My Wish List From Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions in 2015
As the DevOps movement is growing every day, naturally we find quite of lot
of vendors offering DevOps solutions.
The main reason for multiple different offerings from multiple vendors is the
lack of clear definition and understanding among the consumers of DevOps.
Most of the offerings back track from benefits of DevOps, as DevOps is all
about fast turn around of new business capability features from a software
product towards its end customers. This means that wide array of products
that aim at, faster provisioning (Cloud), error free infrastructure
configuration (automation) and faster build/test/deploy (continuous
integration) products can fit into the realm of DevOps.
This is one of the reasons lots of 'traditional' Infrastructure and
Application Performance Management (APM) vendors have joined the Dev... (more)
PaaS Will Rule
While the initial usage of the cloud platform was clearly for the IaaS
offerings, the trend is shifting and the PaaS delivery model is gaining a lot
of attention. Most of the analysts like IDC and Gartner have predicted huge
growth for PaaS in the coming years. IDC predicts Platform as a Service
(PaaS) and cloud storage services will be the fastest-growing categories,
driven by major upticks in developer cloud services adoption and Big
Data-driven solutions, respectively.
Enterprise software services during the last decade are mainly split between
the major player... (more)
MBaaS: As the enterprise mobility grows, there is a stronger
need for supporting the mobile clients with value added
services which connect to the back end legacy systems and
ensure that the enterprise mobile applications perform the
Mobile Backend as a service, also known as " backend as a service", is a
model for providing mobile app developers with a way to link their
applications to backend cloud storage and APIs exposed by back end
There are several advantages to embrace MBaaS when
enterprises think... (more)
We continue to see an increasing trend in cyber-attacks in line with the
growth of new technologies, and enterprises have to protect themselves. It is
critical for enterprises to devise their own measures to protect against
cyber-attacks because any tolerance on this front is more than an IT issue
but may affect the very existence and the business model of the enterprise.
We have seen in a recent incident where a cyber-attack prevented a large
enterprise from performing their basic business process.
Limitations of Policy Based Approach
In the past decade to mitigate ... (more)
The Internet of Things will be a real thing in 2015, many of the CIOs we hear
are having plans of at least a few pilot projects if not full-fledged
projects in that space for 2015. It will be clear that most of these will be
a green field initiatives as the tools, platforms and frameworks for IoT
projects are just evolving.
Now the biggest dilemma for CIOs which may boil down to CTOs too are, how do
choose the platforms for IoT Projects.
Option A: Build our own platform through a suite of Open Source tools Option
B: Go with trusted enterprise players and build around their offeri... (more)