All posts by Mike Jones

The cloud application cycle is broken — can it be fixed?

Cloud application lifecycle is broken

I’ve had the honor of sitting in the same room with many customers and prospects who share their business models and technology challenges. In the exact words of one of our customers, “Our cloud deployment is a horrendous process.” From others, “Our developers work in their own private cloud, and they send us the release code and it takes us days to weeks to get it running in production.”

Doesn’t the cloud promise faster, more agile development with reduced costs? Why then isn’t this promise being fulfilled at most companies adopting DevOps and cloud? Read More

3 strategies for developers to buy in an enterprise


Foreword: Michael Jones joined us this month to head sales at ElasticBox. He brings over 20 years of seasoned sales leadership. Most recently at Crittercism he was responsible for building their global direct and channel sales. Prior to that, he held senior sales leadership positions at Intersoly, Keynote Systems, Splunk, and AppDynamics. Welcome, Mike! Here’s his introductory blog on a topic close to his heart, sales. Read More