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Pedro Soares

Executive Architect, IBM

Pedro Soares is an Executive Architect working for IBM Global Technology Services. He's been creating IT solutions for more than 20 years, and mostly for IBM. Started as a Systems Engineer on Operating Systems and then moved to a more Network oriented perspective, then IT Systems Management, a bit of Security, and for the last 10 years Strategic Outsourcing, Enterprise Architecture and Cloud. He specializes in Hybrid Cloud and Enterprise IT as a Service solutions, currently supporting clients on their journey to cloud adoption. Pedro is a frequent contributor on LinkedIn and Twitter and technology blog writer.

Articles by Pedro Soares

Defining the Server Life Cycle in IT Automation

By Pedro Soares

While IT automation is common in today's digital age, how much are you really using just to keep servers and virtual images updated? Read More

By Pedro Soares
Executive Architect, IBM

July 7, 2017

Network and Storage Virtualization in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

By Pedro Soares

As IT systems have become more powerful, complex and feature-rich, virtualization has become necessary to abstract and optimize physical resources. Read More

By Pedro Soares
Executive Architect, IBM

July 4, 2017

What Is Enterprise IT-as-a-Service?

By Pedro Soares

Before you can understand enterprise IT-as-a-service, you must first wrap your mind around enterprise IT. Read More

By Pedro Soares
Executive Architect, IBM

April 13, 2017

How to Implement Workload Migration in Enterprise IT

By Pedro Soares

The topic of workload migration isn't a new one, but that doesn't make it any less relevant. Here's how to plan for success. Read More

By Pedro Soares
Executive Architect, IBM

April 11, 2017

A Roadmap for Hybrid Cloud

By Pedro Soares

Not enough attention seems to be put on the fact that moving to a hybrid cloud model needs preparation on many levels. Here's how to get started. Read More

By Pedro Soares
Executive Architect, IBM

December 8, 2016

Delivery Models: Consistency and Integration Across Vendors

By Pedro Soares

Multi-sourcing is now a common scenario, especially for IT services. But how do companies deal with different delivery models? Read More

By Pedro Soares
Executive Architect, IBM

November 21, 2016