Applications

News, trends and insights about applications services, enterprise and cloud apps

6 digital transformation trends for 2019

Business transformation will pick up speed in 2019 as enterprises make critical decisions about their digital strategy. Our six digital trends will guide those decisions. 1. Enterprises go after digital business moonshots In 2019, more enterprises will make bet-the-company commitments to digital business. It’s a new kind of corporate race as companies adopt these moonshot […]

Continuous processes can complicate security, but also provide an answer

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While cloud computing has promised to simplify the management of business-technology systems, it hasn’t exactly turned into a net simplification when it comes to security. Sure, cloud infrastructure platforms remove the complexity of having to secure the underlying infrastructure, and software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service providers simplify many aspects of application security. These platforms are cost effective […]

Time-traveling back to the 1995 software development industry

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Remember the heady days of 1995? Toy Story was released, Jagged Little Pill was the album of the year, The Grateful Dead disbanded, this time for good. For the tech industry, eBay was founded (“an online flea market”), and Windows 95, Java 1.0, and JavaScript (no relation) were all released. There was also a book published, Software […]

Cloud native computing grows by 200 percent

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Over the last few years the way you moved applications from your data center to the cloud was lift-and-shift, refactor, or migrate to containers. The latter has gotten a kick in the pants as cloud-native techniques such as serverless computing and microservices have joined forces with containers. Still unsure what I’m talking about? Chris Aniszczyk, […]

Cloud native: Present and future

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When we started with clouds, it was all about taking existing IT structures and moving them to the cloud. Infrastructure to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), software to Software as a Service (SaaS), and so on. Then, as clouds matured, people started combining Linux and containers with the idea of assembling applications from container-based microservices. […]

Practical container security issues

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If you ask people what their biggest concern is about containers, it’s always security. Some 94 percent of IT professionals in the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)‘s 2017 Cloud Security Report worry about container security. Specifically, they’re concerned that we don’t have mature container security programs. There’s truth to those concerns. After talking with people at […]

Making the connection between personalized care and precision medicine

by Robert Wah, M.D. Over the past several weeks, my colleagues and I at DXC Technology have spoken about the landmark All of Us Research Program that will seek to gather samples from a million or more participants across a broad spectrum of the U.S. population. We’re very excited to be involved in this project, […]

Kubernetes is free of Google’s purse strings

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Kubernetes rules cloud-container orchestration. We all know that. You may also know that Google created Kubernetes and then spun the project’s management off to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) in 2015. But what you probably don’t know is that Google still controls all the computing resources used to manage and test Kubernetes and its […]

Comment les tests de sécurité d’applications doivent changer dans un monde DevOps world agile

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Dans le contexte actuel de la cyber sécurité, il est essentiel d’élaborer une stratégie de sécurité qui couvre tous les angles d’attaque. Les entreprises doivent en permanence évaluer leur niveau de préparation et améliorer la gestion et les processus pour avoir toujours un coup d’avance sur des individus mal intentionnés. Les applications sont une des […]

Tout savoir sur la compatibilité des applications sur Microsoft Azure

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Beaucoup de nos clients veulent transférer leurs applications existantes sur le cloud mais s’inquiètent des potentielles incompatibilités. C’est une question complexe. Pour tenter d’y répondre, nous allons centrer notre analyse sur le modèle d’exploitation de l’application et utiliser Microsoft Azure pour illustrer notre propos. Les clouds publics les plus connus comme Microsoft Azure proposent 3 […]