Skytap Leadership at Upcoming Industry Events

In the coming months, Skytap leadership will be attending a number of industry events, including Agile 2013, VMworld, Camp IT, and STARWEST. The Skytap team will be providing live demonstrations of Skytap Cloud, including how our software is used by enterprise customers for development and testing, software demonstrations and evaluations, and virtual training environments. Agile

Time. Development and Test Teams Never Have Enough of it.

Leading software companies are discovering that leveraging the cloud for development and test can slash both cycle times and costs by enabling dev/test teams to quickly spin up multiple development stacks and test environments on demand. This type of agile environment is proving particularly beneficial to IT teams that are also tasked with support of

The Best of 2013 (So Far)

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 application development is better in the cloud, the different value propositions of public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions, and the variety of concerns relating

With Cloud Computing, Every Minute Counts

Benjamin Franklin coined the enduring phrase ‘Time is money.’ That was more than 2 centuries ago and it is particularly apt when describing cloud computing today. A defining characteristic of cloud computing—whether public, private, or hybrid—is its self-service nature. Computing resources are delivered on demand and end users pay based on their consumption levels, which

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,

WEBINAR Cloud-enabled ALM: CI and Automated Testing

Join us Tuesday, May 28, at 11:00 am PT (2:00 pm ET) for Cloud Enabled ALM: Continuous Integration & Automated Testing. Enterprises today are looking for ways to accelerate their rate of innovation, increase revenues, and lower the costs of software development and delivery. Agile development and testing methodologies are increasingly being adopted as a

White Paper: Skytap Automation Pack for Microsoft Visual Studio TFS

Our newest white paper outlines how the Skytap Automation Pack for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server provides the integration between VS-TFS and Skytap Cloud. This integration enables development and test teams to use the same skills, workflows, and processes they already use with MS-TFS, while reaping the benefits that Skytap Cloud provides—provisioning complex environments, fast

Dr. Dobb’s Webinar – Cloud-Enabled ALM: Continuous Integration and Automated Testing

Enterprises today are looking for ways to accelerate their rate of innovation, increase revenues, and lower the costs of software development and delivery. Agile development and testing methodologies are increasingly being adopted as a central means to accelerate the delivery of new software products to market. To support this, many application lifecycle management (ALM) products

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