DevOps and cloud set up Amaysim for growth

Source – computerworld.com.au Since its launch in 2010, Amaysim has shaken-up the Australian mobile market, pioneering a bring-your-own handset model and undercutting its more established “dinosaur” rivals with cheap and low-commitment monthly plans. Yet despite its digital-native disruptor status, for the first four years of its existence the company ran on-premise servers and outsourced all of its IT and operations. Over the last three years that situation has been turned on its head. The company’s 20 servers running 100 virtual machines

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10 Top DevOps Barriers And Trends Forecasted For 2018

Source – forbes.com With data indicating that 50% of organizations have implemented DevOps, analysts like Forrester are calling 2018 the “year of enterprise DevOps.” While many enterprises indeed have DevOps practices kicked off, these are early days and barriers to DevOps still exist. Such barriers vary and are based the type of organization, its size, existing processes and degree of deployment scale. A survey we published at the beginning of the year noted the top 10 barriers leading into 2017. Having

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Planning for Digital Transformation Success

Source – cio.com Many CIOs are still in a fog when it comes to cloud computing, yet the digital enterprise is the future and the direction most are going. Gartner estimates that less than one-third of enterprises have a cloud strategy set in place, but as Gigabit LTE and 5G approach — and wireless takes the networking reigns — most enterprises may need to cut the cord for specific applications. CIOs simply can’t take full advantage of the cloud with old-fashioned networking technology.

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Why container tech is the backbone of DevOps

Source – itpro.co.uk Containerisation is one of the most exciting tech trends to emerge over the last few years. Designed to work at operating system level, it’s a popular virtualisation method that allows IT professionals to deploy and distribute applications easily. This form of application management, which is named after shipping containers, allows almost any application to be stored and transported quickly. Containers, which are simply encapsulated systems, are given their own environments and hosts to run on. This process strips the

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12 tips for using DevOps to fuel digital transformation

Source – itworld.com Successful digital transformation requires internal disruption, and CIOs intent on embracing a digital future must often alter their IT operating models to get there. Nowhere is this more evident than when it comes to developing software and services. To build software faster, CIOs are kicking old waterfall habits in favor of agile methodologies in which they partner with business stakeholders to build applications rapidly in iterative sprints. And some believe they can accelerate software development even further by

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Five ways to effectively manage team DevOps workflows

Source – techtarget.com If you’ve adopted DevOps, you’re already using tools to optimize and streamline your DevOps workflows and software delivery processes — like code integration, testing and deployment — as much as possible. But optimization opportunities are not limited to software delivery. You should strive to streamline all dimensions of your organization — including the way you manage your DevOps team. DevOps personnel management pitfalls Compared to software, people are fickle and unpredictable. Giving them the same input doesn’t always yield the

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Strengthening the flow of DevOps with data, tools and culture

Source – pcworld.idg.com.au We’re on the brink of a major technological evolution that is changing the way we communicate, live and work. With the fourth industrial revolution, the explosion of data is disrupting conventional business models and the way technology impacts the decision making process of people. Digital transformation brings the complexities of new and segmenting IT developments. As more and more Australian organisations are realising the importance of collaborating through data, the challenge for business leaders is finding the right

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DevOps Benefits Shine Through at Summit

Source – informationweek.com Real-world DevOps implementers highlight how varied organizations discovered benefits from DevOps, even if they had to clear some hurdles on the path to success. At its essence, DevOps is about solving business problems. For some organizations, it’s about moving faster. Others are compelled to capitalize on a market opportunity. Still others may face a mandate to do more with less. And no matter what the business case, chances are the move to DevOps will be met by cultural

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Why domain experts are vital for DevOps test automation

Source – techtarget.com At a recent DevOps test automation conference, a participant in a panel discussion suddenly interrupted himself and looked out at the audience. “How many of your companies have a shadow IT?” A few hands tentatively went up, and he explained further: “How many of you have people outside of IT, in the functional groups, manufacturing, marketing, accounting, who are constantly doing unexpected things with your applications? Are they using them for different purposes, entering nontraditional data, even writing their

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With continuous security, SecDevOps deconstructs CI/CD

Source – techtarget.com DevOps has taken the IT world by storm over the last several years. It’s often credited as a way to reduce costs, speed deployments and improve corporate agility. Yet the application lifecycle management process is taking at least some of the blame in the fallout from recent high-profile security breaches. In principle, at least, “DevOps teams that deploy software are responsible for maintaining security by design,” said Craig Lurey, CTO and co-founder of Keeper Security, a Chicago-based security

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