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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...


Still Looking for a Lab Manager Replacement?

By Julie Riedel    |    August 15, 2013    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

Are you part of an organization that is currently running vCenter Lab Manager? You're not alone. When VMware announced its decision to discontinue additional major releases of the product, it...


A Look at the Expert Predictions for VMworld 2013

By Julie Riedel    |    August 08, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

It’s never too early to start planning for VMworld. The Skytap team is always excited to attend an event where so many great companies are emerging with great products....


Dev/Test: A 5-Step Process for Tuning out the Cloud Hype

By Alex Burreson    |    May 16, 2013    |    Development and Testing

Over the past few years it would have been hard to miss the slow and systematic outsourcing of certain parts of corporate IT. The primary solution has been cloud computing...


Your Guide to Replacing VMware Lab Manager

By Julie Riedel    |    January 21, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

In the wake of VMware’s decision to discontinue vCenter Lab Manager, our new guide examines the benefits and considerations of various replacement strategies. The guide mentions the risks involved...


Adding Cloud Infrastructure to Your Automated Dev/Test Environment

By David Davis    |    November 28, 2012    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

When most people think about using a public infrastructure cloud, it’s usually for an Internet-facing application like a company web server. And if you've ever considered a public infrastructure...


Do VMware’s Hands-on Labs Spell the End of Home Labs?

By Julie Riedel    |    September 24, 2012    |    Development and Testing

Last week, VMware expert Edward Grigson produced a blog entitled, Online virtualisation labs come of age that poses the question: Will VMware's Hands-on Labs spell the end of home labs?...


See You at Agile Development West: June 13 and 14

By Julie Riedel    |    June 12, 2012    |    Development and Testing

Skytap is a proud gold sponsor of Agile Development Conference West 2012--six days of interaction between industry experts and peers in the agile community, with learning sessions that help IT...


Information Week Cover Story: The Test Lab of Your Dreams

By Brett Goodwin    |    May 21, 2012    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

Information Week’s recent cover story talks about how and why more companies are opting to move their development testing labs from traditional in-house infrastructures to new cloud-based test labs....


Are You Ready for Windows 8?

By Skytap    |    May 14, 2012    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

There’s no doubt that Microsoft is betting big on what they have rightfully called a "reimagining" of the company’s flagship operation system. Windows 8 looks to offer a significant...