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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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The Collegiate Cloud: An Interview with Ferris State University’s Amy Buse

By Jason English    |    August 15, 2014    |    Virtual Training

Ferris State University (FSU) is an accredited state university located in Big Rapids, Michigan, offering multiple computing degree plans within its Business/Technology Consortium. The college serves more than 14,000 on-...

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Webinar On-Demand: Preparing for VMware Lab Manager End of Life

By Seth Payne    |    May 28, 2014    |    Software Demos, Product Development

​VMware’s Lab Manager has been an integral part of dev/test team workflows and processes for many years. As of May 2014, VMware has decided to end-of-life Lab Manager and...

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Hey, Where Did My Lab Management Software Go?

By Jason English    |    May 20, 2014    |    Software Demos, Development and Testing

​Remember the space called VLM? Virtual Lab Management? It was one of the next big things in IT about seven or eight years ago. If you could consolidate servers, desktop...

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NetworkWorld Hot Product: Skytap Virtual Private PaaS with Cloud Foundry v2

By Julie Riedel    |    August 29, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

​This week during VMworld we saw the best and brightest in virtualization and cloud computing descend on the city of San Francisco. It was a mix of IT technical professionals...

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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...

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Busted! 5 Cloud Computing Myths

By Brian White    |    August 12, 2013    |    Development and Testing, IT Operations

The cloud hype cycle continues to swirl, and now that larger enterprises are wading in, the messages coming through can be pretty confusing. I work with a lot of companies...

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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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The Best of 2013 (So Far)

By Julie Riedel    |    July 03, 2013    |    Product Development

​As we pass the midpoint of 2013, we're revisiting the most popular content on the Skytap blog. Across the cloud computing industry as a whole, people wrote about things like why...

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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...