Posts Tagged ‘Applications’

Why Containers and Solutions Like Azure Red Hat OpenShift Help Power Innovation

The following is the second in a series of blogs about how innovation is necessary for businesses – and how Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a managed offering from Microsoft and Red Hat, enables that innovation. In this second blog, we’re going to go further in-depth about how applications have changed and why containers – and […]

The Overall Benefits of Cloud Adoption

The following is the tenth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In this series, we have highlighted the major benefits the cloud brings, including in areas such as innovation, security, and disaster recovery, among others. In this blog, we’re going to summarize those […]

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Avoiding Disasters with Chaos Engineering

The cost of an outage to a business is very high. This isn’t news to anyone, but in today’s world of instant access and immediate gratification, it’s truer now than ever. Businesses today are expected to be accessible at all times to consumers. As a result, businesses need to build infrastructure and applications that are […]

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The Increasing Need for Database Clustering

The database is a significant piece of any application, ready to store and retrieve information for manipulation. The database server itself might be the back-end of a database application (the occurrence), or it might be the equipment PC that has the example. Now and again, it might even allude to the mix of both equipment […]

Take Our Survey to Learn About the State of App Modernization

The rise of startups that are born in the cloud is a common challenge for established industry leaders. With their ability to reach their market quickly, these startups are rapidly eating away at the longer-standing players with a mix of infrastructure. Increasingly, these leaders turning to cloud and app modernization to match the capabilities of […]

Consolidating IT Applications To Cut Costs In Banking

Cost reduction remains a priority among financial institutions. Aside from re-negotiating contracts with vendors, consolidating IT applications is an ongoing trend in the industry. When speaking on the topic of expense reductions, Ralph W. Babb, chairman and CEO of Comerica, said, “We will enhance our technology capabilities, while reducing our overall spend by optimizing our […]

What to consider when moving applications to the Microsoft cloud

According to Computerworld, 42% of IT decision makers planned to increase spending on cloud computing in 2015. While companies are adopting cloud technologies at rapid pace, migrating from existing technology to the cloud can still be a challenge. For an optimal (read: as smooth and quick as possible) move to the cloud, it’s critical to […]

SCCM 2012 R2 Multiple Deployment Types BUG

Being able to create multiple application deployment types with Configuration Manager is a great feature. This gives you the ability to have one application  built to suite many deployment needs, such as MSI, Script, AppV, Citrix or multiple languages. While this is a great feature there is one issue with the new release of Configuration […]

Follow Up: Amazon Publishing and E-Book Pricing

Last October I posted about Amazon’s foray into book publishing in order to get around fixed pricing agreements on e-books. An example showed the same price for a paperback book as the Kindle e-book, despite the added costs of actually creating the book. Several news sources are reporting that the Department of Justice has looked […]

Amazon’s New Business Model

How did Amazon get its start? The business model originally focused on selling books. Then Amazon moved into general retailing, where it experienced rapid growth and success. Now it is moving in new directions that play to its software strengths – content distribution and creation. Technically, Amazon has always been a content distributor. Authors wrote books […]

The New Enterprise Software Model

In an article on TechCrunch Aaron Levie, the founder and CEO of Box.net, details his vision for how enterprise software has historically operated and what will make or break a company in the years to come. The author points out that many IT projects encounter roadblocks, achieve less than forecasted returns, or end up failing; […]