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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How DevOps Can Crush Application Release Cycles

We were recently joined for a Webinar by Jay Lyman of 451 Research. Our purpose was to highlight results from a 451 Research project and share some specific insights about enterprise DevOps and cloud adoption. I also presented an overview of how Actifio helps streamline and automate DevOps. I’ll summarize Jay’s key points here but I encourage anyone interested in the topic to view the entire webinar which includes the Actifio DevOps capabilities overview. Link.

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Orange is the new Black in Application Development

For a moment, put yourself solely in the shoes of an application ‘end-user.’

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5 Key Priorities That Are Top of Mind for CIOs in 2016

CIOs and their IT organizations are faced with endless demands on their time and resources, so it's critically important to focus on identifying and solving the big issues that really matter most to them. With over 1200 customers around the world, Actifio’s customer success team is in regular communication with IT leaders and their teams as they work together to address their biggest technology and business concerns. Combined with these interactions, we’ve explored the latest industry research and discovered the top priorities and areas of concern for CIOs around the world in 2016.

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8 Essential Best Practices for Building a Hybrid Cloud

If you’re looking to transform your business, look no further than the hybrid cloud. Pursuing a hybrid cloud strategy combines the computing control brought by a private cloud, with the flexibility achieved by the public cloud. The benefits to your business that can be derived from building a hybrid cloud depends on the amount of time and effort you put into designing, building, implementing, and monitoring your solution.

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