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 […]

Simplify IT – Modernizing today’s IT infrastructure while building for the future

Pursue these quick-hit strategies to focus IT resources on business growth and innovation Digital transformation is reaching deeper into companies and industries every day. As it does, CIOs will need to spend more time on new technologies to drive corporate growth and innovation. But how? For many companies, nearly 70 percent of the IT budget […]

It’s time for a checkup: Take charge of your IT infrastructure health

Technology infrastructure has been designed to work for us — both the business and the individual — so it’s not surprising that it has more than a few things in common with people. One such commonality is the need for a regular health check. Just like us, your infrastructure needs to be assessed from time […]

Insta-structure: How to deliver instant infrastructure, applications and processes

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Businesses move to the cloud to save money, add flexibility and run more efficient DevOps shops. And the companies that think more strategically about the cloud understand that they need to exit the pure infrastructure business and deliver an instantaneous end-to-end environment — consisting of infrastructure, applications, and processes — that delivers services with great […]

How a composable infrastructure can be a key enabler of digital transformation

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Industry research firm IDC calls the new IT – characterised by use of mobile devices, cloud services, social networks and big data analytics — the third platform. Hewlett Packard Enterprise, a DXC Connect partner, says the new platform is driving the “idea economy” because, when done right, IT can facilitate the conversion of ideas into […]

SD-WAN: Building a network of networks

The stage is now set for a significant transformation in networking due to our ever-increasing expectation to connect anywhere and at any time. The move of applications — in particular more data hungry and time sensitive applications like video and voice — to cloud environments is driving this transformation. The combination of these factors means […]

Three distinguishing characteristics of modern on-premises cloud platforms

A critical component of the hybrid cloud platform is establishing an on-premises or private cloud to bridge the gap between traditional IT delivery and a public cloud, for workloads that can benefit from a cloud delivery model but need to remain on-premises. The private cloud helps ensure the public cloud is exploited for appropriate workloads […]

Empresa aseguradora e infraestructura tecnológica ágil, ¿es posible?

Las aseguradoras siempre han participado en la carrera por llegar antes al mercado, con sus productos y soluciones, pero siempre al menor coste. El origen de este gran reto tampoco es nuevo; cambio en las expectativas de socios y clientes, aumento de la competencia y exigencias de los organismos reguladores, tal vez añadiendo el clima […]

Assurance : comment développer une infrastructure informatique agile?

Les assureurs ont toujours dû relever le défi d’apporter des produits et des solutions rapidement sur le marché et tout cela à moindre coût. Les challenges ne manquent pas : de nouvelles attentes de leurs fournisseurs et de leurs clients ; de nouveaux acteurs qui bouleversent le champ concurrentiel, de  nouvelles réglementations. Sans oublier le […]

How can insurers develop an agile IT infrastructure?

Insurers have always faced the challenge of taking products and solutions faster to market and doing so at lower cost. The sources of this challenge are not new – changing partner and customer expectations, increased and new competition and demanding regulators with perhaps the addition of the current financial climate. Insurers have risen to each […]