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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...

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Balancing Public and Private with a Hybrid Cloud Strategy

By Brett Goodwin    |    December 05, 2012    |    Product Development

In a new article, Network World has named 2013 the year of the hybrid cloud. The article also includes 10 predictions by industry analysts, and two in particular caught my eye. Prediction #1:...

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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...