Why microservices are replacing old IT operating models

Tech executives are turning to microservices and APIs to help them achieve their business goals. In a recent MuleSoft survey, more than three-quarters (78 per cent) of IT professionals questioned said pressure to deliver IT services had increased during the past 12 months. Of these, two-thirds (66 per cent) said that change was needed in order to meet a “significant” or “drastic” increase in pressure. This pressure comes as no surprise –

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European IT decision makers under pressure to deliver faster than ever

We recently surveyed 800 IT professionals across Europe to find out the pressures they are facing as well as how they’re using APIs to improve their businesses. The results were clear – moving faster and becoming more agile are the top priorities for IT execs in 2016.

Over three-quarters of IT professionals said the pressure to deliver IT services from across the organization had increased over the past 12 months.

Managing Disparate PaaS and Private Cloud Environments for Financial Services

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Financial Institutions (FIs) find that deploying PaaS and IaaS solutions within a private cloud environment are an attractive alternative to technology silos created by disparate server hardware, operating systems, applications and application programming interfaces (APIs). Private cloud deployments enable firms to take a software-defined approach to scaling and provisioning hardware and computing resources.

FIs face a number of challenges as they build out their private cloud and PaaS environments:

  • Financial services firms are deploying private clouds and PaaS to improve IT manageability and to empower developers,