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Top 5 Principles in Becoming ‘Agile’ During Digital Transformation

James Boyd, Director, Opportune LLP News
  • Organizations embarking on a digital transformation utilizing Agile concepts should give close consideration to these principles and the accompanying Do's and Don'ts.
    By James Boyd, Director, Opportune LLP , 12/17/2018

5 Ways to Improve Video and Real-time Enterprise Apps

John Knopf, VP Products, NetMotion Commentary
  • By taking a more proactive approach to mobile worker connectivity, enterprises can not only significantly improve productivity but also decrease company support costs.
    By John Knopf, VP Products, NetMotion , 11/23/2018

Workflow UX Design Part 2: Building a Positive User Experience

Brett Johnson News
  • Iterative feedback between users and developers, as well as good documentation, will help ensure workflow automation is successful.
    By Brett Johnson , 11/08/2018

A Tale of Two DCs for Supply Chains: Distribution and Data Centers

Rick Vanover News
  • Supply chains need IT systems that are highly available, and in an era in which most organizations rely on distributed data centers and cloud services, that’s become a far more complex task.
    By Rick Vanover , 11/05/2018

Application Security – A Shared Responsibility in the Cloud?

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • The bulk of attacks today are moving up the stack. They may be moving up the stack because app owners aren’t paying attention to their share of security in the cloud.
    By Lori MacVittie , 10/30/2018

Workflow UX Design Part 1: Personas

Brett Johnson News
  • Automation is becoming essential in most organizations. The key to adoption is a positive user experience. This requires identifying and meeting the differing needs of the individuals involved.
    By Brett Johnson , 10/29/2018

9 Best Practices for Managing Infrastructure in a Containerized Environment

CYNTHIA HARVEY Slideshow
  • Containers may make life easier for developers, but they can complicate matters for the operations team. These best practices can help.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 10/11/2018

Why Orchestration Does Not Equal Automation

Patrick Moore, Director of Network Automation Strategy, Itential Commentary
  • Orchestration is often used interchangeably with automation. The reality is these terms are very different. Understanding the distinction is important. It’s time to set the record straight.
    By Patrick Moore, Director of Network Automation Strategy, Itential , 10/09/2018

Monitoring Windows Services for Free

Tony Fortunato News
  • Network analysts cannot simply rely on existing solutions when troubleshooting problems. Get creative and build your own Windows services monitoring tool.
    By Tony Fortunato , 10/05/2018

Move to the Cloud with Microsoft and Live Happily Ever After -- Maybe

Jeff Kalberg, Chief Technology Evangelist, IGEL Commentary
  • Windows 10 in the cloud offers long-term benefits. However, it is paramount to address infrastructure issues before making the Windows desktop to the cloud move.
    By Jeff Kalberg, Chief Technology Evangelist, IGEL , 10/04/2018

Getting Multi-cloud Right with Per-app Architectures

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • How by-the-app solutions can tackle common cloud migration roadblocks including ramp up, risk management, and operational overhead.
    By Lori MacVittie , 10/02/2018

Test Web Page Load Time with a Free Chrome Extension

Tony Fortunato News
  • A walk-through shows you how to use a free Chrome extension to measure web page loading times.
    By Tony Fortunato , 9/26/2018

DevOps is an Operational Strategy, Not a Project

Brett Johnson Commentary
  • DevOps projects fall under infrastructure management but need to be treated as internal application development. With adequate planning, workflow code can be updated rapidly as part of an operational role.
    By Brett Johnson , 9/21/2018

Is QoS Becoming Irrelevant?

Terry Slattery News
  • Changes in applications and their locations are conspiring to make it increasingly difficult to implement QoS.
    By Terry Slattery , 9/12/2018

When Testing, Get Active

Tony Fortunato News
  • When troubleshooting application performance issues, ping alone may not detect the problem. That’s where active testing can help.
    By Tony Fortunato , 9/07/2018

451 Research: Containers A $2.7 Billion Market By 2020

Charles Babcock News
  • Report reveals that containers are the fast-growing part of the cloud technologies market.
    By Charles Babcock , 1/12/2017

The Cloud In 2017: Unleashing The Apps

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • Services that support applications and hosted in the network will be the new focus for enterprise cloud migration.
    By Lori MacVittie , 1/04/2017

Managing The Hybrid Data Center

Kong Yang Commentary
  • Kong Yang suggests a way to navigate the digital transformation era through efficient IT lifecycle management.
    By Kong Yang , 12/09/2016

DevOps And Code Management

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • This excerpt from Joakim Verona’s "Practical DevOps" covers code control, including repositories like GitHub.
    By Packt Publishing , 12/08/2016

Tech Talent Shortage Holding Back Business

Marcia Savage News
  • Survey shows hiring managers face challenges in filling IT positions, impacting the bottom line.
    By Marcia Savage , 12/06/2016