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Enterprise container platforms, Part IV: Embarking on your container journey

Written by Juergen Loeb | January 7, 2020 | Business transformation, Cloud, Open source

In this series so far, we’ve gone over how microservices and containers work together to save time and money in enterprise IT environments; how container platforms challenge IT leaders to rethink IT infrastructure composition and deliver resources to lines of business; and key elements to keep in mind when implementing a container platform. Now, are ...read more


Enterprise container platforms, Part III: Building applications with microservices in an evolving production environment

Written by Juergen Loeb | November 21, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Open source

The use of containers as a deployment vehicle for applications is on the rise. In fact, IDC says that by 2022, the acceleration of legacy application modernization and net-new development in Europe will lead to 30 percent of production applications being cloud-native1 using microservices, containers and dynamic orchestration. This means that most containers will still ...read more


Is time spent supporting open source technology slowing innovation?

Written by Adam Kleiner | November 12, 2019 | Cloud, Open source

New data suggests opportunities gained by offloading support ...read more


Enterprise container platforms, Part II: Risk, reward and rethinking IT for the next generation

Written by Juergen Loeb | October 29, 2019 | Application modernization, Manage cloud, Open source

The benefits of enterprise container platforms are ultimately a product of the business becoming faster with new, cloud-native applications and simplifying access to resources. But to make this happen, enterprise IT leaders must embrace agile, cloud-enabled technology that reflects business requirements for compliance, security and control. Risk and investment Let’s step out of IT for ...read more


5 ways to ensure your enterprise applications are ready for a multicloud world

Written by Pritpal Arora | October 8, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Open source

Driving digital transformation and economies of scale with containerization and microservices ...read more


Enterprise container platforms, Part I: Why IT leaders are embracing the microservices revolution

Written by Juergen Loeb | October 1, 2019 | Application modernization, Open source

I used to think of container platform services as an evolution of existing virtualization products; just a new way to provide access to infrastructure resources. But the more time I spend with these technologies, the more I see them as catalysts, quickly revolutionizing the way we consume and deliver IT services. Now I believe that ...read more


How data center challenges may hinder digital transformation

Written by Adam Kleiner | September 26, 2019 | Journey to cloud, Multivendor management, Open source

Analyst report paints a picture of how IT leaders are thinking about the data center in context of hybrid cloud ...read more


Q&A: How open source is shaking up the IT landscape

Written by Camilla Sharpe | August 20, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Open source

Open source software has become a critical player in the IT world, where 96 percent of commercial applications now include some kind of open source component. Open source technology gives users unprecedented freedom to tailor source code to specific needs and share new versions with other users. The results of this dynamic, open collaboration can ...read more


Application containerization, Part I: The silver bullet for enterprise digital transformation

Written by Dewakar Manickam | August 8, 2019 | Cloud, Digital reinvention, Open source

After months of meticulous planning, business strategy iterations, acquisition of project funding and business approvals, and analyzing competitor portfolios, products and services, you’ve finally launched a great product — only to find out a competitor was ahead of the game. One of your customers requested a feature addition to a B2C application but it required ...read more