Video: Life at Skytap

At Skytap, we’re proud of our product, our people, and our culture. We solve complex problems for enterprise customers and have fun doing it. And while we’re an emerging company, we’ll never let go of the energy, inspiration, and dedication from our startup days—that culture is here to stay. Here’s what our Chief Technology Officer

Using the Skytap Virtual Machine Metadata Service

On August 6, 2013, Skytap announced the availability of a Skytap metadata service that allows access to Skytap-specific virtual machine (VM) metadata from within a running VM. This allows you to leverage information about a running VM from a command line, application or script running within the VM itself. Additionally, this metadata service also introduces

Video Tutorial: Skytap CLI Copy to Region

​ Skytap operates multiple datacenters, which allows Skytap resources such as virtual machines, configurations, templates, and assets, to be located close to your user’s location. This ensures faster connection speeds and quicker response times. To transfer an image from one region to another, the basic process is to use the standard Skytap export feature and

Remote Collaboration in the Modern Technology Enterprise

Remote collaboration has become an essential part of the modern technology enterprise, but without the right tools it can be a real pain. When coding, troubleshooting, teaching someone a graphical application—or anything else you do—it seems so much easier if you and your partners are looking at the same thing side by side. Posting log

Video Tutorial: Skytap Templates and Configurations

​Templates are the starting point for all new configurations within Skytap Cloud. Think of them as ‘read-only blueprints’ for configurations. A template can be as simple as a single virtual machine, or as complex as an environment with dozens of virtual machines and multiple networks. Every Skytap customer has access to a variety of public

Former Stratavia CEO and HP Executive to Lead Skytap Through Next Phase

Today we are proud to announce that Thor Culverhouse has been appointed CEO of Skytap. Thor previously served as President and CEO of Stratavia, a leading provider of data center automation software solutions, which was acquired by HP in August 2010. Thor replaces outgoing CEO, Scott Roza, who led Skytap through five years of consecutive

Conversations at IBM Innovate

The Skytap team was at IBM Innovate last week—IBM’s premier networking and educational event for IT and engineering professionals engaged in all aspects of product development and software delivery. Just before the conference, we announced our Ready for Rational certification with the availability of the Skytap Automation Pack for IBM Rational Concert. Over the course

NetworkWorld Names Skytap Automation Pack for IBM RTC as Product of the Week

NetworkWorld has named Skytap Automation Pack for IBM Rational Team Concert among its Products of the Week for June 3, 2013. Skytap Automation Pack is software that installs alongside the IBM Jazz Team Server and continuously monitors the build request queue. Incoming build requests trigger an automated process that creates complete build environments in Skytap

The Skytap Automation Pack for Rational Team Concert

Today we announced the availability of the Skytap Automation Pack for Rational Team Concert. The Skytap Automation Pack has passed the Ready for Rational validation requirements providing assurance that the Skytap Automation Pack is engineered to fit smoothly into Rational Team Concert environments. This integration between Skytap Cloud and Rational Team Concert enables IT operations

IBM Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit

IBM Innovate 2013 runs next week from June 2 through 6 in Orlando. Join Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, The Lean Startup author Eric Ries, and TV producer and tech host Katie Linendoll to learn how you can stay ahead in: The major trends revolutionizing system and software delivery across the DevOps lifecycle: Cloud, Mobile, Social,

250 Enterprise Customers Deploy More Than 2 Million Virtual Machines

Today we are proud to announce that 250 enterprise customers have deployed more than two million virtual machines using Skytap Cloud. Enterprise companies are increasingly deploying a hybrid cloud computing architecture, attracted by the ability to connect on-premise private cloud and virtualized infrastructure with a secure public cloud infrastructure. This enables enterprise teams to benefit

Skytap Named to OnDemand 100 List for Innovation in Cloud Computing

Skytap is proud to announce our inclusion in the AlwaysOn’s 2013 OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies list. “Being selected for the OnDemand 100 for the fourth consecutive year is a testament to Skytap’s track record of innovation in the cloud computing industry,” said Scott Roza, CEO of Skytap. “The solution we’ve built empowers companies to

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