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Top CloudOps Challenges and the Impact to Digital Transformation

Leading enterprises in different industries utilize CloudOps as a core part of their operations. This is thanks to the agility, risk mitigation, automated security, and downtime management that moving to the cloud can provide. However, moving to the Cloud does come with its fair share of challenges.


8 Most Common Cloud Migration Mistakes to Avoid

Enterprises that wish to move from outdated and inefficient infrastructures such as unreliable firewalls, aging servers, and outdated hardware are making the wise decision to embrace cloud computing.

Cloud computing offers enterprises what they need to improve real-time performance and achieve greater efficiency. However, they must perform the cloud migration process with the right planning and execution to ensure the cloud solution aligns with their business requirements.


System Outages: Top 8 Causes and How They Affect IT Operations

“High outage rates haven’t changed significantly. One in five organizations report experiencing a ‘serious’ or ‘severe’ outage (involving significant financial losses, reputational damage, compliance breaches and in some severe cases, loss of life) in the past three years, marking a slight upward trend in the prevalence of major outages.”


The Kung Fu of Change Risk Intelligence

“I seek not to know the answers but to understand the questions.” - Kwai Chang Caine, AKA grasshopper in Kung Fu TV Series

“Those who are unaware they are walking in darkness will never seek the light.” - Bruce Lee, Martial Arts Master, and Creator of Jeet Kune Do


What is Value Stream Management and Why Is It Important for DevOps

Software delivery poses new challenges for teams across all types of large enterprises due to  increasing complexity. However, such deliveries must continue because they are a core part of operations.

Leading software companies and large enterprises alike can’t stop innovating or pushing for faster development because the need to perform and  remain competitive is ever present. To do this, you must offer greater value for your clients while using fewer resources. This can be difficult due to the challenges associated with aligning business objectives with IT operations.


What are Zero Day Threats and How to Handle Them?

What are Zero Day Threats?

A zero day threat or zero day exploit is an attack which takes advantage of a vulnerability in a program. This is essentially a security hole that doesn’t have a patch or fix in place. When the flaw is discovered, developers have zero days to fix it. This is due to the potentially hundreds or thousands of hackers looking to exploit such vulnerabilities in software.


It’s Time to Turn and Face the Changes…

(Turn and face the strain)
(Oh, look out you rock 'n rollers)” – David Bowie

“It's been a long
A long time coming
But I know a change gonna come
Oh, yes it will” – Sam Cooke


10 Ways AI Can Help Enterprise IT

Businesses around the world have recognized the benefits of AI for IT. A Narrative Science and the National Business Research Institute survey showed that 61% of companies surveyed, adopted AI in 2018. That same survey showed that the number had increased dramatically in comparison to 2017, when adoption stood at only 38%. The latest reports by McKinsey and IBM show that AI adoption is continuing at a steady pace. Both reports show that a majority of companies have now adopted AI in some shape or form.


What is SRE and 6 Reasons You Should Care

Ever since Google first implemented SRE in 2003, thousands of site reliability engineers were hired by the company. Google’s authoritative implementation of this operations methodology has motivated others to follow suit.


5 Ways Leading IT-Focused Giants Have Adopted a DevOps Culture

DevOps models have redefined how many enterprise organizations perform business operations. This combination of philosophies, tools, and practices is supposed to improve your ability to swiftly provide services and applications to your customers and end users. And this improved efficiency enables you to offer better customer service and gain a competitive edge in your respective markets.