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IT Operations is an activity business do to use IT technology within their organization. Traditionally focussing on keeping the lights on, IT Operations falls into three areas: servicedesk, network infrastructure and server and device management. With modern technology, less time is spent on running, and more on changing IT. Simpler, commoditized cloud services remove much of the day-to-day work sysadmins do to keep the lights on, meaning more time can be spent supporting the business with project and initiatives and changing and optimizing IT resources as a result.

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Fluentd – logs everything from everywhere

Every component in your application landscape should log (part of) its activity for troubleshooting and security auditing purposes. This helps developers check debug logs when they are developing an application, or...
Overriding variables in Terraform

Overriding variables in Terraform

Continuing on with our series of posts about Terraform and the vagaries about language usage. This post is a result of a question we were asked regarding overriding variables in Terraform...
VMware acquires Datrium and Blue Medora

VMware acquires Datrium and Blue Medora

VMware has been digging deep into their pocket change this week with not one but two acquisition announcements. Firstly VMware announced their intention to acquire Datrium, a data storage and resilience...
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Choose the right cloud provider: 7 considerations

It should be no surprise: cloud providers have quickly become the platform of choice for IT-savvy organizations. In the last couple of years, more and more organizations jumped ship and started...
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Meet Pulumi: infrastructure management with your favorite programming language

Since Infrastructure as Code is now the defacto standard to set up and maintain infrastructure, the number of tools to do this and frameworks grows. Perhaps all organizations know CloudFormation for...
7 Steps to simplify migrating architectures to the cloud

Whitepaper: 7 Steps to simplify migrating architectures to the cloud

Face it: most IT architectures are complicated. And if you’re considering migrating to the cloud, you’re right to be concerned about the vast changes that will be required of your architecture—and your...
The App Factory A slow movement towards rapid change

The App Factory: A slow movement towards rapid change

Download this whitepaper to learn how to remove silos and increase visibility. As the increasing need for dependable applications proliferates across nearly every industry, many organizations rush to release apps that do...
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GitLab ramps up channel and partner investment with launch of new partner program

Today Amazic, a trusted supplier and solution advisor for partners, announced they have joined forces with GitLab, the single application for the DevOps lifecycle, to accelerate DevOps practice buildout and go-to-market...
Terraform 0.13.0

HashiCorp is in the update vibe, Terraform 0.13 inbound

Coming rapidly on the heels of the 1.4 release of Vault and the 1.8 beta release of Consul, HashiCorp today announced that version 0.13 of Terraform is imminent, with a public...
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A journey to the cloud: business challenges

Moving to the cloud is not easy. Challenges include security concerns, required technical skills and high costs if you're not optimizing workloads for how the cloud works best (and is billed). As...