Andi Mann Returns to @DevOpsSummit as Conference Chair
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Andi Mann returns to DevOps Summit
2015 as Conference Chair
The 4th International DevOps Summit will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at
the Javits Center in New York City.
"DevOps is set to be one of the most profound disruptions to hit IT in
decades," said Andi Mann. "It is a natural extension of cloud computing, and
I have seen both firsthand and in independent research the fantastic results
DevOps delivers. So I am excited to help the great team at Cloud Expo tell
the world how they can leverage this emerging disruptive trend."
Andi Mann, Vice President, Strategic Solutions, at CA Technologies, is an
accomplished digital business executive with extensive global expertise as a
strategist, technologist, innovator, marketer, communicator, and thought
leader. For over 25 ... (more)
Containers and Microservices at Cloud Expo New York
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest
throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center
in New York, June 9-11, will find fresh new content in a new track called
PaaS | Containers & Microservices.
Cloud Expo New York Tracks Announced:
Enterprise Cloud Adoption Cloud & Mobility | Hot Topics PaaS | Containers &
Microservices Cloud APIs & Enterprise Security Big Data | Analytics Consumer
Internet of Things Enterpri... (more)
Cloud computing adds flexibility to enterprise IT. When companies wish to
take advantage of this, they are finding they need to turn to microservices
instead of their traditional, monolithic architectures to accommodate
Microservices can overcome the challenges presented by frequent change, "by
splitting monoliths into multiple independent services, each with its own
simple business logic," according to Sergey Sverchkov, a Solutions Architect
with Altoros. Doing so leads to another issue: "choosing either PaaS or IaaS
for microservices is an open question, " he ... (more)
"Oh, dev is dev and ops is ops, and never the twain shall meet." With
apoloies to Rudyard Kipling and all of his fans, this describes the early
state of the two sides of DevOps.
Yet the DevOps approach is demanded by cloud computing, as the speed,
flexibility, and scalability in today's so-called "Third Platform" must not
be hindered by the traditional limitations of software development and
A recent report by Gartner, for example, says that 25% of Global 2000
companies will be DevOps shops by next year! "As we see more IT shops running
like software companies, we'l... (more)
The stack is the hack, Jack. That's my takeaway from several events I
attended over the past few weeks in Silicon Valley and Southeast Asia.
I listened to and participated in discussions about everything from large
datacenter management (think Facebook Open Compute) to enterprise-level
cyberfraud (at a seminar in Manila attended by the US State Dept. and
Philippine National Police) to the world of entrepreneurial startups, app
deployment, and mobility (in a series of meetups and talks in both the US and
I also attended the announcement of a very high-level report from the ... (more)