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Moving Forward Without Looking Back One of the biggest challenges with adopting a DevOps mentality is: new applications are easily adapted to cloud-native, microservice-based, or containerized architectures - they can be built for them - but old applications need complex refactoring. On the other hand, these new technologies can require relearning or adapting new, oftentimes more complex, methodologies and tools to be ready for production. In his general session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, Solutions Marketing Manager at Nutanix, explored how Nutanix is bringing these sides together - agility for pets, governance for cattle - in a single unified platform. With this combined approach, Nutanix removes silos - both technological and human - propelling your applications to a new level. Speaker Bio Chris Brown has 6 years of IT experience, with the... (more)

Andi Mann Joins @CloudEXPO NY Faculty | @Splunk @AndiMann #DevOps #Monitoring #MachineLearning

DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Andi Mann joined the faculty of CloudEXPO's "10-Year Anniversary Event" which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, is an accomplished digital business executive with extensive global expertise as a strategist, technologist, innovator, marketer, and communicator. For over 30 years across five continents, he has built success with Fortune 500 corporations, vendors, governments, and as a leading research analyst and consultant. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Making Data-Driven Decisions for Better DevOps Outcomes DevOps promotes continuous improvement through a culture of collaboration. But in real terms, how do you: Integrate activities across diverse teams and services? Make objective decisions with system-wide visibility? Use feedback lo... (more)

Sanjeev Sharma Joins @CloudEXPO NY Faculty | @IBMDevOps @SD_Architect #DevOps #SRE #GoogleSRE

DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Sanjeev Sharma joined the faculty of CloudEXPO's "10-Year Anniversary Event" which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City. Sanjeev has been a CloudEXPO / DevOpsSummit faculty member since 2014. Sanjeev Sharma is an internationally known DevOps and Cloud Transformation thought leader, technology executive, and author. Sanjeev's industry experience includes tenures as CTO, Technical Sales leader, and Cloud Architect leader. As an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Sanjeev is recognized at the highest levels of IBM's core of technical leaders. Sanjeev provides leadership to drive the adoption of cutting edge solutions, architectures and strategies for Cloud and DevOps transformations, and advises C-level and senior technical executives leading these transformations. Sanjeev just published his 2nd book ‘DevOps Adoption ... (more)

Speaking Opportunities at @DevOpsSummit 2018 | #CloudNative #CloudNative #DevOps #Serverless #APM #Monitoring

DXWorldEXPO LLC, the producer of the world's most influential technology conferences and trade shows has announced the "Call for Papers" for @DevOpsSummit at CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York. Speaking Opportunities ▸ Here Sponsorship Opportunities ▸ Here Secrets of Our Most Popular Faculty Members ▸ Here From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises - and delivering real results. Among the proven benefits, DevOps is correlated with 20% faster time-to-market, 22% improvement in quality, and 18% reduction in dev and ops costs, according to research firm Vanson-Bourne. It is changing the way IT works, how businesses interact with customers, and how organizations are buying, building, and delivering software. With a growing number of both ad... (more)

How to Sponsor @DevOpsSummit 2018 | #CloudNative #Serverless #DevOps #Docker #Kubernetes

@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential. @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterp... (more)

Six Daily Tips for #DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #AI #CloudNative #Serverless

At its core DevOps is all about collaboration. The lines of communication must be opened and it takes some effort to ensure that they stay that way. It's easy to pay lip service to trends and talk about implementing new methodologies, but without action, real benefits cannot be realized. Success requires planning, advocates empowered to effect change, and, of course, the right tooling. To bring about a cultural shift it's important to share challenges. In simple terms, ensuring that everyone knows what everyone else is doing can create a real team spirit and social cohesion that will drive DevOps forward. Here are six tips that can be implemented to help you get there. 1. Stand-ups A daily team meeting where people get an opportunity to review their progress by addressing three simple questions: What did I do yesterday? What will I do today? What might block me fro... (more)

Sean Mack Joins @DevOpsSummit Faculty | @xOps #CloudNative #Serverless #DevOps #Agile #DigitalTransformation

The I/O of DevOps For far too long technology teams have lived in siloes. Not only physical siloes, but cultural siloes pushed by competing objectives. This includes informational siloes where business users require one set of data and tech teams require different data. DevOps intends to bridge these gaps to make tech driven operations more aligned and efficient. Speaker Bio Sean Mack, CEO and Founder of xOps. Sean's role is the head of the business.  He leads our DevOps teams, sets strategy, provides clients with outstanding solutions. He inspires and directs the xOps teams to build a great company and culture, and to continually keep a focus on client needs. Sean is a visionary technology executive with extensive experience in operations, development, quality assurance, program management, and infrastructure. Sean's led teams at Pearson, Etsy and Scholastic in NYC... (more)

Sanjeev Sharma Joins @DevOpsSummit Faculty | @IBMDevOps @SD_Architect #Serverless #DevOps #SRE #GoogleSRE

Sanjeev Sharma Joins November 11-13, 201 @DevOpsSummit at @CloudEXPO New York Faculty. Sanjeev Sharma is an internationally known DevOps and Cloud Transformation thought leader, technology executive, and author. Sanjeev's industry experience includes tenures as CTO, Technical Sales leader, and Cloud Architect leader. As an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Sanjeev is recognized at the highest levels of IBM's core of technical leaders. Sanjeev provides leadership to drive the adoption of cutting edge solutions, architectures and strategies for Cloud and DevOps transformations, and advises C-level and senior technical executives leading these transformations. Sanjeev just published his 2nd book ‘DevOps Adoption Playbook'. He regularly blogs and podcasts on DevOps and Cloud adoption on his popular blog http://sdarchitect.blog. From Apollo 13 to Google SRE: When DevOps met... (more)

Jumpstart to #DigitalTransformation | @CloudExpo @EARPintegration #AI #FinTech #IoT #IIoT #SmartCities

"We are still a relatively small software house and we are focusing on certain industries like FinTech, med tech, energy and utilities. We help our customers with their digital transformation," noted Piotr Stawinski, Founder and CEO of EARP Integration, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8 in New York City, NY. DXWorldEXPO LLC, the producer of the world's most influential technology conferences and trade shows has announced the conference tracks for CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York. DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if ... (more)

DevOps Integration | @DevOpsSummit #CloudNative #Serverless #DevOps

Development cycles are being squeezed into tighter timeframes than ever before - days, hours and even minutes. Organizations that fail to keep up will find themselves behind and struggling to keep pace. However, DevOps isn't the hurdle that it may initially seem, and if an organization develops a proper strategy the obstacles to adopting DevOps can be successfully overcome. The starting line DevOps may not be the answer to every development challenge but making proper decisions of when to appropriately apply DevOps solutions can and will improve efficiency. It's important to recognize, however, that moving to DevOps is a journey not merely a destination. To begin, an organization is best served by choosing a project or team for a test run so that changes can be made in a more isolated setting to ensure it's right for the large organization. This is helpful because... (more)

NetEnt: Betting on DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices #CloudNative #Serverless

According to a recent report from Statista, in the last 7 years online gaming has grown from a $22B industry to over $50B annually, fueled primarily by net-based casino games like roulette, slots and poker. Behind the scenes of over 200 of the world's most prominent online gaming sites is a company called NetEnt. NetEnt (NASDAQ OMX Net-B) is a pioneer in online gaming, entertaining the world for the past 20 years. The company's innovative platform provides premium online and mobile gaming solutions to some of the world's largest online casino operators in over 40 countries, handling more 110 million gaming transactions on a daily basis - roughly 16X more throughput than that of the New York Stock Exchange! Gaming is Big Business Online and mobile gaming is booming. With millions of daily active users across the globe, on multiple devices (using mobile, laptops, table... (more)