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December 06, 2017
Opening a bank account can be completed on a smartphone so why are some banks expecting customers to carry out manual processes, including visiting a branch?
November 29, 2017
A new research report from Quocirca, Damage Control – The impact of critical IT incidents, shows the scale of the challenge faced by organisations as they struggle to address the volume of ...
November 08, 2017
AIOps has become a white-hot IT buzzword, but whether smart machines can replace, rather than augment, human intelligence is a much thornier question.
October 30, 2017
DevOps monitoring tools that use machine learning to perform basic troubleshooting tasks form the vanguard of an AIOps trend in the enterprise.
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ITSM frameworks come in all shapes and sizes. So, select one or more that work for your IT organization, and build process controls and responsiveness right away. Continue Reading
When an auditor asks to see how the entire application stack is configured, you'll be glad you took the time to learn and implement infrastructure as code. Continue Reading
The concept of cloud, while never sharply defined, may be growing even less clear. The intenet of things, for example, means more connected devices are showing up in more places, an unstoppable trend that will affect the future of cloud computing.
These edge devices and related functions further blur lines between what's cloud and what isn't. To be sure, there's a good reason these initiatives are often talked about as fog computing.
TechTarget contributor Alan Earls explores all this in the cover story of this issue of Modern Infrastructure. He speaks with experts and IT professionals about how edge and fog computing make a difference in how business is conducted. The ability to meaningfully process data as close as possible to the source is potentially powerful for certain types of organizations, though not an easy task to execute. Having both data and the capability to process it so widely distributed -- rather than collected and centralized -- is a shift in thinking. It's also an acknowledgement that the future of cloud computing is headed in some unexpected directions. IT infrastructures will need to adapt.
The cloud will be a key component in this evolution, a fact that may further stretch our understanding of what -- and where -- cloud computing is.Continue Reading
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A programmable infrastructure offers data center admins even greater flexibility, lower costs and faster modification than converged and hyper-converged infrastructures. Continue Reading
With greater flexibility, lower costs and increased speed of modification to the IT system, programmable infrastructure could be the next big thing after CI and HCI. Continue Reading
A frictionless commute may seem too good to be true, but it is feasible. To come to fruition, cities need to make preparations for connected infrastructures and pilot systems now. Continue Reading
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When it comes to application deployment, IT must rethink its back-end infrastructure decisions in the face of modern apps. Continue Reading
Migrating applications off premises to the cloud requires a new capacity planning approach: Develop a detailed cloud strategy, and carefully track upgrade schedules. Continue Reading
There are many components involved when backing up and restoring vRealize Automation. Choose your method based on business goals and the degree of protection desired. Continue Reading
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Chef Habitat's strategy focuses on the dynamic application environment instead of static servers, approaching configuration management with a new focus. Continue Reading
IT automation software projects can involve a great deal of risk, but avoid these common mistakes and it will increase the chances for automation success. Continue Reading
It doesn't matter how many IT monitoring tools oversee your infrastructure; they're all looking in the wrong direction. Continue Reading