Stephen Watts
Cloud Compliance Explained: 4 Keys for Success
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

Cloud compliance is a huge issue for a majority of organizations, and it all begins the second you decide to migrate your data to the cloud. Until recently, most Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) only focused on providing data storage and cloud storage services to companies, without much energy dedicated to the security of that data or whether it met industry regulations. As the cloud playing field is expanding, and becoming more competitive, CSPs are more aware of how to help customers achieve cloud compliance as well as the best way to follow new guidelines and compliance updates. With national and industry regulations for how you store data in the cloud constantly changing and being updated, it may seem like an impossible task to maintain compliance. We have put together four keys for … [Read More]

Java Developer Roles and Responsibilities
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

What does a Java Developer do? A Java Developer is responsible for the design, development, and management of Java-based applications. Because Java is used so widely, particularly by large organizations, the daily roles vary widely, but can include owning a … [Read More...]

Controlling Cloud Costs a Top Priority at Microsoft Ignite
BY Patrick CampbellPatrick Campbell

Last month at Microsoft Ignite, thousands of IT professionals gathered in Orlando, FL to learn about the latest multi-cloud strategies. With over 600 sessions dedicated to IT Cloud Infrastructure, multi-cloud initiatives were at the forefront of attendee … [Read More...]

The Subsystem Service Model Brings Agility, Efficiency, and Costs Savings to the Mainframe
BY Jeremy HamiltonJeremy Hamilton

For the computing world, the term “service” has taken on many different forms. Service Orientated Architecture, Software as a Service, and many others have changed the way we view the computer world. In its simplest form, creating a computing service is simply … [Read More...]

Why Control-M Customers Love Jobs-as-Code
BY Tina SturgisTina Sturgis

As DevOps becomes more the standard of how enterprises are delivering high-quality applications faster, our traditional customer is evolving right along with it. Operations team are down-right excited to get their development team involved to code jobs further … [Read More...]

5 Ways Multi-Cloud Discovery Can Enhance IT Security
BY Raphael ChauvelRaphael Chauvel

2017 is almost over and as expected, has achieved new records in technology adoption, driven by the transformation of traditional businesses into digital enterprises. While several huge security breaches have been in the news this year, the threat level … [Read More...]

Network Engineer vs Network Administrator: Roles, Responsibilities, and Job Descriptions
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

Network engineers and network administrators are common positions in the IT field, and both can hold a lot of clout. While it’s possible for the jobs to sound similar in descriptions and functions, and have some real overlap in responsibilities, there are … [Read More...]

Service Management in an Era of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
BY Vidhya SrinivasanVidhya Srinivasan

The shift People. Process. Technology. Those three words are the golden triangle for a successful transformation. The first and the last are undergoing drastic shifts as we speak. Millenials are entering the workforce at a rapid pace. Over 50% of the … [Read More...]

Setting Your Cloud Path: A Journey to Multi-Cloud and Beyond
BY Bhupinder MahiBhupinder Mahi

The other day, my colleague said “Moving to the cloud should be as easy as moving house.” Now, I can’t vouch for her experience in regards to a house move, but mine certainly wasn’t “easy.” My wife and I visited over 10 places before we agreed on the one we … [Read More...]

Announcing TrueSight 11
BY Shayne HigdonShayne Higdon

Today, at our New York BMC Exchange event, we announced the release of TrueSight 11.0. I could not be more excited about what this delivers to our customers and the market. I’d like to thank the dozens of customers and partners that participated in our beta … [Read More...]

Using Apache Pig and Hadoop with ElasticSearch with The Elasticsearch-Hadoop Connector
BY Walker RoweWalker Rowe

Here we show how to retrieve data from ElasticSearch using Apache Pig. The reason for doing that is Pig is much easier to use that Java, Scala, and other tools for doing data extraction and transformation ElasticSearch. (You can read our introduction to Apache … [Read More...]