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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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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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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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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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Notes from VMWorld 2014: Shifting the Focus to Development and Test

By Seth Payne    |    August 27, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​A consistent theme here at VMworld 2014 has been development and testing. Specifically, how IT operations can deliver the development, test, continuous integration, staging, and ultimately production environments that software development...

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Skytap’s new Copy-to-Region lets your SDLC “Follow the Moon”

By Jason English    |    August 05, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

For the past few years, the holy grail of enterprise IT is to have large scale global software development, testing and integration activities that “follow the sun.” So when your...

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Realizing the Value of Cloud Beyond the Infrastructure Itself for Dev & Test

By Jason English    |    June 25, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

​By now we’ve seen plenty of cost justification on the efficiency of using cloud infrastructure. You can easily Google “Cloud Computing Value” and get a stack of analyst and...

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Interview: Peter Coffee on Leveraging the Web’s Transformation

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

Noel Wurst: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap and I am speaking today with Peter Coffee. Peter is the VP for Strategic Resource at salesforce.com and he's also...

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Caught! The Real Culprit of Shadow IT

By Noel Wurst    |    March 13, 2014    |    IT Operations

Once you learn the definition of shadow IT, it shouldn’t be too shocking to learn how widespread it is at companies large and small all over the world. I...

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On-Demand: The Concept of Hybrid Applications

By Alison Pinter    |    February 27, 2014    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

​In our recent webinar, "The Concept of Hybrid Applications," Seth Payne, Sr. Technical Product Manager for Skytap, took a look at a growing trend amongst forward-thinking enterprise teams. With the...