devops

March 8, 2016

COLLABORATION

Cisco Acquires Synata to Solve a Tricky Problem: How Do You Search What You Can’t See?

I recently bought a new home and even before I’d signed the papers I was mentally making a punch-list of things I wanted to change and improve. The Cisco Spark team loves punch lists, too. From the beginning, two things have been at the top of our list: world-class security and incredible search. Just like […]

February 18, 2016

CLOUD

Moving to the DevOps Model with Cisco and Ansible

Written by Shane Corban and Mike Cohen Today, SDN is being embraced by many companies to increase operational speed and efficiency of network management, and Cisco ACI is rapidly becoming the SDN solution of choice. A key part of Cisco’s SDN work is collaborations and integration with a diverse group of industry leaders and innovators. […]

February 15, 2016

DATA CENTER

Enabling DevOps Approach with Cisco NX-OS and Ansible

I blogged back in November 2015 when Cisco participated at the AnsibleFest in San Francisco and the response from the attendees has ranged from “wow you support Ansible”...

February 8, 2016

DATA CENTER

How Open APIs Enable Multi-Vendor Integration Bringing Greater Customer Value

Cloud architects and IT operations need a consistent policy model for all applications and for the virtual and physical infrastructure hosting it. A policy model for control, monitoring, and enforcement contributes to bringing today’s siloed operational teams together, with the ability to integrate their workflows using automation tools. Today server virtualization is largely based on […]

February 4, 2016

DATA CENTER

Enabling DevOps to Succeed: Go Beyond APIs

Bio: Lori MacVittie is responsible for education and evangelism of application services available across F5's entire software suite with an emphasis on...

January 28, 2016

DATA CENTER

The Journey to DevOps and Composable Infrastructure

The rate of change is accelerating in IT. The need to provide your enterprise with a competitive advantage and to leverage new technologies is driving the need for rapid change and constant improvement. IT organizations must deliver new business services consisting of new and enhanced applications faster while ensuring SLAs. This environment of frequent and […]

You’ve Got a What?

Ever heard that when you’ve told someone what device you just bought?  Or perhaps ”You’ve already upgraded, does everything still work?”  As more devices hit the market, they bring with them new platforms and operating systems. Add video delivery into the mix, and the terrain becomes even harder to navigate.  But it also brings a […]

December 17, 2015

DATA CENTER

Avoid Wild Light Sabers & See How Pulsant Delivers Cloud Services Faster With ACI (Case Study)

Being fast is important this time of year. X–Wing Fighters in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” are fast. Avoiding that overly...

December 15, 2015

COLLABORATION

Devops Means “No, you cannot operate my cloud”

One of the things I really believe strongly is that modern SaaS software development – both the practices and code it produces – are significantly different from traditional enterprise premises-based software development. Yet, I find that for people who have never built and operated a modern SaaS platform, these differences are difficult to grasp.