What to do when your apps can’t use native Azure migration tools and services


Enterprises are increasingly migrating their applications to public clouds, and Microsoft’s Azure is a preferred target for many of them. During the migration, enterprises must consider their diverse estate of operating systems, databases, middleware, COTS products and application technologies, as well as their multiple versions. Azure Site Recovery is an Azure service that orchestrates replication […]

Enterprise virtualization vs. public cloud in 2018

Enterprise virtualization prediction for 2018 tl:dr — no drastic changes from 2017. There are some interesting possibilities, though, and I’ve used Simon Wardley mapping to diagram them. As shown in the enterprise virtualization map on the left, we can now argue that the consumption of virtual machines has trended all the way into commodity consumption (with […]

DXC Agility Platform now integrated with Microsoft Azure SQL


Recently, the DXC Agility Platform team released a brand new integration with Microsoft Azure SQL.  Microsoft Azure SQL is a managed cloud database provided as-a-service as part of Microsoft Azure.  As a managed service, Azure SQL takes care of database backup while also maintaining scalability and high availability of the database.  There is a very long list of features in […]

How serverless computing serves the enterprise

Savvy businesses crave rapid iterative development, reduced IT costs, and strategic use of IT staff for creating differentiated services, not for provisioning and managing back-end compute resources. The answer? Serverless computing. Serverless computing, an emerging style of application development, eliminates the complexity of dealing with servers at all levels of the technology stack. It provides […]

Using machine vision to fight crime: Real-time license plate detection and notification

Cameras have been reading vehicle license plates for things like issuing speeding tickets, deducting tolls and conducting border surveillance. What if we could use cameras to read license plates to identify criminal suspects and notify the nearest police in real time? This is what we set out to do at DXC Labs using machine vision. […]

Azure Stack: Coming to a data center near you

Most IT organizations are already sold on the value of public cloud. It offers greater IT agility than traditional on-premise data centers and provides a foundation for innovation throughout the business. One of the growing challenges with increasingly complex hybrid environments is the lack of an integrated single point of support to enable hybrid workload […]

Supercharge your business with DXC’s Analytics Solutions


One of the hottest trends in IT today is the emergence of analytics as a must-have for digital transformation and it seems to creep into just about every conversation at gatherings such as Envision. But how can you gain true operational benefits from your analytics platform? DXC is rolling out a new suite of analytics […]

Azure, availability zones, and stability


Generally speaking, a public cloud is more stable than your private servers. After all, in a typical public cloud data center, there are hundreds of thousands of servers. When one server goes down, or even if a few dozen do, it’s no big deal. But, as Murphy’s law dictates: “Anything that can go wrong will […]

Get a jumpstart on analytics


A recently developed offering showcasing DXC’s partnership with Microsoft focuses on an area that is top-of-mind for many: analytics. At DXC, we are enhancing our analytics platform that leverages Microsoft Azure cloud services and Power BI in a way that can help enterprises create next-generation applications with ease and efficiency. DXC Analytics Platform on Demand […]

Microsoft: The Windows cloud business


Still think of Microsoft as the Windows company? Think again. In Microsoft’s latest quarter, it was the cloud, not Windows, that drove revenue to $25 billion in non-GAAP revenue in the quarter, over the expected $24 billion and up 10% year-over-year from $23 billion. Not bad. Not bad at all. “Innovation across our cloud platforms drove […]