Topic: Cloud

IT is a Source of Competitive Advantage

The IT strategies of businesses vary widely, though there is one common thread associated with the market’s leading brands: Technology matters! Global businesses are embarking on digital transformations, embracing new technologies to work smarter, drive innovation, and serve customers more … Read more…

Ask the Architect Evangelist: Big Data in the Cloud

My role here at CenturyLink is an Architect Evangelist. The practice of evangelism involves creating a transparent, honest, two-way conversation with customers about their business that creates long-term relationships. I collaborate with the engineering, sales, product, and marketing functions of … Read more…

Capture the Digital Revolution: DevOps Gets You There

In 1790, the world was in the midst of the first industrial revolution.  The evolution from hand production to machines had an impact on every industry – from transportation to mining.  For those who recognized the trend, it meant faster … Read more…

Cloud: Over the Hump, but Maybe Not the Bumps

Now that more than 50% of US companies use public cloud technology , we are clearly “over the hump” in cloud adoption. But migration, security, and the realities of managing a hybrid IT infrastructure are key topics that may still … Read more…

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Navigating the World of Hybrid IT: The eBook

Data center transformation doesn’t belong just to IT anymore. Key decision makers across business groups are pushing to move data centers from black boxes of raw processing power to flexible IT systems that enable rapid innovation.

Hybrid IT, the Latest Evolution of the Data Center

In the IT world we are barraged by terms like cloud, agility, DevOps, and a myriad of others including Hybrid IT. If George Carlin was in the enterprise compute space today, I think he would have a field day with … Read more…

Walk Me to the Car… What’s the Big Deal with Agile Software Development?

This is part of our Walk Me to the Car series – be sure to take a look at a few of our other topics such as “3 Things I Need to Know about the Cloud” Today’s installment of our … Read more…

Application Strategy Improves IT Agility

A series on CenturyLink’s Information Technology team’s move into the cloud As part of our journey to the cloud, our CenturyLink IT team has made a commitment to migrate 90% of our strategic applications to the cloud. The foundation for … Read more…