The Doppler

All Posts Page

Six Principles to Consider for Streamlined Cloud Operations


We have all heard about the principles used by Amazon, Google and Microsoft in developing their cloud platforms, and the outcomes they produce. The API became a first-class citizen; pay-for-use became the norm; and platform services were created to offer more significant capabilities with reduced management overhead. But what does all that mean for those […]

Using the Cloud to Drive Patient Outcomes in New Zealand


The Canterbury District Health Board, in Christchurch, provides healthcare to more than 500,000 residents – 12 percent of the population on New Zealand’s South Island. It is a critical resource for the region, overseeing emergency services and general healthcare needs for a large, mostly rural area known for its agriculture, manufacturing, fishing, forestry and tourism. Several years […]

[Podcast] Why Application Teams Have All the Power


Over the past 10 years, the power structure has shifted inside IT organizations. Maintaining the infrastructure used to be the top priority, so infrastructure teams tended to control more resources and command more respect than their counterparts overseeing applications. Today, that equation has flipped. Businesses need to move faster, so they’ve elevated application teams to […]

The Importance of Application Delivery Standardization in the Cloud


“No plan survives first contact.” During my days as a young soldier, my platoon sergeant barked these words incessantly – imploring his troops to prepare for situations as if their lives were on the line. His message got through. We planned things out painstakingly, moving plastic soldiers and Tonka trucks around a small sand table. […]

Rethink Analytics: Don’t Be Fooled By Cloud Washing Copy


The choices facing today’s enterprise executives are far more complex than whether to adopt cloud or not – that is mostly decided. The question is how to do it well. In particular, are the tools they are using to monitor performance and security truly built to run and scale in their cloud environment. Many vendors […]