All posts by Brannan Matherson

Kubernetes Seattle meetup recap: Building systems and containers management

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Coming off another successful meetup, we had lots of productive engagement from the Kubernetes Seattle meetup group this past week. This event was organized by Matt Baldwin of StackPointCloud, which focuses on DevOps tooling for deploying and managing a Kubernetes cluster on any cloud. Many thanks to his group and Google for hosting us as we truly enjoyed being at “The Center of the Universe”. Read More

CloudBlazers Meetup recap: Managing containers in the enterprise

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Finishing up an impactful meetup last week, we were honored to host the Cloud Blazers Meetup Group.  With a focus on how containers can be used within the enterprise for both IT and developers, we kicked off the discussion and heard thoughts from Perspica, Google and Rackspace. Read More

Leonteq Enables Self-Service of Infrastructure and Applications


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Everyday new applications and services are requested and requires IT provisioning to deliver differentiated value back to the business as well as to end-customers. Leonteq is the latest customer to publicly share how IT is approaching the challenges of rapid deployment and management of modern applications across varying cloud infrastructures. Being an industry leader in technologies for investment solutions within the financial services sector, they have been addressing challenges with disparate infrastructure resources, exploding requests for services and a diverse set of application tools. Read More

ElasticKube brings authentication, user management and repeatable deployment for container services on Kubernetes clusters


With so much angst in the market over new and innovative ways to deliver cloud application services, ElasticBox has joined the open source community by introducing an entirely new project focused on container management called ElasticKube. Read More

New ElasticBox Updates: Visual Insights and Custom Box Branding


With the latest update from ElasticBox, we have introduced two unique capabilities to improve the user experience and surface insights gathered from application operations to make informed business decisions. Read More

What to Expect in Cloud Management for 2016


We’ve seen a lot of changes throughout the year, and cloud adoption has grown significantly among enterprises. The impact to IT organizations has kept the vendor ecosystem extremely busy with evaluations, consulting and POCs throughout the industry – infrastructure, management, applications and services. Check out what I’ve learned and what I’m predicting for the coming year. Read More

ElasticBox 3.5: Delivers Leading Hybrid Cloud Management for Business Critical Applications


New application architecture visualization advances enterprise deployment and management

We’ve heard your feedback loud and clear. And as such, today marks the formal release of ElasticBox 3.5 which is filled with new capabilities to enable IT to drive value, productivity and confidence throughout the enterprise. As a result, we continue to focus on the enhancements that simplifies the daily routine of IT experts by providing a highly adaptive model for standardizing the process of deployments and environment provisioning. Read More

IT Insights from AWS re:Invent 2015

Reflecting on an exciting week at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, it was very interesting to hear what is on customers’ minds. With the many announcements around how Amazon is empowering the ecosystem to help companies adopt the cloud on their terms, many of the 19,000 attendees and IT professionals filled the expo hall to learn how traditional services can be built and migrated for cloud use. Read More

Real DevOps Value vs Hype: Survey Highlights


Here’s a question for you: Does DevOps measure up to your expectations? Sure, several surveys in the last year or two have established DevOps as a hot trend. Even as DevOps adoption is on the rise, a look at the tools that software development and release teams use and their perceived value, reveals deeper DevOps trends. That’s why together with, we recently conducted a survey to explore how real the DevOps promise is for enterprises.
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How to achieve the top 3 IT Ops objectives


Back from an exciting week at the Jenkins User Conference in Santa Clara, I want to thank all of you who stopped by the ElasticBox booth to share your thoughts and questions.  From the 600+ attendees representing various enterprises, some key themes emerged that reflect their IT organizational challenges and objectives. I’ll go over the top three. Read More