8 steps to becoming a ‘cloud-native’ enterprise

Source – zdnet.com These days, the idea of becoming a “cloud-native” enterprise has a sexy appeal to it, but it’s going to take some serious re-thinking and work to get there. Capgemini recently issued some interesting findings of its survey of 902 IT executives on their progress toward cloud-native. Along with the stats, the report’s authors provide some guidance on how enterprises can begin their journeys toward cloud-native adoption. Of course, if you’re with a startup or small, information-intensive operation, cloud

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3 predictions on the future of containers

Source – sdtimes.com Despite the fact that containers are still considered a new tool in the developer scene, they have already been put to work in industries everywhere: Financial services companies use containers to track credit scores and provide financial recommendations to their clients, government organizations use containers to model the effects of weapons and identify ways to protect soldiers, and healthcare companies use containers to process and visualize radiology data. Container usage has grown, but other factors will come into

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The 4 roles of DevOps leadership

Source – jaxenter.com Several years ago when we started having DevOps conferences, there were a lot of talks about how to get management buy-in to our new wonderful paradigm. Engineers from operations and development would come on stage and tell stories of wins and losses in their struggle to demonstrate that this DevOps thing is valuable for the business. Fast forward to here and now and we suddenly realize the situation is upside down. What we as DevOps consultants now see

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DevOps framework speeds software delivery

Source – gcn.com A new DevOps framework can help agile developers securely upgrade government IT systems and move to the cloud. After about almost a year of testing at several agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, eGlobalTech has made its DevOps Factory broadly available. An end-to-end DevOps framework and suite of advanced security and cloud deployment automation tools, DevOps Factory was designed to align with federal policies and standards, such as systems

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3 Reasons Why the Private Cloud is Here to Stay

Source – mspmentor.net MSPs know that customers expect both scale and economics when it comes to the cloud. For most, this means public cloud options like AWS, Google and Azure. The subtitle for RightScale’s “2017 State of the Cloud Report” says it all: “Public cloud adoption grows as private cloud wanes.” Public cloud services dominate news cycles for enterprise IT, and on the surface, the numbers seem to align with this narrative: organizations are increasingly leveraging public and hybrid cloud, while

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Top 5 Issues Curtailing DevOps Adoption

Source – devops.com DevOps may seem simple and logical on the surface, yet most of the companies we talk to are struggling in one aspect or another. This is no surprise: Successful DevOps initiatives require putting together a full toolset and simultaneously creating a smart team of developers, testers and project managers who are well-versed in cloud and agile technologies. Those tasks alone can take many months of trial and error until you are ready to start DevOps in earnest. After

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7 Tips for Securely Moving Data to the Cloud

Source – govtech.com A few years back, an unmistakable trend emerged that cloud computing was growing in both percentage of organizations adopting cloud solutions as well as the amount and type of data being placed in the cloud. Earlier this year, I highlighted research that made it clear that trust and risks are both growing in government clouds. Since that time, many readers have asked for more specific guidance about moving more data to the cloud in the public and private

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Why DevOps is driving internal change at Liberty Mutual

Source – siliconangle.com The cloud, copious amounts of data generation, analytics and the Internet of Things are disrupting organizations by changing the foundation of how they deliver products and services. In a digital world, insurance companies are beginning to establish new business models around developer operations, and many are becoming software development companies as they shift to new ways of assessing risk and serving customers. “Our world is changing; technology’s driving a lot of that change. We know that we’ve got to

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Features of cloud technology that helps business

Source – trainingzone.co.uk Cloud computing services playing the influential role in the business organizations, the system is powered by the servers and the computing services that are not touched or seen.  This is the fast system of networking and the storage to provide computing as the utility. There are three types of the cloud storage systems. Public clouds This is the type that offers the infrastructure over the internet site. They are efficient but vulnerable as compared to the private clouds.

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4 Ways to Accelerate IT with DevOps

Source – blogs.perficient.com In our technology journey in 2017, we’ve covered DevOps numerous times and for good measure. Research firm IDC predicts that nearly 70% of Global Fortune 500 organizations will have implemented the development philosophy by the end of the year. There’s still confusion about what exactly DevOps is. To us, DevOps should not be thought of as a solution, but rather a series of progressions that seeks to make the entire software development, IT operations, and business process easier

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