On-Demand Webinars

Hands-on Customer Education: From Lectures to Learning by Doing

In this webinar, we are joined by special guest, Seth Payne, principal product manager at Skytap, who will talk to us about how to take on the journey of going from a world based primarily on one-way, instructor-led training (onsite or virtual) to a world of on-demand, self-paced, hands-on customer education using virtual on-demand training lab environments.

How IBM Overcame Complex Training Challenges with Cloud-based, Hands-on Labs

Learn how Bob Blessing-Hartley, CTO for IBM Remote Labs, uses Skytap Virtual Training to support over 100 hands-on, software technical training events per week. These events are delivered each month by five outsourced training partners. In addition, more than 2,000 self-paced training labs are provisioned per month.

During this webinar, Bob will describe familiar training industry challenges that he faced, how they were resolved by choosing Skytap, and some of the successful business outcomes IBM Remote Labs has since achieved.

Webinar: Migrating VMware vSphere to the Cloud

Companies are rapidly starting cloud migrations to gain benefits in scalability and flexibility, and VMware vSphere applications are some of the most common workloads considered for the cloud.

Ralph Capasso, Cloud Solution Architect at Skytap, will help you determine which cloud solution on the market today best fits your applications’ unique needs so that migration is as seamless as possible.

We’ll cover the questions you should ask before beginning your cloud migration, such as:
Why should we move our VMware applications off-premises?
Which cloud is right for our workload?
What capabilities will we need in order to innovate at scale?
We look forward to helping you properly evaluate which cloud migration option is best for your organization.

Webinar: Hands-On, Always Accessible and Simple to Deliver: What Software Training Labs Should Be

Topics in this 18-min webinar include the evolution of training, training trends, challenges with technical training labs, vision for technical lab delivery, and why Skytap is the ideal hands-on lab solution. The video includes a 9-min demo on the marquee capabilities of Skytap virtual training labs (beginning at 4:40).

Webinar: Secure and Scalable Docker Development

When Twistlock and Skytap are combined, development teams have the tools for rapid, scalable Docker development and operations teams have the security needed to protect critical production systems. We will show a demo as part of the webinar and discuss actual use cases.

Webinar: Dynamically Deliver Hands-On, Cloud-Based Training Labs with Blackboard Learn

Come see how this game-changing solution can help you reach more students and provide an enriched training experience by dynamically delivering virtual cloud-based training labs whenever, and wherever, you need them.

In this webinar, LogiGear and Skytap outline how organizations can automate more tests, shorten market release cycles, and lower the cost of development per release by combining test automation with on-demand complex dev/test environments that closely mirror production.

Why Testers Can’t Test Part 2: Creating Complex Environments in the Cloud

Join experts from Parasoft and Skytap in this webinar to learn how administrators can easily set up complete environments that testers and developers can quickly (and simultaneously) provision and use on demand.

Accelerated Application Releases in Cloud Environments: It’s Baked In

Discover how combining Skytap EaaS with CA Release Automation, you can integrate a cloud-based environment provisioning directly within automated application deployment workflows and get out of the business of messing with infrastructure recipes.

Webinar: Agile Application Delivery Trio: Testing, Data and Environments

The advance of automation, virtualization and cloud technology has enabled faster software development than we’ve ever known. So why do so many companies ultimately fail to realize lasting improvements in the delivery speed and quality of new software? Simply repeating our old ways of equipping development and test teams in the cloud with more infrastructure can generate initial gains, but without coordination it falls flat. Join Orasi, Delphix and Skytap for this high value webinar, and learn about collaborative techniques for making development and test automation plans sing, by running in sync with just-in-time virtual data and virtual environments that closely resemble production. In this webinar learn more about:

  • Focus on automation with Orasi
  • Data as a service with Delphix
  • Environments as a service from Skytap
Webinar: Career Relevance in the DevOps Age

If every company is becoming a software company, then what career skills and qualities make up an essential employee in today’s software-driven enterprise? As companies look to strategies like DevOps to automate and industrialize the SDLC, what does that mean, if nobody can really claim “I’ve been doing that for years!” Join Jason Bloomberg, principal analyst, Intellyx, and Paul Farrall, VP IT Operations, Skytap, for this interactive session.

Webinar: Automating the Creation and Use of Virtual Testing Environments

Balancing needed testing against the spiraling costs of the required infrastructure and challenges with the deployment of your code can be a real obstacle to even the best development and quality management teams. But with a little strategy and the right tools, it’s fairly easy to overcome these obstacles to delivering better software faster. Watch this webinar, co-hosted by Skytap and BuildMaster, to learn some important best practices in creating a testing plan.

Webinar: New Year’s Resolution: Trim Your Waste to Accelerate SDLC Velocity

In this webinar, co-hosted by Parasoft and Skytap, find out how to get your software lifecycle in shape for the New Year. You’ll learn strategies for helping DevOps and Test collaborate in ways that make your SDLC leaner and more scalable.

Webinar: voke Market Snapshot Report Virtual & Cloud-based Labs

Voke analyst Theresa Lanowitz and her team recently conducted an independent survey of over 500 participants from both technology and non-technology companies of varying sizes to explore their use of virtual and cloud-based labs and the results they experience.

Webinar: Removing Barriers to Continuous Delivery of Business Value

​In this webinar, guest speaker Kurt Bittner, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc., discusses the most common barriers to faster delivery and how organizations work to remove those barriers.

Webinar: Cloud Data Masking – Tips to Test Software Securely

​Axis Technology and Skytap provide tips on how masked test data management eliminates the possibility of exposure of sensitive information to either hackers or malicious insiders, increases security and compliance, and allows dev/test teams to perform more complete and continuous testing in the cloud.

Webinar: Removing the Constraints Slowing Dev/Test Teams Down

In the competitive world of today, companies see software as the key to staying ahead. Development and test teams are pushed to achieve faster software delivery, higher quality, and better alignment with business users. However, there are inefficiencies in software development that cause defects and delay releases. In this webinar, Skytap and Sky IT Group share tips and advanced technology for how to build better software faster using cloud-based dev/test environments.

Webinar: Automate Your Environment Provisioning for Mobile App Development

Enterprises are currently facing new challenges in developing and delivering quality mobile apps quickly, efficiently and securely. Additionally, according to Forrester, there will be 700% more mobile development projects than web development projects in 2015. With all of this rapid development, how can you build test environments quickly enough to support your mobile app development? In this webinar, Skyap and Orasi explore how you can provide more complete test coverage for your mobile applications.

Webinar: Creating Complete Test Environments in the Cloud

By utilizing virtualization technology in the SDLC, specifically service virtualization and virtual dev/test labs, companies can increase test coverage in less time and ultimately produce better software faster. Download this complimentary webinar from Skytap and Parasoft now and learn how to to combine service virtualization with cloud-based dev/test environments.

Webinar: The 4 Dimensions of Value in Cloud Dev/Test Environments

Every company’s IT stakeholders set different priorities for realizing value from software delivery. In this webinar, Skytap helps frame this discussion around four key dimensions of value that customers can realize through the use of dev/test clouds.

Webinar: Continuous Integration, Build and Test Automation with Skytap and Jenkins

The Skytap CI plugin for Jenkins provides development and test teams with a powerful tool to rapidly deploy complex environments form template, run build/test workflows, and then tear down environments once builds/tests are complete. Watch this webinar that dives into how Skytap and Jenkins can help you build better software faster.

Webinar: Tips to Achieve Continuous Integration/Delivery using HP ALM, Jenkins, and Skytap

To gain a competitive advantage in today’s hyper competitive markets, businesses must constantly strive to develop, test, and release better software faster. This is made possible by means of continuously integrating, testing, and delivering new applications. In this webinar, Skytap and Orasi will share tips to improve software quality and velocity with the automated creation and management of on-demand, scalable test environments. It will focus on best practices for continuous integration through the joint use of HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Jenkins and Skytap. Specifically you learn how to:

  • Integrate Jenkins with HP ALM
  • Extend Dev/Test workloads to the cloud
  • Integrate build automation with automated test management
Webinar: The Path To Continuous Integration with Team Foundation Server and Skytap

Skytap and Crosslake Technologies share our ideas for how to improve software quality and velocity with automated creation and management of on-demand, scalable test environments. We focus on cloud-enabled ALM through the joint use of Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server and Skytap.

Webinar: The Concept of Hybrid Applications

With the growth of cloud computing, technical managers are looking for ways to leverage this emerging platform to improve performance, reduce costs, and better serve their users. Due to the complexity of enterprise applications and their dependence legacy systems, some managers have concluded that making use of the cloud to power these applications is impossible, or prohibitively difficult. This webinar will focus on the concept of “Hybrid Applications”; applications that take advantage of the latest cloud technologies while still retaining on-premise legacy systems. Specific examples of hybrid applications will be presented and discussed in order to show how development and IT managers can begin migration to the cloud.

Webinar: Software Virtualization Lifecycle

A top focus for application development today is on acceleration, but faster is not always equal to better. The bigger challenge is to improve both the speed and quality of software releases. By utilizing virtualization technology, specifically service virtualization and virtual dev/test labs, in software development lifecycles, companies can increase test coverage in less time and ultimately produce better software faster. HP Service Virtualization software allows development and testing teams to access limited or unavailable services in a simulated, virtual environment. This easy-to-use solution speeds application delivery, eliminates risks and reduces cost by virtualizing services within existing environments. By enabling parallel development and early functional testing, it eliminates wait times. HP Service Virtualization also reduces the use of high-cost, business-critical infrastructure or pay-per-use components for testing.

How to Enable SAP Agility and Get the Most Out of the Cloud

Emergys and Skytap are partnering together to ensure that customers are getting the most out of the cloud—particularly as it pertains to their business critical, enterprise applications like SAP. This webinar reviews how these two companies leverage the cloud to empower your business to:

  • Rapidly enable optimized business processes and applications without capital expenditure
  • Enable significant TCO benefits by performing development, testing and training in the cloud
  • Accelerate business innovation and embrace consumer experience in your business through cloud-delivered platform as a service