Laura Shiff – BMC Blogs BMC Software Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:26:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Laura Shiff – BMC Blogs 32 32 Containers in the Multi-Cloud Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:10 +0000 As more and more organizations utilize containers in their production environments, there is an increased demand for cloud infrastructures that support their use. Many companies have chosen to adopt multi-cloud strategies for a variety of reasons, and while this technology is highly beneficial, it is necessary to understand all of the benefits and limitations associated […]]]> Microservices: An Introduction to Monolithic vs Microservices Architecture (MSA) Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:04 +0000 Microservices, also known as microservice architecture, are a specific method of designing software systems that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services. The main idea behind microservices is that some types of applications are easier to build and maintain when they are broken down into many small pieces that work together. Each […]]]> Public vs Private Blockchains: What’s the Difference? Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:41 +0000 Blockchain, the underlying technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, is quickly gaining popularity in the digital space. More and more companies are recognizing its revolutionary potential and are choosing to adopt this new technology for their daily operations, making blockchain less of a buzzword and more of a forward-thinking mantra. In short, a blockchain is a […]]]> The State of the CIO in 2018 Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:37 +0000 In previous years, the main priorities of the chief information officer were to support business as organizations developed backend technology as well as to “keep the lights on”. These leaders were seen as trusted operators that focused almost exclusively on providing operational discipline while enabling technologies that were efficient, cost-effective, and reliable. As digital continues […]]]> Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:33 +0000 In order to provide the latest updates surrounding the security information and event management- SIEM- market, leading research group Gartner releases a yearly report with the top vendors for organizations to consider: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). Defined by the customer’s need to analyze event data in real-time for the […]]]> Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:46 +0000 Being recognized as one of the top vendors in the software industry by esteemed research group Gartner is no easy feat, with small and large organizations alike competing for the title. As usual, the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms has provided some interesting findings and unique talking points, with a […]]]> Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 2018 Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:34 +0000 Every year, organizations and industry experts alike eagerly anticipate the findings released from Gartner research group regarding their Magic Quadrants, and this year’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service is no different. The Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS 2018 is shown here: Amazon Web Services is named as the leader again for the […]]]> Enterprise Blockchain: 4 Ways Blockchain Can Be Used in the Digital Enterprise Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:12 +0000 Blockchain. It seems it’s a word that’s on the minds and lips of everyone these days, yet due to its infancy in the business world, is still highly misunderstood by a majority of employees, including CEOs. In fact, according to a recent survey conducted by HSBC, 59% of respondents hadn’t even heard of blockchain. While […]]]> Complete Guide to Google Cloud Next 2018 Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:49 +0000 JULY 24-26, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, CA FULL CONFERENCE PASS $1,499 Google Cloud Next 2018 is a three day global conference that brings together thousands of the brightest and most innovative thinkers in the world. Whether you are a CEO, a developer, or just someone who is passionate about learning solutions and ideas for the next […]]]> Complete Guide to AWS re:Invent 2018 Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Each year, Amazon Web Services re:Invent takes the conference scene by storm and this year will be no different. Spanning seven different buildings in the fabulous Las Vegas, with attendance expected to top 40,000 people, it is definitely an event that will exceed all of your expectations. However, something of this size can quickly become […]]]>