybrid cloud

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Many people use VMware’s vSphere. How many? VMware claims there are over 70 million vSphere workloads running out there at any given time. That’s a lot of people running mainline business applications on VMware’s signature virtualization platform. That’s great, but how do you move those workloads to a cloud? VMware has an answer, re-engineer vSphere […]

Digital transformation threats and opportunities in travel and transportation

In travel and transportation most companies today don’t look at customer journeys as a collaborative exercise. They consider their job done when passengers are delivered safely to their appointed destination for their segment. A railway, for example, may only care that it has moved passengers safely from station A to station B. It ignores the […]

Ce que nous réserve le cloud

Attachez vos ceintures. Le cloud va vous faire voyager. 1.    Le cloud hybride décolle La difficulté d’intégration dans les cloud privés et publics ont ralenti la démocratisation du cloud hybride, resté à l’arrêt derrière la ligne de départ. Mais l’arrivée de Kubernetes a révolutionné le secteur et le cloud hybride a pris de la vitesse. […]

Optimizing transportation runs and customer experience

For many companies in the travel, transportation and hospitality industry, success is all about achieving the optimal result.  For example, optimize load balances to get passengers and cargo to their destination using less fuel and in the fastest time possible. Whether in the air or on the ground, it’s all about minimizing the cost while […]

Why intelligent cloud ERP delivers increased value

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Agility is the name of the game for businesses who want the ability to respond to threats and opportunities in their marketplace. The arrival of intelligent cloud ERP provides the core technology that allows organisations to build the agile foundation required for entering new markets and becoming the disruptors of their industry. Intelligent cloud ERP […]

Ignore the hysteria, Cloud Foundry is just fine

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Recently, Rishidot analyst Krishnan Subramanian proclaimed the Cloud Foundry, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud, had met its demise as a standalone platform. Really? That’s news to me, and I cover Cloud Foundry like paint. What got Subramanian so frazzled was Cloud Foundry started offering Docker in place of its own container runtime, Garden. And at the recent […]

L’essayer, c’est l’adopter : découvrez le cercle vertueux de l’adoption du cloud

Quand j’entends en 2019 que « le cloud, c’est pour les autres », je lève les yeux tellement haut dans le ciel que j’en perds de vue mon clavier. Heureusement, cette attitude antédiluvienne disparaît peu à peu des services informatiques.  D’ailleurs, selon un récent sondage réalisé par la fondation Open Source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) de Cloud Foundry, le […]

A call to rethink the banking value chain

Financial services is shifting to platforms for business functions and processes, and that’s a good thing. Moving from applications to Software as a Service (SaaS) and then to Platform as a Service (PaaS) can create new value chains. It can also dramatically reduce the number of error-prone manual processes and foster industry collaboration for superior […]

Los cinco grandes desarrollos en la nube

Abróchense los cinturones. Vamos a viajar a lugares interesantes en la nube, en poco tiempo. La nube híbrida despega Durante años, la nube híbrida no se movió a ningún lado. El motivo es que no resultaba fácil integrar nubes públicas y privadas. Entonces, llegó Kubernetes y todo cambió. Con Kubernetes, siempre y cuando una plataforma […]