Skytap Joins Forces with HP and Orasi to Power New CloudPerform Solution

Our customers repeatedly echoed the same challenge: how can we enable our dev/test teams to deliver high quality software on time and on budget? With the increasing adoption of the cloud, many enterprises are starting to realize how this new computing paradigm can effectively support this effort. In fact, according to Alexandra Weber Morales, a

Skytap Cloud Recognized as 2011 Products of the Year Winner

SEATTLE, Wash. – January 16, 2012 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the Skytap Cloud was named a 2011 Product of the Year winner by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com in the Virtualization Management category. For the second consecutive year, Skytap was recognized for its self-service simplicity, as well as

Skytap Cloud Recognized as 2011 Products of the Year Winner

SEATTLE, Wash. – January 16, 2012 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the Skytap Cloud was named a 2011 Product of the Year winner by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com in the Virtualization Management category. For the second consecutive year, Skytap was recognized for its self-service simplicity, as well as

Skytap Introduces Hybrid Cloud Capabilities For Increased Simplicity, Security, Visibility, and Control

SEATTLE, Wash. – November 15, 2011 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced the addition of new cloud computing capabilities that deliver on enterprise demand for simplicity, security, visibility and control. We recently recognized as a “Best of VMworld 2011” award winner in the public and hybrid cloud category, Skytap is building upon

7 Habits of Highly Effective Cloud Architects – Part Two

Lat week we posted part one of our series: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Cloud Architects. This week we will cover habits 3 through 5. Habit #3: Empower your users with self-service & create internal evangelists As an IT architect, teams count on you to drive rapid innovation within your organization.  Cloud computing promises to

7 Habits of Highly Effective Cloud Architects – Part One

In today’s ever changing IT organization, many IT Architects are evaluating popular cloud services to manage their dynamic workloads. All too often they quickly discover that most popular cloud services present a thorny dilemma: Commodity infrastructure services offer scalability and low cost resources, but they require applications to be rewritten to proprietary formats and APIs

Skytap Cloud: Inter-Configuration Network Routing (ICNR)

Did you know that Skytap now allows you to provision complex environments in the cloud to develop and test multi-machine, multi-tier applications? You can also provision multiple configurations for your development and test teams so that each team can work in isolated environments in parallel and collaborate with each other globally. These teams often need

Skytap Announces Cloud Orchestration

Written by David Strom, Read Write Cloud Cloud provider Skytap announced today that they have beefed up their service to enable more complex virtual environments. The enhancements are significant and represent a new moment in cloud computing to deliver complex computing services without requiring specialized IT knowledge to set them up. They have added two

Business Technology Optimization (BTO) and the Hybrid Cloud

When I was a pre-sales engineer at Mercury (before the HP acquisition), we had coined an acronym called BTO, or Business Technology Optimization. BTO essentially defined a new category of products and services that helped align IT and IT Operations with the needs of the business. Mercury got acquired by HP soon after, which caused

3 Cool Use Cases For The Cloud

There are many use cases for the cloud and often times starting small is the best way to ensure success when transitioning projects to the cloud. Over the past several months, I have seen the cloud used to address some interesting IT and business challenges. The use cases below are small in comparison to the

Skytap to Deliver Cloud-Enabled Application Lifecycle Management With HP

Are you attending HP Discover 2011 in Las Vegas? If so, be sure to swing by the Skytap booth (#531) and learn how companies like HP, Google, Ellie Mae, Double-Take, LANDesk, Calypso, and hundreds more are using Skytap to move development and test projects to the cloud. With Skytap you can provide cloud testing capabilities that

Skytap to Deliver Cloud-Enabled Application Lifecycle Management With HP

Are you attending HP Discover 2011 in Las Vegas? If so, be sure to swing by the Skytap booth (#531) and learn how companies like HP, Google, Ellie Mae, Double-Take, LANDesk, Calypso, and hundreds more are using Skytap to move development and test projects to the cloud. With Skytap you can provide cloud testing capabilities that

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