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The next BriefingsDirect IT business model innovation interview explores how pay-as-you-go models have emerged as a new way to align information technology (IT) needs with business imperatives. We'll now learn how global aerospace and defense integrator Northrop Grumman has sought a revolution in business model transformation in how it acquires and manages IT. Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Here to help explore how cloud computing-like consumption models can be applied more broadly is Ron Foudray, Vice President, Business Development for Technology Services at Northrop Grumman. The interview is conducted by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Here are some excerpts: Gardner: What trends are driving the need to change how IT is acquired? People have been buying IT for 40 o... (more)

JetBlue's #DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #APM #DevOps #ContinuousDelivery

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer performance engineering case study discussion examines how JetBlue Airways in New York uses virtual environments to reduce software development costs, centralize performance testing, and create a climate for continuous integration and real-time monitoring of mobile applications. We'll now hear how JetBlue cultivated a DevOps model by including advanced performance feedback in the continuous integration process to enable greater customer and workforce productivity. To describe how efficient performance engineering has reduced testing,... (more)

Serverless and Container Orchestration | @DevOpsSummit #Docker #Kubernetes #Serverless

The use of containers by developers -- and now increasingly IT operators -- has grown from infatuation to deep and abiding love. But as with any long-term affair, the honeymoon soon leads to needing to live well together ... and maybe even getting some relationship help along the way. And so it goes with container orchestration and automation solutions, which are rapidly emerging as the means to maintain the bliss between rapid container adoption and broad container use among multiple cloud hosts. This BriefingsDirect cloud services maturity discussion focuses on new ways to gain... (more)

Case study: How HCI-powered private clouds accelerate efficient digital transformation

The next BriefingsDirect cloud efficiency case study examines how a world-class private cloud project evolved in the financial sector.   We’ll now learn how public cloud-like experiences, agility, and cost structures are being delivered via a strictly on-premises model built on hyper-converged infrastructure for a risk-sensitive financial services company.   Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.   Jim McKittrick joins to help explore the potential for cloud benefits when retaining control over the data center ... (more)

How VMware, HPE, and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services to a global audience

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer optimized cloud design interview explores how a triumvirate of VMware, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services to global audiences.   Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.   Learn how Telefonica’s vision for delivering flexible cloud services capabilities to Latin American and European markets has proven so successful. Here to explain how they developed the right recipe for rapid delivery of agile Infrastructure-as-a-... (more)