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Micro Focus moves into DevOps space with $540 million Serena acquisition

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UK enterprise software vendor Micro Focus has announced its intention to acquire US firm Serena Software, in a bid to improve its position in the DevOps space.

Nokia creates foundations for launching telcos into the cloud

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Nokia’s Data Center Services division has unveiled plans to launch mobile telcos into the cloud. Plans include a custom-made a multivendor infrastructure to support its transformation consulting services.

HPE launches AppPulse Trace to monitor cloud apps

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has launched a service that developer clients can use to monitor their cloud app performances.

Containers: 3 big myths

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Joe Schneider is DevOps Engineer at Bunchball, a company that offers gamification as a service to likes of Applebee’s and Ford Canada.

IT conflict in UK companies stunts growth claims DevOps study

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British firms are falling behind in the app economy thanks to conflict between their development and operations departments, according to a business analyst’s study.

Ticketmaster VP of Engineering talks DevOps


A primary focus has been the evangelising and embracing DevOps culture: Steve led defining the aspects of Ticketmaster DevOps program, the development of a unique way to visualise the program of work and the journey they’re now on.

Infectious Media CTO on how DevOps is affecting ICT teams


The fourth employee of Infectious Media, Dan de Sybel started his career as an Operations Analyst for, where during a six year tenure, he launched the European Technology division, producing bespoke international reporting and workflow platforms, as well as numerous time saving systems and board level business intelligence. Dan grew the EU Tech team […]

RedHat to buy DevOps specialist Ansible

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Open source vendor RedHat has announcement an agreement to buy DevOps specialist Ansible, which creates agentless automation systems designed to simplify the automation of pure and across hybrid cloud environments.

Rackspace: Large enterprises are catching up on DevOps – sortof

DevOps is gaining traction with midsized organisations while larger ones, whilst increasingly aware of DevOps, are slower to make necessary organisational changes

While DevOps has largely been embraced by smaller and mid-sized companies recent research shows larger enterprises are catching up. But Chris Jackson, chief technical officer of DevOps Services at Rackspace said larger companies are still struggling to implement the organisational changes that help businesses embrace DevOps.

HP bolsters Helion with OpenStack, Cloud Foundry offerings

HP has launched OpenStack and Cloud Foundry-based offerings

Making good on promises the company made in May this year HP has announced the launch of its first commercial OpenStack distribution, and a commercial platform as a service offering based on Cloud Foundry. Paul Morgan, HP EMEA CloudSystem director told BCN the launch will be critical to positioning the company as the leader in the cloud space.