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Meeting the DevOps Challenge: Lessons from Five Tech Leaders

Agility has become a cornerstone of software development. For a decade or so, the Agile development method has transformed the way organizations scope, build and deploy software. Instead of exhaustive engineering specs that take...

Bridging the IT Skills Gap
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Bridging the IT Skills Gap

Despite a nearly 7 percent national unemployment rate, the unemployment rate in IT hovers just below 3 percent, according to a Dice report. Among IT hiring managers, 62% report that filling open positions is taking longer than it...

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Building the “Cloud of Clouds” with CERN

The issue of interoperability is as old as computing itself. In the cloud era, the impact of being able to federate identities and leverage resources from across public and private clouds has the potential to revolutionize...

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How is Downtime Impacting Your Bottom Line?

Recently, we crunched the numbers in our “How Downtime Impacts the Bottom Line” infographic and found that downtime incidents were increasing as a result of the growing complexity of modern IT. The findings revealed that incidents...

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Five Ways Cloud Security Has Changed in 2014

The landscape of cloud security is shifting. At Alert Logic, we publish an annual Cloud Security Report, and this year's trends are particularly relevant to IT professionals working to secure applications in the cloud.

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Cloud Tools to Enhance Your Application Performance

The cloud ecosystem has given rise to a variety of tools and services that can be easily plugged into applications. Rather that writing code to monitor, load test and/or optimize your cloud environment, consider implementing some of...

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4 Benefits of Moving Traditional Enterprise Apps to the Cloud

To cloud or not to cloud? Today, that is the question on the minds of enterprise IT departments, many of which depend heavily on traditional applications for their day-to-day operations.

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4 Smart Ways to Architect Your Apps in the Cloud

Flexibility and scalability have long been drivers for cloud adoption. But to achieve the full benefits of on-demand compute resources, applications must be developed in a fundamentally different way.

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