Skytap to Detail App Modernization Success at CoreOS Fest

CoreOS Fest 2017 is right around the corner, and Skytap has been invited to present alongside some of today’s biggest names in software. While speakers from the likes of Google, Kubernetes, Concur, Adobe, and others will dive deep into what CoreOS describes as “the technology that will drive app dev and delivery for the next
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Application Modernization in Full Swing at ADP [podcast]

DockerCon17 featured a number of container adoption success stories, and we got the opportunity to sit down with one of Docker’s biggest customers, ADP, to learn more about how containers fit into their application modernization journey. ADP Chief Strategic Architect, Jim Ford, presented a session titled, “One year and 1000+ Containers Later at ADP” where

Compelling Reasons for IT to Improve Efficiency through DevOps

If IT is measured by operational efficiency, and changing business demands are too much for existing infrastructure and systems to support, how does IT go from maintaining those systems to modernizing them with digital transformations? For many, a DevOps culture and practices—combined with cloud technologies—is the key to getting there, but a lack of one clear path to

Confused about Cloud? You’re not Alone

If you’ve been paying attention to the spin from tech news and conferences, you likely find Barb Darrow’s recent column in Fortune bewildering. In “Big Companies Want to Move to the Cloud But Still Have No Idea How,” Darrow espouses that big companies have no idea how to begin a cloud migration. This assertion appears

Despite Tales of Massive Container Adoption, DockerCon Left Questions Unanswered

“There is widespread confusion about virtual machines versus containers, as well as what containers can realistically do for legacy applications…” – Yaron Haviv, Founder & CTO, iguazio Systems Ltd. Yaron Haviv sat down for an interview with the Cube/Silicon Angle at DockerCon 2017, and in that chat, Yeron spoke candidly about what is on a

Launching your IBM Cloud Journey

IBM InterConnect took over Las Vegas last month. I spent the week meeting with enterprises who time and again said, “we are going to the cloud, we just don’t know exactly how to get there.” This was a significant shift from last year’s event when these same organizations were still reticent to move core business

Container Management and Enterprise Adoption Go Big at DockerCon17

Skytap is headed to DockerCon in Austin, Texas next week, and we wanted to share some of the places where you can check out Skytap’s powerful new container management offering, how you can register for our “Docker, DevOps, and Reality” panel and cocktail party, and some of the week’s incredible sessions that we’re most looking
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How Containerization Breathes New Life into Old Apps

As the pace increases at which business demands that software be consistently delivered, many organizations find themselves with a growing problem. Newer applications, like those written for the cloud, are often able to be delivered and updated at a faster pace than older, monolithic applications that were designed to be run on older architectures and
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Skytap Details Key to Enterprise Cloud Adoption at IBM InterConnect

Skytap had a huge presence around IBM InterConnect this year. From our booth in the expo, to the party we threw with IBM at The House of Blues, it was great to talk with so many attendees about changing business needs, expectations, and the major challenges in software delivery today. One challenge that we heard

Can’t Miss List for IBM InterConnect 2017

IBM InterConnect is right around the corner, and for those of you lucky enough to attend, how do you decide which of the week’s 2,000+(!) sessions and activities to take part in? We’ve scoured the entire agenda and picked out some of the events that we’re most excited about in hopes of helping you build out

The Benefits—and Challenges—of AIX Dependencies

This is Part Two of a three-part series; click here for Part Three or click here to go back and read Part One to get you up to speed. In our previous installment in this series, “IBM AIX Is Still a Pillar in the Enterprise,” we wrote about how even though cloud-native applications tend to grab a majority of

IBM AIX Is Still a Pillar in the Enterprise

This is Part One of a three-part series. Click here to read Part Two, and Part Three where we dive deeper into how AIX application development is evolving, and how organizations will incorporate AIX into their cloud strategy. While cloud-native applications often grab a lion’s share of headlines in the tech world, the data center-native applications that many

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