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Training in the Cloud: An Interview with Lee Orrick

By Noel Wurst    |    December 26, 2013    |    Virtual Training

Lee Orrick from F5 sits down to discuss how F5 made the decision to move their training to the cloud, in order to relieve some of the pain points—cost, ...

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Cloud Computing and the Security of Capital Markets

By Seth Payne    |    August 30, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

I recently sat down with Danial Faizullabhoy from the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) to recount the story of the Quantum Dawn 2 (QD2) project. The purpose of QD2 was...

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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....

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Companies Enjoying Big Success with Hybrid Cloud

By David Davis    |    April 22, 2013    |    Software Demos, Virtual Training, Development and Testing

The previous three posts in this series covered Is this the Start of a Hybrid Cloud Revolution?, How to Build a Hybrid Cloud, and What Does a Hybrid Cloud Look...

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Cushman & Wakefield Invests in the Cloud

By Julie Riedel    |    July 17, 2012    |    Development and Testing

Creating great software on time and on budget is no small task. And like all businesses, Cushman & Wakefield—the world’s largest privately held real estate service firm—has faced...

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9 Cloud Computing Trends for 2012

By Julie Riedel    |    July 09, 2012    |    Software Demos, Virtual Training, Development and Testing, IT Operations

In the article The future of cloud computing: 9 trends for 2012, Andrew Nusca of ZDnet uses data from a recent North Bridge Venture Partners survey to frame a discussion on the...

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The Battle of Gettysburg Ends. The Battle of Public IaaS Begins.

By Nate Odell    |    July 03, 2012    |    Software Demos, Virtual Training, Development and Testing, IT Operations

Nearly a century and a half ago, the Battle of Gettysburg came to an end with Robert E. Lee’s last failed attempt to break up the Union during a ...

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George Carlin Would Have Loved Hybrid Clouds

By Nate Odell    |    May 21, 2012    |    Software Demos, Virtual Training, Development and Testing, IT Operations

George Carlin’s bit on the importance of “stuff” is a comedy classic. As human beings, we have an innate need to acquire, hold, move, and find places to put...

Cushman & Wakefield Selects Skytap to Build Development and Test Environments in the Cloud

By Skytap    |    December 12, 2011    |    Development and Testing

Seattle, Wash. – December 12, 2011 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s largest privately held real estate services firm operating in 230...

As Lab Manager Goes Away….

By Skytap    |    October 01, 2011    |    Software Demos, Virtual Training, Development and Testing, IT Operations

The big VMWorld 2011 event in Las Vegas is over – fortunately, my hotel room was not left with a goat, Mike Tyson, a lion sleeping on the bed or anything of...