Tag: hybrid IT

5 Important Lessons about Bimodal IT and Innovation

Based on Episode 3 of the “Hybrid IT Files,” a monthly live, online series from CenturyLink dedicated to searching for the truth in the concept of Hybrid IT.  I am a fan of a good talk show, and one of … Read more…

Bi-Modal IT and Innovation

We’ve all read them – amazing case studies about software-driven startups that disrupt established industry incumbents with born-in-the-cloud thinking and development agility. We read the articles, listen to the stories, and get increasingly frustrated at how unfair it all seems.  … Read more…

Overcoming Perceived Challenges in Migrating to the Cloud

A series on CenturyLink’s Information Technology team’s move into the cloud Let’s talk about molehills. As we transform CenturyLink from a traditional telecom to a network and cloud provider, our IT department has embarked on a parallel journey to cloud … Read more…

A New Platform for Hybrid IT: Platform CenturyLink

IT people are doers, they make things happen. It’s just in their nature. So, when thought leaders talk about dramatic changes in technology affecting business and new digital business models, most IT people are already thinking, “What should we do … Read more…

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Advancing in the Gigabit Economy

The IT sector is having one of its periodic moments of congruity and clarity, where seemingly disparate trends come together and form the basis for accelerated change.Several key technologies have matured and created a nexus of rapid innovation: High-performance/low-cost bandwidth, … Read more…

The Hybrid IT Files: The Truth is Out There

In the business world we work amidst a plethora of industry “buzzwords.”   Buzzwords start out meaningful, yet over time have lost their originally intended meaning.  And technology buzzwords achieve a special level of irritation – they tend to mean different … Read more…

Why It’s Time to Consider Hybrid IT [INFOGRAPHIC]

From improved agility and flexibility, to cost-savings and faster delivery of business applications, business executives are looking at sourcing even the most critical enterprise applications in the cloud. And IT departments are learning quickly that public cloud service providers are … Read more…