Skytap 2022 Cloud and IBM Power Industry Predictions

Public cloud computing continues to have great momentum as we head into the new year. Panorama Data Insights estimates the global cloud computing market size was US $371.35 billion in 2020 and predicts an average annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19% from 2021 to 2030. Further, Gartner predicts that spending on public cloud services will

Using Skytap Webhooks with Microsoft Azure

The Skytap webhook service is a powerful feature, yet on first glance can be a bit intimidating. A webhook is a method used for one application to talk to another. In our case, the Skytap webhook service can send audit data and usage data to other applications. For example, suppose you want to be notified

Share Templates in Skytap

Templates are a powerful concept within Skytap, allowing you to create a read-only instance of an environment, containing VMs, Networks, and settings, which can be instantly shared and deployed with others in your organization. Until recently, sharing templates with others outside your Skytap account required contacting Skytap support. But now you can share templates with

API Token Expiration and Rotation

Skytap’s REST API is an important tool to help you automate some of the management tasks associated with running your application in the cloud. Until now, the security tokens you used for secure API access had an unlimited lifespan, and token expiration was a manual process. Skytap has just introduce an API token expiration policy

VM Import Azure Blob Storage with Skytap

Importing virtual machines (VMs) and logical partitions (LPARs) into Skytap is a key use case with customers importing hundreds of VMs each week. Moving VMs from on-premises into Skytap is an easy four step process:  High Level VM Import Process   We are excited to announce that we have enhanced the VM import to use

Introducing the Skytap Provider for HashiCorp Terraform

As more organizations adopt a multi-cloud strategy, enterprises are in search of the right cloud services to best suit business and application needs, while avoiding vendor lock-in. Gartner predicts, “By 2021, over 75% of midsize and large organizations will have adopted a multi-cloud and/or hybrid IT strategy.” Which is why — in our mission to

Voices of Skytap

At Skytap, we’re laser-focused on providing technology that makes our customers’ more  productive. We’re committed to ensuring that IT teams can keep up with the fast-evolving demands of business. It’s a world of cloud and apps and environments. But behind all the tech are real people making it happen. Though we know the diverse talent

Don’t skip ahead to tomorrow’s tech before solving today’s modernization challenges

The tech industry has “thought leadership syndrome.” It’s a culture so intent on pontificating that we end up jumping to the “next big thing” before we ever master the current thing. Take containers as a prime example. We haven’t even come close to mainstream container adoption, in large part, because there are still so many

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