Cloud Whitepapers

The IT Roadmap from Modernization to Innovation with Consistent Hybrid Cloud

It has become the norm for enterprises to deploy workloads across multiple public, private, and edge cloud platforms due to business strategy and technical requirements. To reduce complexity and accelerate business outcomes in this multicloud world, leading IT organizations are seeking to operate more cohesively with a consistent hybrid cloud, which requires a modern, cloud-ready

Cloud Managed Services: A comparison guide

Which workloads are best for a managed cloud? Enterprise-grade workloads of all shapes and sizes are a good match for managed cloud services. More and more, that means leading ERP platforms like SAP, as part of a digital transformation strategy. The ideal fit is workloads that scale up and down periodically, requiring extra capacity from

5 Ways to Optimize Your AWS Spending

The shift to public cloud providers such as AWS offers many advantages for companies. According to AWS CEO Andy Jassy, the conversation starter for cloud adoption is almost always cost savings. For many companies, this means trading the old model of heavy capex for capital to invest in datacenters and servers upfront to a variable

Is Your Data Safe in an IaaS Public Cloud?

This white paper discusses the need for data protection in IaaS public cloud environments, including common shared responsibility models employed by many cloud providers, and why relying on your cloud provider is not enough. We discuss how shared responsibility impacts both disaster recovery and security; as well as steps that businesses can take to protect

Streamline Management for Mixed Workloads Across Multiple Clouds

Learn how running your workloads through VMware® vSAN™ allows you to consolidate them onto a single cluster for greater efficiency, savings, and improved resource utilization. With policy-based management, builtin monitoring, and rapid scaling, your IT teams will have everything they need to keep applications and services protected and running at peak performance.

Top 5 Challenges of Migrating Applications to the Cloud

Traditional migration practices involve a significant number of person hours, an assortment of tools and substantial risk, not to mention the actual time required to move from point A to point B. Data gravity further complicates cloud adoption and migration of production workloads – especially stateful apps with lots of data. VMware Cloud on AWS

Three Keys to Maximize Application Migration and Modernization Success

This IDC white paper examines the challenges that organizations with legacy IT and multicloud environments face and how IBM’s cloud application migration and modernization services can help organizations establish, cultivate, and nurture a long-standing cloud solution that fosters rapid business innovation and elevates business performance while enabling organizations to fully harness the benefits that modernized