Antonio Vargas – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:44:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Antonio Vargas – BMC Blogs 32 32 Do Containers Belong in the CMDB? Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:27 +0000 Containers have been a white-hot topic in software and infrastructure recently. Gartner has predicted that more than half of global enterprises will be running containers in production environments by 2020; it pegged adoption at less than 20% in 2017. Meanwhile, 451 Research expects the application container market to haul in nearly $2.7 billion in revenues […]]]> To Patch or Not to Patch: The Latest on Fighting the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:49 +0000 A few months ago, we wrote about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities discovered in Intel processors and how to address them: primarily, by deploying software patches. But recently, the plot thickened. Microsoft’s Meltdown patch actually made the original vulnerability worse, creating the new “Total Meltdown” vulnerability that puts its predecessor to shame. While the original […]]]> Accelerate Cloud Migration Success with Portfolio Discovery Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:45:50 +0000 Cloud migration can be one of the most important moves an organization makes, bringing new levels of agility, scalability, and cost efficiency—but the journey isn’t always a smooth one. As with any major initiative, it’s crucial to have a well-designed process in place before you begin. Otherwise, the migration is all too likely to take […]]]> 7 Key Requirements for Multi-Cloud Discovery Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:03 +0000 The cloud adds incredible value to the business: scalability, flexibility, cost-effectiveness, the list goes on. But while we talk about cloud as a singular entity, these days it’s anything but. Most businesses run a wide variety of services and applications on multiple types of cloud – including public, private, and hybrid – alongside and in […]]]> 9 Pressing IT Security Challenges – and How to Mitigate Them Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:00:13 +0000 The list of threats that keep IT security professionals up at night can seem almost endless – and it gets longer every day. With the transformation and digitization of business, IT security has never been more important or under more pressure from both internal and external sources. These challenges include: The number and intensity of […]]]> Multi-Cloud Defined: What Is Multi-Cloud, Exactly? Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:00:35 +0000 We’ve been talking about multi-cloud a lot lately here at BMC, and for good reason: managing the complexity of today’s evolving IT environments is what we do. But while the concept of multi-cloud feels intuitive – anyone in IT knows that there certainly isn’t just one cloud out there – the term “multi-cloud” still feels […]]]>