How to Leverage Data Virtualization in Test Data Management

We’ve seen the benefits that digital businesses can get by adopting DevOps methods for application development. At the same time, the substantial importance of business applications cries out for the fastest, most efficient development resources. If DevOps is about collaboration and process, application execution and output are all about the power and capabilities of technology.

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Effective Test Data Management: Music to a DBA’s Ears

There is no better way to hear from potential end-users than at a Trade Show, and  Oracle Open World (OOW) in San Francisco is a great example of this. At our booth last year we had the opportunity to talk to teams of DBAs from a very wide range of enterprise organizations and hear about their day to day frustrations.

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Tech Field Day 11 Visits Actifio HQ for a Copy Data Virtualization Deep Dive

Last week at Actifio World Headquarters in Waltham, MA, we hosted a dozen technology industry thought leaders for Tech Field Day, a technical deep dive session led by our CEO, Ash Ashutosh, our VP of Solutions Architecture, Brylan Achilles and our VP of Product Marketing, Chandra Reddy.

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Virtualization is Eating the Datacenter and Data is the Entrée

Technology breaks in waves; some bigger than others. Virtualization is a big wave. It changes how we think about technology and how we do it. Virtualization is both a great advancement and an immense disruption.

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The Definitive Question: Should Your Organization Adopt DevOps?

Digital businesses depend on information intelligence. Most of that intelligence comes from applications. So, why are so many businesses missing the application streamlining opportunity that comes from DevOps? That collaborative blend of application developers and IT operations is a culture shift that breaks down silos and promotes accelerated development. Becoming a digital business means way more than having the right technology. It’s the right mix of fast, smooth operations resting on an intelligent information base. That’s the idea of DevOps. That and bigger profits.

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Welcome, EMC. Again.

This week at EMCWorld, EMC announced a Copy Data Management solution. If you think you’ve heard this before, it’s not déjà vu. EMC has announced the imminent arrival of their copy data solution not once, but twice before.

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What Is Copy Data?

It’s not uncommon that we become so immersed in what we do every day that we fail to recognize that others may not understand our work. The idea of “copy data” and its importance to fundamental changes in how IT runs is just such an example. So, since we are often asked to explain, we decided that a blog post would be one good way to clarify.

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Transform Your Business with Data Virtualization: A Four Step Process

This post was initially written for Datanami; the original can be found here.

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IT Trends Shaping the Industry – and the Role of Data Virtualization

The world of enterprise IT is ever changing, and with the turn of every new year IT teams around the world seize the opportunity to examine the latest technology trends and how they might be able to adopt them for their own organizations. So what are the driving trends in IT this year? The German Digital Association “Bitkom” wanted to know more about this and asked companies directly. The results, presented at the end of January, are:

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Engineer to Engineer: How to Make the Jump into Business Leadership

This post is written by David Chang, SVP of Products and cofounder of Actifio.

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