The need for short-term support, coupled with an anticipated surge in cloud adoption, will create security and advisory opportunities

Cloud professional services is on the cusp of a wave of growth that will outpace prior estimates. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the increasing complexity of enterprise hybrid and multicloud environments had already established a growing need for managed services and system integration vendors. Traditional deployment schedules and delivery timelines have been accelerated as the […]

Wave of growth that will outpace prior estimates expected for cloud professional services market

Cloud professional services market overview Market overview Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the increasing complexity of enterprise hybrid and multicloud environments had already established a growing need for managed services and system integration vendors. Traditional deployment schedules and delivery timelines have been accelerated as the pandemic has created a short-term need to fulfill the demands […]

Cloud is becoming higher touch

Join Allan Krans, Nicole Catchpole, Jack McElwee and Catie Merrill to learn about how cloud initially promised simplicity for customers, but has matured to offer much the opposite. Shifting use cases, emerging technologies and a diverse mix of IT delivery methods are challenging customer skill sets and resources. Customers need more assistance at each step […]

Perspecta prepares to move beyond NGEN loss

2020 will be critical as Perspecta attempts to make up for its NGEN-R bid loss, with federal spending priorities providing an avenue for growth “Perspecta delivered steady top-line results in 4Q19 as it posted a very strong book-to-bill ratio (1.4) and continues to win new deals in areas of strategic importance for both Perspecta and […]

Get ready for a major culture shift at IBM

“In a blog post, Merrill claimed that while CEOs typically come from a finance or sales and marketing background, the current market climate is one where expertise can help business leaders thrive. In IBM’s case, Krishna was previously the senior vice president of cloud and cognitive software at IBM and Whitehurst was senior vice president […]

IBM’s executive shakeup gets analysts’ stamp of approval

“Analysts have also chimed in with cautious optimism, including Geoff Woollacott, principal analyst and senior strategy consultant with TBR Cloud and Software. ‘The current climate is a different kind of IT landscape. The requirements and demands from enterprises are vastly different, which necessitates a different kind of leader. Arvind Krishna is, therefore, well suited to articulate and […]

Big Blue turns purple

Rometty steps down, making way for cloud champion Krishna as IBM’s new CEO At close of business on Jan. 30, IBM unveiled Virginia Rometty was stepping down as CEO. Arvind Krishna, current SVP of Cloud and Cognitive Software at IBM, will take over effective April 6. It was also announced that James Whitehurst, IBM senior […]

Use of container technology solidifies Red Hat’s DevSecOps approach amid intensifying threats toward IT

Through DevSecOps, Red Hat builds in security across the entire stack, preserving its differentiation in the security space In today’s IT landscape, security is often overlooked in many DevOps and Agile models, yet for some, it is becoming a priority. Put simply, DevSecOps takes DevOps to the next level, tightly integrating security in every stage […]