What’s behind the rise of cloud-native applications

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When the cloud first came along, it was all about migrating existing applications to early public web services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Rackspace’s OpenStack-powered cloud, or Microsoft Azure. Any apps you ran on servers in your data centers were virtualized as fast as possible and deployed to the cloud. For some of you, […]

Integrating new technologies into holistic insurance solutions

Advances in technology have meant applications are more open and can talk more easily to one another. This gives CIOs the ability to pick and choose the applications that make the most sense for their organization, and to integrate them into an end-to-end landscape. The approach eliminates the one-size-fits-all mentality of the past and makes […]

These 4 factors should guide your SaaS implementation

IDC  predicts  that in 2017, 25 percent of Software as a Service (SaaS) implementation projects won’t meet cost-savings goals, while 12.5 percent won’t meet key business goals. With more than $37 billion expected to be spent globally on SaaS in 2016 and even more expected in 2017, the cost of failure is staggering. For startups with a limited […]

Planning for the journey to platform modernization

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In the frenzied race to the cloud, some organizations forget that not all applications and infrastructure actually belong there – at least, not yet. Many applications that are core to the business – legacy apps from the early 2000s, specialized HR or payroll apps – can’t be easily virtualized or moved to the cloud. It […]

One key step to protecting at-risk enterprise applications

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Cybercrime is growing, and the perpetrators are becoming more sophisticated. Worse, they’re getting really good at networking – sharing techniques, code and successes that can multiply the effects of an attack exponentially. Just last month, the huge Mirai attack launched a bot army of IoT devices on critical Internet infrastructure that supports big-name websites such […]