Tag: hybrid IT

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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…

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IDC Analyst Insight: The Business Challenges of Hybrid IT

Hybrid IT isn’t just about the cloud. With ever increasing challenges to support employees, partners, and customers in a rapidly evolving data-intensive world, business strategy needs to include a broader concept of hybrid IT that involves a full range of … Read more…

Data to Decisions from CenturyLink

By Devyani Sharma and Ben Brauer Just imagine an avid football fan is about to head to a big game and it’s raining heavily. Through the power of experiential real time analytics, the retail store nearby can combine and factor … Read more…

The Modern Data Center

Ever since the days of Jim Cutler and his evil plan to replace the SC&P creative lounge with 125 square feet of raised floor and a well-ventilated metaphor, the enterprise has been struggling with the right way to manage its data center.  … 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…

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…