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TechViews: 64% of enterprises planning to deploy big data, Europe’s love-hate relationship with cloud, 5 latest cloud trends and more!

TechViews: 64% of enterprises planning to deploy big data, Europe’s love-hate relationship with cloud, 5 latest cloud trends and more!


Gartner: Best Practices to Sync and Streamline DevOps Cycles for Faster IT Service Delivery*

Achieving DevOps success requires coordination across different IT department workflows and poses a challenge for many organizations. In this research paper, Gartner outlines their four best practices for creating a DevOps environment and furthering interdepartmental collaboration.

Read this complimentary industry report to learn more about how you can streamline your DevOps cycles for faster IT service delivery. Read this industry research.

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Jackie Kahle

Why Are Some Industries So Far Behind on DevOps?
by Jackie Kahle

The recent DevOps survey undertaken by Vanson Bourne and sponsored by CA Technologies — TechInsights Report: What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps shows that the adoption of DevOps is much higher than generally believed, but it also shows that some industries are way ahead of others in taking advantage of DevOps. What industries are breaking new DevOps ground, and what can the laggard industries learn from the others?

Tech News


Forrester Research Inc. reports that companies will continue to slowly move away from legacy applications and push toward cloud, SaaS solutions, analytics, security and mobile apps. This Cloud Computing Journal article states that Forrester predicts software spending will continue with a focus on global cloud technology.


This GigaOM article describes Europe’s “love-hate affair” with cloud technology. Though interest in cloud adoption remains high in Europe, apprehension due to cloud security and data privacy persists. The article goes further to describe the perception of panelists at last week’s GigaOM Structure Europe event.


Learn about the benefits of the 5 latest trends in cloud computing including the rise of the hybrid cloud, big data analytics, SMB application protection, emphasis on performance and gamification in this ITProPortal article.


This TechRadar article reports that businesses have until April 2014 to upgrade their operating systems and enterprise applications before Microsoft discontinues Windows XP support. This Application Usage Management Survey by Flexera Software reveals that because organizations are supporting MDM and BYOD there are less IT resources to focus on Windows 7 migration.


GigaOM’s Structure Europe conference led a session on DevOps, with a panel providing ideas of how to communicate effectively as organizations grow larger. This GigaOM article addresses the importance of DevOps with insight about handling the shift, such as forming smaller teams and communicating more clearly.

Big Data

According to a new Gartner report entitled "Big Data Adoption in 2013 Shows Substance Behind the Hype," 64% of enterprises are or planning to deploy big data projects, but only 8% have started using it. This ReadWrite article reveals big data insight and identifies key challenges and benefits.

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[TechViews Unplugged]

TechViews Unplugged September Episode

In this episode of TechViews Unplugged, Andi Mann and George Watt of CA Technologies discuss smartwatches, iPhone 5S, quantum computing, car hacks, and enterprise mobility. Watch the video.

About CA

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud. www.ca.com


*Gartner, Inc.,Best Practices to Sync and Streamline DevOps Cycles for Faster IT Service Delivery, Cameron Haight, Jim Duggan, Thomas Murphy, April 12, 2013

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