Skytap Bitstrips Comic Collection – April

​We’ve been getting requests for another monthly comic strip recap; Sorry, we’ve been a little busy! March was an incredible month at Skytap, with the unveiling of Skytap on AWS infrastructure, and our incredible new partnership program, sometimes sitting around *drawing* comics takes an understandable backseat to more pressing, and admittedly more impressive matters. Alas,

Skytap’s Rewarding New TapIn Partner Program

​Here at Skytap, we talk a lot about the need for enterprises to be able to quickly build, test, and release higher quality software in order to gain a competitive edge. Our customers achieve this difficult task by using the variety of tools and technologies available in the Skytap Cloud, and today, we’re happy to

Webinar Recap: Achieve Continuous Integration/Delivery with HP, Jenkins, and Skytap

​In today’s hyper-competitive markets, businesses must constantly strive to develop, test, and release better software faster. One of the best ways we’ve found to make this difficult task possible is by embracing “continuity”—one of the decade’s fastest growing buzzwords. This means continuous testing, integration, and delivery.  This past Tuesday, we hosted a webinar with Orasi

Interview: Peter Coffee on Leveraging the Web’s Transformation

Noel Wurst: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap and I am speaking today with Peter Coffee. Peter is the VP for Strategic Resource at salesforce.com and he’s also going to be taking part in the SDLC Acceleration Summit on May 13th in San Francisco, California. Peter how are you doing today? Peter Coffee: It’s

Wayne Ariola on the Future of the Software Development Life Cycle

Noel Wurst: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap, and I am speaking today with Wayne Ariola, who is the chief strategy officer at Parasoft. Wayne, how are you doing today? Wayne Ariola: Fantastic, thank you. Noel Wurst: So, I wanted to speak with Wayne because Wayne is helping organize the SDLC Acceleration Summit that’s

Debating the Influence of Mobility and the Enterprise

​I recently asked a group of people a question that I thought would raise quite the debate, but it surprisingly (to me) failed to do so. I asked, “Have mobile apps been more influential to enterprise software, or is it the other way around?” I’d love to say that it was only a slight majority

Upcoming Webinar: Maximizing Skytap on Amazon Web Services

​As you might have heard, we recently launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services. Skytap on AWS is ideal for dev/test teams who want a fast on-ramp to AWS and need to quickly and repeatedly deploy complex application environments. If your team is using AWS for production applications, you can now use Skytap to

Product Manager Matt Ayers on Skytap’s Integration with Amazon Web Services

Hi folks, I’m a product manager here at Skytap and I wanted to take some time to talk about our newly-launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services. Since beginning a private beta program last November, we’ve been working closely with our customers who use AWS, and after receiving extensive customer feedback, we are releasing

Caught! The Real Culprit of Shadow IT

Once you learn the definition of shadow IT, it shouldn’t be too shocking to learn how widespread it is at companies large and small all over the world. I hate to assume, but the odds are, that you yourself have used a non-IT approved SaaS option for the same reason as everyone else, myself included.

Our Latest Skytap Comic Strip Collection

It’s time for another roundup of our popular weekly Bitstrips column. These make us laugh about our lives in the SaaS industry, and we hope you enjoy them, too. And don’t forget—you can always be the first to see our new comics by following us on Twitter! Want to help us with a title for

Webinar: Tips to Achieve Continuous Integration and Delivery

It’s safe to say that most companies are looking to gain an advantage in today’s hyper-competitive software market. Businesses are constantly striving to develop, test, and release better software faster, but how is this made possible? Continuously integrating, testing, and delivering new applications. Join Skytap and Orasi on Tuesday, April 15th, at 2pm EST/11am PST

On-Demand: The Concept of Hybrid Applications

​In our recent webinar, “The Concept of Hybrid Applications,” Seth Payne, Sr. Technical Product Manager for Skytap, took a look at a growing trend amongst forward-thinking enterprise teams. 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.

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