There is a growing realisation that the ability for companies to stay competitive and survive today and into the future is directly related to their ability to transform into a more agile digital business. At the heart of the transformation discussion is IT modernization. The modern digital business needs to rethink their technology approach to consider, among other things, moving infrastructure and applications to the cloud. This allows lines of business to take more control over their applications by adopting best of breed applications to meet specific business needs and enabling access from a proliferation of, often, mobile devices.
However, the move to modernisation has challenges, not least of which is how to easily integrate the growing portfolio of applications, securely moving, managing, governing and orchestrating data across on premises and cloud based applications.