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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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Customer Spotlight: WorkWise to Tap Into Skytap at Upcoming Conference

By Noel Wurst    |    October 09, 2014    |    Software Demos, Development and Testing

​On October 14-16, WorkWise will be hosting their annual customer conference at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. WorkWise has been a customer of ours for a long time,...

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October’s Upcoming Partner Happy Hours Go Coast to Coast!

By Noel Wurst    |    October 01, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​If you’re lucky enough to live in a city or state that allows “happy hour” (you’d be surprised how many states have banned it!) hopefully from time to...

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Creating an Autoconfiguring IBM UrbanCode Deploy Agent in Skytap

By Tom Milligan    |    September 25, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

Skytap recently announced the availability of the Skytap Automation Pack for IBM UrbanCode Deploy. You can read about it in this Skytap blog post from earlier this year. You'll recall...

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Just Landed: Virtual and Cloud-based Labs

By Noel Wurst    |    September 24, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​Today, voke, inc. officially announced the availability of their latest publication, titled, Market Snapshot TM Report: Virtual and Cloud-based Labs. The report was written by voke founders Theresa Lanowitz and...

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How to Automate Your Environment Provisioning for Mobile App Development

By Noel Wurst    |    September 24, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​Last week, we co-hosted another great webinar with Orasi, one of our outstanding TapIn Partners, and we’re thrilled to now offer this on-demand to anyone who missed it, or...

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Book Review: The Phoenix Project - Chasing the DevOps Whale

By Jason English    |    September 18, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​This technical, but easy-reading story will likely become required reading for everyone here at Skytap. The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps and Helping Your Business Win (Gene Kim,...

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Why Aren’t We Letting Software Testers Test?

By Noel Wurst    |    September 17, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​What do software testers want to do most while at work? What do software testers enjoy most about their job? What do many testers struggle to find the time to...

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Mobile Dev and Environments-as-a-Service Featured in Upcoming Webinars

By Alison Pinter    |    September 15, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

​We have two webinars coming up in the next few weeks that we wanted to invite everyone to. If you can’t attend live, make sure to still register, as...

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New Research Reveals the True Impact of Lifecycle Virtualization

By Noel Wurst    |    September 10, 2014    |    Development and Testing

​Independent analyst firm, voke, inc., recently conducted extensive research around the concept of “lifecycle virtualization” and the results of their efforts are incredibly revealing on two levels. On one hand...