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The new twisted definition of DevOps

This blog is inspired directly from this podcast from notable industry luminaries at Cloud Technology Partners and CSC. In synopsis, it talks about how DevOps, as a way of working and engaging with the business is able to support digital strategies and movements towards the cloud.

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How to be a market disruptor with microservices

As you round out 2015 reflecting on all your IT achievements throughout the year, you’re probably starting to look ahead and think about upcoming priorities for 2016 to enhance your digital experiences or build completely new services. If you’re feeling particularly motivated, you may be contemplating your approach and giving consideration to which new technologies you should be deploying and methodologies you should be leveraging to help you deliver these projects more effectively.

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SDDC: Is the jigsaw complete?

Over the last eight years at the helm of ViFX and the cutting-edge of virtualisation, I have watched with interest as the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle have come together: compute, storage, network, infrastructure automation, and BUDR capability. The underlying principles of virtualisation (abstraction and software control) have provided significant functional benefit. We can now do things that were impossible a few years ago, and in many ways, small parts of the jigsaw have been built.

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How to Enhance your IT Infrastructure

As disruption continues to stamp its mark across most industries the pressure for IT departments to adjust to the new business world is building. We’re increasingly hearing from our customers that they need more flexibility to incorporate new technologies, development approaches and services, and they need this done with speed. Their IT infrastructure has to be nimble so the organisation can move quickly and capitalise as opportunities arise.

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IT Roundtable insights- innovation from a New Zealand perspective



03 Nov 2015

There’s something comforting in knowing that the challenges you are facing within your company and IT department are the same as other organisations. At least you know it’s not just you!

Last month ViFX hosted an IT Roundtable event where we got a few of our key customers and industry colleagues together to talk about the challenges and opportunities they are facing. We discussed the various strategic imperatives that are driving them forward as well as those that are driving them mad!

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