How Skytap, templates, and cloning can jump-start your enterprise’s AI journey

There are two broad classifications of AI regarding who consumes it. Consumer AI and Enterprise AI. Consumer AI aids individuals. Everyone has heard about ChatGPT. Enterprise AI serves organizations by automating business processes and analyzing large, complex data sets, requiring a scalable architecture and seamless integration with existing systems.

IBM Power 8 End of Support – What does it mean for you?

As technology ages, it becomes increasingly costly to maintain and update. This is a very relatable scenario for anyone who uses technology. Take for example an 8-year-old iPad mini. Despite still being functional for basic tasks, it can no longer support the latest software and applications, and likely has slowing performance and shortened battery life.

Use your cloud migration to leave bad practices on-premises

Even when it’s a “lift-and-shift” of your legacy apps Changing environments in order to change behavior is widely studied as an effective approach, as intuitive as it seems. It makes sense then that changing the environment of your business IT operation from an on-premises datacenter to the cloud can serve as the catalyst for improving

Harnessing data in legacy systems for your GenAI strategy

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its latest evolution Generative AI (GenAI) are not only the hottest buzzwords in technology, but also likely the most transformational value drivers for businesses and people. We felt the same way for technology evolutions in mobile, social and cloud, which are now mainstream in society and the workplace. Hence, every business

How can we accelerate and simplify your cloud journey for specialized workloads to Azure?

This is a question we constantly ask ourselves at Skytap. Our specialty is providing a platform for Azure customers to host workloads within Azure’s data centers that otherwise wouldn’t run on Azure hardware. The most common operating systems that I speak to customers about as a Cloud Solutions Architect here at Skytap are AIX and

The Very Group Selects Skytap to Modernize its IBM Power Estate in Azure

The Very Group, an online retail and digital payments business​, is modernizing and migrating applications and infrastructure with Skytap on Azure as a part of a wider digital transformation strategy. The retailer selected Skytap to modernize its IBM Power estate in Azure and support an enhanced customer experience. The Very Group has also partnered with

MGM Resorts Ransomware Attack: Disaster Recovery as a Malware Defense

MGM Resorts reported an active Ransomware incident starting on September 11th, and as of September 17th, it had not fully recovered. Rumors are that the company did not pay the ransom and is “recovering” its systems. It makes you wonder, if a company like MGM Resorts, with all of its available resources, is struggling with

Skytap Academy Live: Course Manager Training Event

Join us for our Skytap Academy Live 2-Day Course Manager training event! Whether you are a current Skytap customer or considering Skytap Virtual IT Labs, you do not want to miss this live virtual educational event. We’ll share an inside look at the latest Skytap Course Manager features along with tips and best practices to maximize
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The Rise of the Super Cloud and What it Means for Specialized Workloads

A pragmatic approach to including “stubborn” legacy or specialty applications into an evolving cloud ecosystem. First came “the cloud,” and IT embraced and consumed it. For many companies, this evolved into hybrid-cloud due to business requirements such as meeting regulatory and data sovereignty requirements, leveraging paid-for on-premises technology investments, and addressing requirements for low latency,

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