The digital transformation of business is both a threat and an opportunity. To succeed, you must understand the current state of transformation in your industry and follow best practices from those ahead of you. The findings of this exclusive global study reveal executive sentiment, strategy and focus for transformation.
Your multi-cloud future is here — how will you manage it? Companies are racing to create differentiated customer experiences using a wide range of cloud services. Get the latest insights from Forrester Research about the current state of hybrid cloud and why the move is now on to transform enterprise applications using multi-cloud platforms.
This Gartner report provides an in-depth analysis of cloud IaaS use cases and specific vendor offerings. Featuring insights, sourcing criteria and evaluation patterns to help you decide where and how to deploy your apps and workloads to the cloud.
The increasing influence business leaders have over the technology decisions of their organizations necessitates a better engagement paths for developing and delivering cloud initiatives with non-IT executives. Interactions with executives shouldn’t be geared towards basic education, but towards building new capabilities and new advantages through interconnected technology systems. Learn how to identify these opportunities and communicate them.
Planning and implementing a hybrid IT strategy can be challenging. Rick Villars of IDC poses six questions and answers to help you with your hybrid IT strategy. What to look for in a partner, minimize complexity, and identify business complexity are just some of the issues he provides insights and solutions for.
Every company has different IT and business strategy needs. There is no one size fits all. With this easy to use interactive tool, you can work through the strategy and infrastructure decisions for your ideal Hybrid IT mix.
The key to a hybrid IT strategy is the ability to integrate outsourced and in-house IT services to ensure the smooth delivery of business capabilities to both internal and external users. IT leaders need to be able to select from a range of services that maximize agility while minimizing cost.
The network is the backbone of your digital transformation strategy, and it’s the nervous system of your entire organization. With an increase in cloud computing and mobility more traffic than ever before is flowing over networks.
As enterprises adopt multiple hybrid cloud solutions, IT organizations face new demands to manage the complexity and support their various lines of business. To realize the full potential, these organizations are discovering that a forward-thinking approach to multi-cloud management (MCM) is imperative. Learn how to build a successful strategy.
CFOs need to understand the changing world of IT infrastructure and outsourcing. The more CFOs know about cloud computing and hosting options, the more they can influence IT decisions and help the CIO avoid a scenario of integration chaos and waste.
With so many vendors and deployment options now available in this dynamic market, how can buyers really know what they’re getting from a data center wholesale or retail colocation vendor, or a hosted cloud provider? How can you have confidence that your critical business operations and data aren’t at risk?
As we near the year 2020, CenturyLink takes a look into the future of the data center. Explore the shift from in-house facilities toward colocation, managed hosting and cloud services. See how data center technologies will impact mobility, cloud and big data in the coming years.
As CenturyLink transforms itself from a telecommunications business to a provider of advanced network and IT services, it is adopting a bi-modal IT strategy to achieve improved agility, faster time to market and reduced costs. Migrating a large portion of its IT operations to CenturyLink Cloud® is a critical part of this process.
Wide area networks are becoming more susceptible to cyber threats as internet use and cloud application access expand from branch locations. Hear from Security and Networking experts from CenturyLink and Versa Networks on how to mitigate branch office risks with Software-defined security and NFV available with SD-WAN.