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What the New Multi-Cloud World Means to IT
BY BMC SoftwareBMC Software

Rapid adoption of multiple public and private cloud services and infrastructure has created complexity that is amplifying traditional pressures placed on digital businesses. In August, 2017, BMC, along with research firm opinion.life, conducted a survey of more than 1,000 IT decision-makers in 11 countries to examine how businesses are investing in multiple public cloud solutions to optimize costs, stay agile, and mitigate risks. Highlights of the findings of the survey are shown in the infographic below. New approaches to multi-cloud management are helping enterprises improve agility and optimize costs even as their IT environment becomes more complex. In this survey report, you’ll learn about key multi-cloud challenges and how they’re being addressed. The full report can be … [Read More]

The Top 5 Trends for Digital Transformation in 2018
BY Mike FlacheMike Flache

The digital transformation of companies and their business models is moving along, and it will continue to progress in 2018. For companies operating in the global competitive environment, digital transformation is even an absolute MUST this year. For many … [Read More...]

SIEM vs. Log Management: What’s the difference?
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

It seems that nearly every week, we hear about another major business who’s just been a part of some data breach. Hackers have reached evidently secure information, often taking sensitive and financial information of employees and customers. The problem is … [Read More...]

GDPR – Some Data Recovery Implications
BY Phil GraingerPhil Grainger

GDPR will be here before we realize it, so let’s look at ways that BMC Software’s Recovery Solutions for Db2 and IMS help you not only comply with GDPR, but also help to ensure that your business stays out of the news for all the wrong reasons. The … [Read More...]

Top IT Security, Information Security, and CyberSecurity Conferences of 2018
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

Whether you are a security pro, software developer, security administrator, or any other role in the IT security fields, attending a conference is an excellent way to network with other professionals and extend your knowledge base. These IT security and … [Read More...]

Concerns and Challenges of IT Leaders Considering AIOps Platforms
BY Seth PaskinSeth Paskin

In my role as Principal Solutions Marketing Manager for BMC’s TrueSight SaaS analytics and monitoring solutions, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with hundreds of customers this past year about Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps). If you haven’t … [Read More...]

What is Regression Testing? Regression Testing Explained
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

When making changes to a system, application, or component, you may find that the error or new feature you addressed is functioning – but now several other issues exist. This is a common issue in software development. There are many ways to test software, … [Read More...]

What is IT Asset Management? ITAM Explained
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

We talk a lot about coordinating the skills and services of IT teams with business needs – anything from overseeing hard skills like programming, developing agile and DevOps cultures, and prioritizing projects based on needs, skill sets, timelines budgets, and … [Read More...]

Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities: Avoid the War Room
BY Sean BerrySean Berry and Shawn JaquesShawn Jaques

Researchers have discovered a new way that hackers can potentially exploit systems to expose passwords, keys, and other sensitive data - and this time it involves the physical hardware. (Source: NYTimes) These new vulnerabilities, called Spectre and Meltdown, … [Read More...]

What is an Operational-Level Agreement? OLAs Explained
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

In today’s technology-driven marketplace, delivering superior IT service management is a requirement to remain relevant. As such, organizations must monitor key infrastructure performance indicators and business services defined under Service Level Agreements … [Read More...]

The Global Economy Runs Fast – and IMS Continues To Manage It
BY Tom VogelTom Vogel

Here we are in 2018. The digital economy has grown into quite a phenomenon. Do you ever step back and ask yourself “How did we get here so fast?” The rate of change is incredible. As cited in the most recent BMC mainframe research, 45% are experiencing … [Read More...]