Stephen Watts
What is “Data Center Colocation”? Data Center Colocation Explained
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

The decision to move, expand or consolidate your data center is one that must be weighed in the context of cost, operational reliability and of course, security. With these considerations in mind, more companies are finding that colocation offers the solution they need without the hassle of managing their own data center. Also known simply as “colo,” data center colocation refers to a service provided by companies that offer a shared, secure space for enterprise businesses to store hardware related to data storage and other equipment. The enterprise customer engages with the colo company in a way that is similar to a rental relationship with a property manager whereby a customer rents space in the facility to store equipment. The customer usually supplies the equipment: servers … [Read More]

EMA RADAR Report for Workload Automation Names Control-M a 2017 Value Leader and Strongest Product
BY Basil FaruquiBasil Faruqui

We’re really pleased because once again, Control-M soared to the top of the Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) Radar for Workload Automation. The report, which evaluated 14 vendors and included interviews with 100 business users, rated Control-M as a 2017 … [Read More...]

Apache Redis In Memory Database
BY Walker RoweWalker Rowe

Architecture Redis is a distributed in-memory database. It stores data in key, value pairs. There are no tables, schema, or collections. Redis processes data in memory but stores it on disk. Processing it in memory means it is very fast, because there are … [Read More...]

Top 7 Agile Certifications for 2018
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

Agile has become an important methodology for enterprise organizations looking for an incremental approach to software development and project management. Not surprisingly, this has led to increased demand for IT professionals who possess strong knowledge of … [Read More...]

What is Sprint Zero? Sprint Zero Explained
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

The benefits of applying Agile are clear and far-reaching. These include: Improved product quality Higher customer satisfaction ratings Increased control over project development Faster turnaround of ROI Fewer risks Overall, Agile simplifies the … [Read More...]

Service Management AI
Service-Management im Zeitalter von künstlicher Intelligenz und maschinellem Lernen
BY Vidhya SrinivasanVidhya Srinivasan

Der Wandel Mitarbeiter. Prozess. Technologie. Diese drei Punkte bilden das goldene Dreieck einer erfolgreichen Transformation. Beim ersten und beim letzten findet gerade ein drastischer Wandel statt. Immer mehr Millennials treten in die Arbeitswelt ein. … [Read More...]

Service Management AI
La gestion de services à l’ère de l’intelligence artificielle et de l’apprentissage automatisé
BY Vidhya SrinivasanVidhya Srinivasan

Les notions de personnel, processus et technologie évoluent : ces trois éléments sont les piliers d'une transformation réussie. Le premier et le dernier d'entre eux sont actuellement soumis à d'importants changements. La génération Y arrive sur le marché … [Read More...]

Service Management AI
La gestión de servicios en la era de la inteligencia artificial y el aprendizaje automático
BY Vidhya SrinivasanVidhya Srinivasan

El cambio Personas. Proceso. Tecnología. Esas tres palabras son el triángulo de oro para el éxito de la transformación. Las primeras y la última están experimentando cambios drásticos en estos mismos instantes. Los «millenials» están accediendo al mercado … [Read More...]

REST vs CRUD: What’s The Difference?
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

Some of the confusion around REST and CRUD has to do with the overlapping of basic commands mandated by both processes. This is further amplified by the Rails community embracing REST and its GET, PUT, POST nature. Savvy developers can see glaring … [Read More...]

IT Leaders Highlight Their Key Multi-Cloud Challenges in New BMC Survey
BY BMC SoftwareBMC Software

Rapid adoption of multiple public and private cloud services and infrastructure has created complexity that is amplifying traditional pressures placed on digital businesses. In August, 2017, BMC, along with research firm opinion.life, conducted a survey of … [Read More...]

What is Serverless Architecture? Serverless Architecture Explained
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

Many experts believe that serverless computing is the future, as mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications continue to fuel demand for serverless architecture, coupled with the growing need to integrate cloud applications with mobile and desktop … [Read More...]