When Cloud Meets DevOps on IBM i

We’re witnessing multiple macro trends play out in the IT industry, with the rise of cloud computing and managed services being one of the most compelling storylines in 2021. How software is developed is changing too, with DevOps tools and agile methodologies rapidly becoming the norm. When these two trends converge in our little neck of the woods, it can leave IBM i customers wondering where to go. With their recently formed partnership, ARCAD Software and Connectria have mapped out one path.

A decade ago, companies were still unsure of the cloud. They would dabble with adding development, test, and maybe DR in the cloud, but they kept production systems on premise. That resistance is quickly melting away, as many companies now look to the public cloud platforms as their first choice for production runtimes, especially for new Web and mobile applications, and analytics and AI.