Tag Archives: Cloud Applications

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

What’s the cost of build versus buy DevOps?


Nearly every business today relies on faster, innovative technology to succeed in the marketplace. How about the coffee you drink, or the movie you’re watching, or the phone on which you’re watching it? Name every business or walk of life. You can argue that technology serves to make it better. If DevOps helps deliver the best services and experiences to you, then should companies making the coffee, movies, and phones also make their own DevOps solutions? Read More

Semantic versioning and auto updates: Your backbone to innovate


Versioning is a critical part of software development. It gains in importance as team sizes and complexity of projects scale. Tools like Perforce, Subversion, GitHub, which attracts the most users, address this challenge. Imagine the challenge of managing version control for software automation. In the soon to come release in ElasticBox, we addressed versioning challenges in a big way. Read More

Extend VMWare Private Cloud Benefits while Embracing Public Clouds

Extend VMWare Private Cloud Benefits while Embracing Public Clouds_logoVisit us at VMworld 2013, Booth #543, to see the latest release of ElasticBox, v2.0. Learn how you can extend the benefits of your VMWare private cloud deployment while embracing public clouds. Just like how Netflix and other customers have done, you can get the following benefits immediately!

  1. Separate application definition from the underlying cloud infrastructure, whether it is VMWare private cloud or public cloud such as AWS, Rackspace,  HP Cloud, or Microsoft Azure.
  2. Deliver self-service catalog for applications and services across these heterogeneous clouds.

  3. Ensure consistency between development, quality assurance, staging, and production environments
  4. Apply policy-based access control and resource allocation to provision heterogeneous cloud environments and dynamically scale infrastructure to address business needs.

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