Public Cloud Growth Trends for 2018 and the Future Outlook

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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 in revenue by the year 2021, reaching $302 billion as more companies embrace the cloud … [Read more...]

The 3 Core Components of BMC Helix, Part 3: Containers

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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 complex multi-cloud environments. Many people outside of IT, however, aren’t exactly sure … [Read more...]

Security Threats in the Multi-Cloud

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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 are finding that cloud diversification can help them to meet all of their business … [Read more...]

Why Application Monitoring Is Critical to Multi-Cloud Success

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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 impact. To optimally prioritize issues, IT needs to know their impact on specific … [Read more...]

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

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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 embeds cognitive capabilities powered by AI and ML into every step of the service … [Read more...]

Azure Compliance: 3 Keys for Getting Started

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As enterprise businesses accelerate innovation in the cloud, the concepts of threat detection, data privacy and compliance audits have never been more important. Indeed, violations can lead to costly security breaches, regulatory actions and loss of brand equity. Microsoft, which launched its cloud services platform Azure back in 2011, clearly … [Read more...]

What Are Managed File Transfers? MFT Explained

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Do you know that typical enterprises transfer thousands of files every single day? It’s no secret that managed file transfers are essential to business operations and the systems that depend upon them. In fact, BMC research indicates file transfers represent about one out of every five jobs scheduled through workload automation … [Read more...]