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Companies are aggressively working to transform their businesses to stay ahead of new digital confirmation. But true digital transformation requires a comprehensive automation platform approach. Workload Automation builds upon and bridges companies’ existing infrastructure, data, and application technology platforms with new digital-first technologies and processes.

Six Key Capabilities to Look for in a Managed File Transfer Solution


Let’s talk about your 24x7x365 business—that’s right, your business is always on. You may go home at 5pm (on a good day), but there are critical business functions happening all the time. And many of these business functions include the transfer of a file. For example, retailers regularly send pricing update files to stores. If that doesn’t happen … [Read more...]

10 Things to Consider When Considering DevOps and Containers


If you haven’t had a chance to read the latest Top 3 report from industry analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) – ‘Ten Priorities for Container Management and DevOps in Production and at Scale in 2018’ – you should. It’s packed with powerful insights that will help your company navigate its digital transformation journey. As EMA puts … [Read more...]

10 Troubling Excuses for Using Oozie with Hadoop Workflows


Now is as good a time as any to think about what you’re going to do differently in 2018 to make it easier to keep up with the demands of big data. A great place to start is to look closely at the tools you’re using for working with Hadoop workflows. Let’s face it — if you’re using Oozie, you’re relying on older technology with limitations and … [Read more...]

DevOps is Here to Stay… Here’s Why


It’s hard to believe 2018 is already here! But as we turn the page on last year, I think it’s especially important to look back and reflect on all we learned. As I finalize my 2018 plans and begin to execute on my 2018 DevOps and Jobs-as-Code strategies, I’m drawn back to some key takeaways from Interop ITX’s ‘2017 State of DevOps’ research … [Read more...]

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


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 Value Leader and the strongest product. In addition, Control-M also received the award for … [Read more...]

Top 18 DevOps Conferences of 2018

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Last updated: 4/18/2018 Whether you are looking to stay on top of emerging trends, hear from some of the top experts in the field, or network with other industry professionals, attending a DevOps conference is an excellent place to start. This list, freshly updated for 2018, will help you choose which conferences to put on your schedule. Each … [Read more...]

IT Orchestration vs Automation: What’s the Difference?


Automation is a buzzy topic in today’s IT world. Whether you work in IT or in another area of the business, you may hear about automating as a way of saving money, improving efficiencies, and removing inherent errors. Often, automation is a term that may be used only partially correctly. In this article, we’re clearing up the differences between … [Read more...]

DevOps in the Cloud


In today’s fast-paced, digital-first business environment, DevOps is rapidly becoming as mainstream as the Cloud. Yet many companies are still grappling with questions around how to implement, foster and benefit from a DevOps culture – particularly in cloud environments. This year, I’ve had the opportunity to attend DevOps events around the world … [Read more...]