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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. […]

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 […]

Q&A: Optimizing costs through virtualization in the manufacturing industry

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Manufacturing companies across the globe are increasingly virtualizing their IT environments to optimize costs and gain greater flexibility. Michael Donovan, Industry Leader, Americas Manufacturing for DXC Technology, explains how virtualization solutions are helping companies improve both back office and plant operations and more easily expand into new markets and regions. What’s the most pressing topic […]

How virtualization helps manufacturing companies get into new markets faster

Looking to expand into new markets and improve speed to market, manufacturing companies worldwide are turning to virtualization to ease the process. Jim Miller, DXC’s chief technology officer and vice president for Cloud and Platform Services, and Jeff Moyer, DXC’s Global Director of Infrastructure as a Service Offerings, discuss how cloud technology combined with virtualization […]

Tout savoir sur la compatibilité des applications sur Microsoft Azure

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Beaucoup de nos clients veulent transférer leurs applications existantes sur le cloud mais s’inquiètent des potentielles incompatibilités. C’est une question complexe. Pour tenter d’y répondre, nous allons centrer notre analyse sur le modèle d’exploitation de l’application et utiliser Microsoft Azure pour illustrer notre propos. Les clouds publics les plus connus comme Microsoft Azure proposent 3 […]

Moving applications to the cloud: Lift-and-shift, refactor, or containers

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There’s no question we’re moving our applications to the cloud. We started with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for our data, and now most of us are considering  Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for our programs. The question is, how will we move our programs to PaaS? You have three main choices: Lift-and-shift, refactor, or containers. With life-and-shift, you simply port your […]

Powershell on Azure goes Linux

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People still assume that Windows is Windows, Linux is Linux, and never the twain shall meet. Not true. Microsoft loves Linux. You’ll find the latest proof of this in Azure Cloud Shell, which is now PowerShell Core 6 in Linux. Linux? Yes, Linux. Why? Well, as Wim Coekaerts, formerly corporate vice president of Microsoft Enterprise […]

Four reasons for adopting a hybrid IT operating model and becoming a broker of services

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Today, a growing numbers of organizations’ business units are consuming public cloud services directly, in many cases bypassing central IT governance. It’s up to IT organizations to adopt a hybrid IT operating model to centralize the management of resources – and stay relevant in age of more agile public cloud services. The challenge facing many […]

I fornitori di servizi cloud del futuro offriranno più “intelligenza”

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I fornitori di servizi cloud (CSP per la sigla in inglese) stanno iniziando ad offrire tecnologie intelligenti ai clienti aziendali come un modo per differenziarsi dai concorrenti, secondo un recente rapporto di mercato. “Per accrescere la quota di mercato, molti fornitori di servizi cloud (CSP) stanno introducendo istanze di calcolo specializzate, che mirano a carichi […]

What I learned in my quantum computing experiment

You’ve heard the buzz about quantum computers outdoing their classical counterparts in computational speed. For example, Lov Grover, a computer scientist at Bell Labs, designed a quantum search algorithm called Grover’s Algorithm that achieves a quadratic increase in speed in database search. In other words, a process that would take 31 years to complete on […]