Chrissy Kidd
Smart Cities: Applying the Tech of Enterprise IT to Local Governments
BY Chrissy KiddChrissy Kidd

With the rise of smart technology, the term ‘smart’ is being applied to all sorts of things: smart phones, smart cars, and smart homes – made smarter by a whole host of devices and appliances that connect to the internet, for purposes of efficiency. Cities aren’t immune to this buzzword, either. When it comes to technology and urban life, casual onlookers and tech enthusiasts alike may assume a smart city is a bustling place of interconnectivity, where WiFi is speedy and reliable no matter where you go. Transit is a smooth combination of mass public systems and ready-to-go electric bikes and scooters, making life easy and allowing citizens to work, live, enjoy, and travel throughout the city comfortably, securely, and quickly. Ideal as that sounds, smart cities aren’t necessarily … [Read More]

Single Tenant vs Multi-Tenant: What’s The Difference?
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

One of the single most important parts of an enterprise digital transformation strategy involves finding the right SaaS service or services that compliment your business model, culture and compliance needs. When you begin learning about the different SaaS … [Read More...]

A Roadmap to AIOps
BY Seth PaskinSeth Paskin

In my conversations with customers about AIOps, I frequently hear concerns about maturity. Customers may believe, for example, they aren’t mature enough to implement analytics, or that there is a linear progression for AIOps capabilities and they must start … [Read More...]

Public Cloud Growth Trends for 2018 and the Future Outlook
BY Muhammad RazaMuhammad Raza

Accelerating cloud adoption will drive growth in the public cloud services market to $186.4 billion in 2018, a 21.4 percent increase from 2017 when the market reached the $153.5 billion mark, according to research firm Gartner. The market is expected to double … [Read More...]

Why Multi-Cloud Management Solutions Are Critical to Digital Transformation
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

To stay competitive in today’s ever-changing business environment, a company’s IT infrastructure must be agile enough to adapt to changing demands placed on it by both the business and its employees. Most businesses turn to the cloud to provide flexibility, … [Read More...]

The 3 Core Components of BMC Helix, Part 3: Containers
BY Vidhya SrinivasanVidhya Srinivasan

In this blog series, we’ve covered the core components of the new BMC Helix Cognitive Service Management solution. We call them the 3 Cs: Cognitive, Cloud, and our topic for today, Containers. Containers enable greater freedom and flexibility in today’s … [Read More...]

Security Threats in the Multi-Cloud
BY Laura ShiffLaura Shiff

Today, a majority of organizations are not only actively moving most of their workloads to the cloud, but many of them are also using a multi-cloud model. By leveraging one provider for a specific functionality and another for its cost or location, companies … [Read More...]

Why Application Monitoring Is Critical to Multi-Cloud Success
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

In today’s multi-cloud world, organizations can’t afford to allow IT problems to disrupt or degrade service, so they must be able to proactively identify potential points of failure, address problems quickly when they do arise, and align effort with business … [Read More...]

The 3 Core Components of BMC Helix, Part 2: Everything-as-a-Service and Operating in the Multi-Cloud
BY Vidhya SrinivasanVidhya Srinivasan

BMC Helix, our new end-to-end Cognitive Service Management offering, delivers the future of service management with three core components: Cognitive, Cloud, and Containers. We covered the first “C”, Cognitive, in our initial blog post of this series. BMC Helix … [Read More...]

Cloud Cost Optimization Strategies and Tools: How to Reduce Your Cloud Costs
BY Robin ReddickRobin Reddick

Although cloud computing represents perhaps the biggest change to IT in recent history, it’s not as simple as it sounds. Despite a seemingly constant call to “move to the cloud,” organizations must navigate a wide variety of service offerings and deployment … [Read More...]

The 3 Core Components of BMC Helix, Part 1: Cognitive Capabilities
BY Vidhya SrinivasanVidhya Srinivasan

We built BMC Helix, our new, cloud-based Cognitive Service Management solution, to address today’s most pressing business requirement: how to rethink tools and processes to enable digital transformation. 60% of CIOs and other executives say that they’re behind … [Read More...]