A Look at Trends in DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and the Cloud

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How well your DevOps teams collaborate can make a big impact on digital business and your company’s bottom line. In fact, according to research by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), companies that rated their DevOps interactions as excellent or above average were more than 10 times as likely to have experienced double-digit revenue growth … [Read more...]

DevOps Best Practices for Enterprise Architecture

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Going Digital with Devops Keeping customers happy is a top priority for enterprise organizations and critical to staying ahead of the competition. Since nearly every interaction with customers is digital, this means delivering a steady stream of new and compelling applications and services and ensuring that every customers’ experience is … [Read more...]

Docker Production Deployment Security Considerations

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Part of our series on Docker. Check out How to Introduce Docker Containers in Enterprise, Docker 101, and Top 4 Docker Management Tips Docker has been garnering a lot of attention in the enterprise world, and rightfully so. Companies are looking at it and adopting (at least in development environments) at a rate not often seen in in the … [Read more...]

Cloud Lifecycle Management: How Fast Can You Cycle?

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In the world of professional cycling, sadly, remarkable feats are often met with suspicion. While some cyclists have won by virtue of talent, commitment, and massive amounts of training, others have gained an edge by other far less noble tactics. Today’s enterprise IT teams are locked in some pretty brutal races, facing inordinate and … [Read more...]

The Operations Impact of Bimodal IT

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Bimodal IT is an organizational model that segments IT services into two categories based on application requirements, maturity, and criticality. One category, deemed Mode 1, is designated as traditional, emphasizing the scalability, efficiency, safety, and accuracy that IT operations has always strived for—providing a stable infrastructure. The … [Read more...]

How to Unlock Enterprise IT Gridlock

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“We can get you a new virtual machine in about 6 weeks.” “Approval of a new data attribute is a standard 100 hours.” “One year and a million dollars.” How often do you find yourselves facing this conundrum? Why can coordinating resources between development and operations teams resemble Dhaka, Bangladesh (above) at rush hour? The reasons … [Read more...]