Discover why 2017 was a landmark year in the development of blockchain strategies

This IDC Vendor Profile discusses IBM’s blockchain strategy, existing portfolio around this technology, and specific use cases. The first section briefly defines blockchain and outlines its benefits and current limitations. The second section describes IBM’s engagement with the technology since 2014 and its current offering, and the third section outlines IBM’s blockchain strategy. This IDC

HfS Blueprint Report: Enterprise Blockchain Services

The Enterprise Blockchain Services Blueprint investigates the blockchain space to provide a comprehensive and foundational analysis of the blockchain solutions and services market for enterprises. WHAT YOU’LL KNOW AFTER READING • Definition of the blockchain ecosystem and analyzes • Analysis of heatmaps to understand the relative adoption of blockchain services across all industries and use

Making the case for continuous compliance

Compliance is a word that has been bandied about by business, regulators and the media for the last few decades. For those in the public sector, financial services and healthcare, it is an ever-present concern influencing the entire organisation. But for other companies, those not in heavily regulated industries, compliance has always been a bit

Data Governance Complexity

The potential benefits that data can bring a business grow as companies develop and look to harness that data to drive enhanced understanding of their own organisation, the markets in which they operate and the customers with whom they engage. Yet, as businesses mature, it becomes ever more important that they fully understand these information

Hybrid IT Survey Whitepaper

Cloud has been the buzzword of choice in the IT industry for the past decade or so. In that time, conversations on cloud computing invariably leant towards cost, security, data sovereignty, choosing the right supplier and selecting the right cloud computing model. A key part of this latter topic was the comparison between cloud and

Hybrid cloud grows up — Introducing Azure Stack

Hybrid cloud and the IT landscape are changing rapidly. Not all that long ago, most analysts and larger public cloud infrastructure companies would have had us believe that cloud was not only the future, but would also be the ‘only’ future. Even Microsoft who was, until relatively recently, seen to be playing catch up to

Cloud vs Colocation: Which is right for your business?

Choosing the right server infrastructure is crucial to business success. Yet with the trend towards cloud adoption accelerating, the IT infrastructure landscape for large corporate organisations is undergoing a major transformation. “In fact, recent research from 451 Research’s ‘Market monitor: Cloud Computing, Q1 2016’ report shows that in the UK, cloud is set to grow