Cloud Architecture

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The Ethics of Cloud Computing - Part 2

By Seth Payne    |    December 19, 2014    |    IT Operations

​This is part two in a three part series. To read Part One, click here. Firms also have the moral duty to be honest with the customers regarding security policies,...

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How to Eliminate “It Works on My Machine”

By Noel Wurst    |    December 04, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​voke analyst Theresa Lanowitz and her team recently conducted an independent survey of over 500 participants from both technology and non-technology companies of varying sizes to explore their use of virtual...

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Your Healthcare, Your Cloud, and HIPAA

By Lee Slaughter    |    November 04, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

Healthcare companies once considered the idea of managing any computing activities in the cloud a distant future due to ever-tightening standards of patient privacy. But software development and testing workloads...

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How Skytap Complements, not Competes with, Puppet and Chef

By Brad Schick    |    October 24, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​Skytap is occasionally asked how our service overlaps with provisioning and deployment tools like Puppet, Chef, and OpenStack HOT. While these tools do have some conceptual overlap, their roles are...

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Environments-as-a-Service (EaaS) Explained in Only 3 Minutes!

By Noel Wurst    |    October 09, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

​I’m not quite sure how he did it, but Jason English, Skytap’s Galactic Head of Product Marketing, managed to not just brilliantly explain what Skytap does, nor do...

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Using the Mesosphere Technology Stack in Skytap Cloud

By Tom Milligan    |    September 12, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

Skytap recently announced the availability of the Mesosphere Technology Stack template in the Skytap Public Template Library.The Mesosphere Technology Stack is a framework for developers and system admins to...

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Webinar On-Demand: The Software Virtualization Lifecycle

By Noel Wurst    |    June 18, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

​A top focus for application development today is on acceleration, but faster is not always equal to better. The bigger challenge is to improve both the speed and quality of...

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Upcoming June Webinars

By Alison Pinter    |    June 11, 2014    |   

​We've got two webinars coming up in June that we wanted to take a minute to make you aware of. And while we encourage you to attend them live so...

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Development and Test Lab Management Survey Now Available

By Noel Wurst    |    April 04, 2014    |    Development and Testing

We’d like to take a minute to introduce an opportunity to take part in a survey that should yield some fascinating results—results that you’ll be provided in...

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Upcoming Webinar: Maximizing Skytap on Amazon Web Services

By Alison Pinter    |    March 25, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​As you might have heard, we recently launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services. Skytap on AWS is ideal for dev/test teams who want a fast on-ramp to...