Developer Productivity, PaaS, Compliance, and Policy Driven Infrastructure
If you are heading up an application develop team or are running an IT organization and you are looking at your developers initial steps to developing cloud native applications, I...
Hybrid devops? Containerized microservices? What?
I’m so glad I’m not a programmer. I mean, the money would be great, the constant job offers would be nice, and I suppose the freedom to show up to work wearing anything you want would be a bonus, but the actual programming? Ick. It seems awfully tedious. I can’t imagine the patience it would […]
Predicting the Next Wave of Industry Disruption
If you read the avalanche of marketing material from venture-funded loss-making startups in the cloud space you’d think that on-premise infrastructure will become akin to old typewriters lying around in store rooms and that IT departments will go the way of the dinosaurs after the asteroid hit. Any vendor advocating anything else is toast. Geddit? […]
ACI Policy Enables Secure PaaS and More at CLEUR
Much is being written about companies that have become digital businesses, including Gartner Group analysts, McKinsey consultants, and book writers. In Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation, early in the book, the authors talk about Digital Masters, the companies that are succeeding in the becoming digital, saying “the masters are 26 percent more profitable […]
Application Ready Stacks at Will
Application architects and developers are the life blood of your business. They are responsible for analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable solutions to drive revenue for your business. These teams keep up-to-date on the latest technology, drive development activities and are responsible for the design and day-to-day functioning of non-production environments. What they are not […]
The Origins of Fast IT
Fast IT – It started in our Data Center, and now it’s everywhere https://youtu.be/sChoGrmpNmw “Fast IT” started for...
The Long Road to the Cloud – Changes in Application Deployment Criteria
In today’s world as more and more customers prepare to take advantage of cloud technologies, they are finding that private cloud and colocation services are essential options in their journey to the cloud. We are lucky to have Dan Harrington, as a guest blogger. Dan is a Research Director covering Datacenter trends at 451 Research. […]
Overcoming Cloud Jargon
These are three conversations that I had recently with a partner, a customer, and a Cisco executive (not necessarily in this order): “Cloud refers to only private and hybrid cloud, right?” “I thought infrastructure-as-a-service is public cloud, not software-as-a-service.” “We know how much public cloud we are using because we know what infrastructure-as-a-services we are […]