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Cloud adoption has significantly increased compared to where we were couple of years ago, however one aspect that still seeds doubts in minds of organizations is security. Should an organization go for a cloud based security for web and email systems or not has been a never ending debate.
Birst recently lured SAP business objects customers and also announced support for NetSuite, providing companies on that platform with advanced analytics and BI tools for the data that is in NetSuite, as well as the opportunity to combine this source of data with other information sources across their organisations. So what better time could we get to catch up with Brad Peters, CEO of Birst to gather his views on where is BI and big data heading.
Our spotlight turns its focus to Inflectra corporation, provider of ALM tools to discuss testing trends and its impact on enterprises. Inflectra is a privately held software company dedicated to helping our customers - large corporations, small businesses, professional services firms, government agencies and individual developers – with the means to effectively and affordably manage their software development lifecycles, so as to decrease the time to market and increase return on investment.
Two key issues that goes against having a successful DevOps with in enterprises are lack of repeatable application deployment management and lack of lean processes that will enable developers just to focus on source code development. One new platform that has put itself forward today to resolve these challenges is CloudMunch DevOps Platform. CloudMunch is one of the 8 start-ups AWS selected to launch at AWS Re:Invent Conference in November, 2012.
Planning, tracking and collaborating on a project can get trickier should there be no use of an appropriate software irrespective of size of project or a business. One such software is Zoho Projects which has seen a big makeover from its current version.
Imagine the number of applications that you have to work today ranging from simple date calendars to helpdesk systems, conference systems, project and task management softwares, emails, office tools and the list can go on. That says that we need integrations to be quite strong for the design of any product so we can use them as we like to simply our lives.
After launching Riak CS that provides distributed cloud storage at any scale has today taken a step ahead and opensourced it simplifying for distributors and enterprises to build public and private storage clouds of their own. This comes along with general availability of Riak CS v1.3 the third release of this cloud storage system.
XebiaLabs, the leading provider of Application Release Automation for the continuous delivery of enterprise software, today released the results of a survey conducted over a four-month period to assess Application Release Automation trends among a key global group of DevOps professionals and C-level executives representing financial services, insurance, healthcare and technology companies with more than 1,000 employees.
Organizations are seeing a huge benefit adopting to DevOps and Continuous Delivery and a variety of ALM applications have come to light in the recent past supporting the very concept. Serena Software is one of the leading player within the pack and no one better than Mark Slater, regional director for the UK and Ireland at Serena Software to have a quick catch up with.
With the innovation around most of the people wish to create something of their own, be it a product or a service. However the biggest challenge is to get to the word "Go". Once you start it, what i do realize is there is a cycle that no matter what, one has to go through before a business starts clicking. Patience and Passion are for sure required in abundance to really come through this cyclic phase.