Straddling the Fast and Slow Lanes
IT organizations are struggling with how to maintain what they have while also reacting to the rapidly changing needs of the business. Some think this means “transforming” IT into a new, agile organization – instead, we can use “bimodal IT”. But what does it really mean?
Cisco Helps Spark New Zealand Serve Up The Voice Of The Future
Remember when voice was the original mobile network use-case? It was a much simpler time, with more network control, greater profit, and fewer competitors. Fast forward to today and like the rest of the Service Provider industry, mobile voice communications are changing, and changing very rapidly. Mobile networks must provide a cost-effective, rich user […]
Easy to Build, Easy to Manage: Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud
What if a private cloud could give your developers the easy, fast, and predictable experience that public cloud delivers, but inside your own data center, behind your own firewalls? It’s what more and more companies are looking to provide. Different clouds for different crowds Innovative organizations are increasingly deploying two modes of IT — traditional […]
Continuous Delivery – realizing fast IT
For those following trends in the software industry, Continuous Delivery (CD) has been all the rage. What is it? Simply put – continuous delivery is the ability of a SaaS application to push new software into production multiple times per day. Typically, only the cloud software components are updated at this rate. Client code – […]
The Foundation for a Business Relevant Network
With the growing influx of new mobile devices, connected things, bandwidth intensive applications and more data, the network is more relevant to business success than ever before. Back in June...
Top 10 ISV challenges with Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and Social Transformation
In my previous blog, I highlighted the need in ISV’s business transformation due to various changes in the market. Although ISVs are bound to face challenges as they shift their approach to application development, they must also be weary of the challenges that can come with other technological avenues, including cloud, analytics, mobile and social […]
Why ISVs Must Transform In SMAC Environment
In today’s era of SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud based solution, Pay-Per-Use licensing and Dev Ops software development methodology, Independent Software Vendors (ISV) are facing major challenges on many fronts. ISVs strive to differentiate from their competitors and gain new customers, as well as retain existing customers and generate additional revenue from them. […]