Category Archives: Cloud Application Management

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

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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

What to Expect in Cloud Management for 2016

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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

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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

Real DevOps Value vs Hype: Survey Highlights

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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 Devops.com, we recently conducted a survey to explore how real the DevOps promise is for enterprises.
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On a mission for hyper-growth: Preview one-click deploy and container orchestration

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Faster time-to-market is a sure strategy to grow a business. App deployment automation gets you there. Which is why we’re in the business to automate deployments. Whatever applications power your business — on premises, in public, or hybrid clouds — we help lower virtual infrastructure costs, operational overhead, and create more time for engineers to innovate freely. Read More

What biotech service Cytobank did to save $$$ and boost efficiency

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Today, we are proud to highlight the success story of one of our biotech customers, Cytobank. Cytobank is a cloud biopharma service that supports research labs around the world. We spoke to Robin Lee Powell, Director of IT Operations at Cytobank who shared how they leverage ElasticBox to save on infrastructure costs and increase team efficiency. Read More

How to achieve the top 3 IT Ops objectives

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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

3 steps to connect service bindings of complex deployments

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Bindings make it easy to connect services together. They enable components of large-scale, multi-tier applications to interconnect in a virtual cloud deployment that can span hybrid clouds. Recently, ElasticBox made bindings even more powerful. Now at deploy time, services can automatically detect dependencies — with the help of binding tags. Read More

Open DevOps automation catalog for cloud deployments — now available

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ElasticBox brings you public boxes, a knowledge repository of sample deployments for popular application stacks. Public boxes are now freely available to all. Explore simplified automation and deploy in minutes without writing code. Read More

Large-scale continuous deployment Jenkins tutorial for hybrid clouds

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Are you at the Jenkins conference this week? We’re excited to be there as a sponsor and meet many of you who work on continuous deployments (CD). Our goal is to help you achieve CD without writing scripts or doing manual grunt work. To that end, we want to showcase full CD automation for your use-cases using Jenkins and ElasticBox. A simple Todo Node.js application tutorial demonstrates the CD automation in this post. Read More