DevOps

Do Not Underestimate the Value of Process Automation


If you are a sailor, there is probably nothing more enticing than taking your boat out to a far-off, exotic port. Picture the scene. Your boat is a beauty – a 70-foot, two-mast Oyster yacht with all the latest electronics. Everything is automated. You take it out on the open seas and cruise into port. […]

When Technology Isn’t Enough: Cloud Platform Services Don’t Run Themselves


Imagine you invented a new kind of truck chassis. To build it, you developed the most highly automated, efficient manufacturing process in the world, creating highly reliable truck frames that can accommodate a variety of custom configurations: delivery trucks, plumbing trucks, flatbed transports, mobile laboratories, etc. However, when you release your new truck chassis line, […]

Going Big on Cloud: The Ultimate Guide


When you hear “Go Big on Cloud–Faster and in Complete Control”, you might think of those late night, TV infomercials that promise bigger muscles in minutes or perfectly cooked food in a non-stick pan. But it is possible for any enterprise to reach the promised land of cloud adoption quickly and in control, by following […]

Taking a DevOps Approach to Application Development and Deployment


Challenges Intralinks initiated a large software development project, which involved developing a next-generation technology platform and associated applications. Existing applications and architecture were based on Intralinks’ first-generation cloud environment, infrastructure and development processes. Intralinks needed technical expertise and leadership in the areas of DevOps application development and deployment methodologies. Solutions Assist the Intralinks team with […]

Are Full Stack Teams an IT Utopia?


Over the years, there have been numerous articles about full stack development and full stack engineers. The conversation has been relevant primarily to soft­ware development activities (specifically web development), and less so to other efforts. Opinions on this topic range wildly between the need for deep specializa­tion in a specific area or two, versus taking […]

Security and DevOps: Aligning for Success in 3 Steps


Organizations carrying out digital transformation initiatives put significant emphasis on speed and efficiency – and with good reason. They want to get things done fast: create prototypes in days, deliver new versions in weeks and conduct revisions constantly, quickly, with the push of a button. They also want everything done correctly: completing and documenting all […]