Your customers are asking for it. Your developers are ready for it. Your operations team is demanding it. What’s behind this momentum?
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is a fundamental shift away from traditional software licensing to a market-driven subscription model. Keystone engaged 20 ISVs who successfully transitioned to a SaaS model, and found:
New customer segments open thanks to lower adoption and operating costs.
With less complex infrastructure under SaaS, customer TCO drops.
ISV products improve with value-added cloud services and SaaS data capabilities.
Financial predictability improves with recurring revenue model.
New pricing models aligns ISV value to customers’ business needs, driving increased revenue.
Additional, significant operational benefits from switching to a SaaS model.
Fill out the form at right to get the free report, The Shift to SaaS: A high-value opportunity for ISVs.
The collection of product usage data increases the speed of product development by 33%. –
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
Applications in today's distributed, cloud-based IT environment need to perform at their peak at all times. Unfortunately, most do not. And while many developers and IT professionals have Application Performance Management (APM) solutions, they often don't know how to take full advantage of the benefits. This SlashGuide gives IT professionals and developers practical advice they need to get the most out of APM.
See what analyst 451 Research has to say about Control-M and how it is continuing to modernize with the addition of Workload Change Manager, which aims to make creating and verifying batch jobs and workflows easier for developers.
The idea of load balancing is well defined in the IT world: A network device accepts traffic on behalf ofa group of servers, and distributes that traffic according to load balancing algorithms and the availabilityof the services that the servers provide. From network administrators to server administrators to applicationdevelopers, this is a generally well understood concept.
OAuth puts the user in control of delegating access to an API. This
allows one service to integrate with another service on behalf of that user. The same social Web providers who popularized the pattern of exposing an API to enable third-party developers to enrich their platforms were the first ones to apply such delegated authorization mechanisms. OAuth was defined in 2006, to standardize mechanisms of this kind.
Cloud in the enterprise has grown up. It’s no longer just a sandbox for developers, or a sneaky backdoor way for business units to get more IT resources fast. Now, IT leaders are seeing the big picture: cloud as the de facto model for delivering the whole of IT to the whole of the business. Increasingly, they’re adopting a Cloud-First mindset.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jul 13, 2018
"This brief API management best practices eBook will give API strategists, architects and developers a roadmap for creating practical APIs by leveraging existing services. By following the 7 best practices outlined in this ebook, developing successful APIs is easier than you think.
The best practices guide will cover:
-The relationship between SOA and API management
-How to think about and approach API design
-A pattern for securing and managing your APIs
-Things to consider when selecting an API management solution"
For a CISO, open source introduces a new source of risk and unique security challenge: how do you influence developers over whom you have no direct management control? Jennifer Bayuk, former CISO of Bear Stearns, provides insight on best practices for evaluating, deploying and managing open source code.
Apache® Spark™ has become a vital technology for
development teams looking to leverage an ultrafast
in-memory data engine for big data analytics. Spark
is a flexible open-source platform, letting developers
write applications in Java, Scala, Python or R. With
Spark, development teams can accelerate analytics
applications by orders of magnitude
As IT departments’ lists of backlogged application development projects keep growing, so does the speed of new development requests from line-of-business personnel. For many IT departments, the speed of business — the speed of requests for additional developments — can’t be met under current practices. This inability to keep pace with critical development requests, supporting timely strategy modifications, seriously impacts an enterprise’s profitability. The solution FICO advocates — one that accounts for budget constraints, legacy operational realities and quality assurance — is to empower line-of-business personnel as Citizen Developers, giving them the right set of technology assets to quickly, safely and cost effectively participate in application development.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Dec 04, 2014
SSL/TLS has been & will be a core enabling technology critical for securing communications. The most significant challenge facing the SSL ecosystem is its implementation. Researchers have recently published reports indicating widespread errors & shortcomings in the implementation of SSL/TLS in mobile applications. These issues often result from flawed use of SDKs or APIs used by developers.
This paper lists necessary steps to take to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation. All SSL client non-browser applications should follow all these practices to ensure strong authentication, confidentiality & integrity.
"Today’s technology advances at a fast rate. Attempting to adopt modern architectures can uncover a knowledge gap with developers, who might be unfamiliar with new architecture patterns and frameworks. This includes adopting cloud-native architectures to help with greater efficiency and cost benefits.
TIBCO’s integration solutions helps enable you to create an environment that simplifies the building of cloud-native applications, with support for modern architectures, such as microservices, event-driven APIs, serverless, and edge deployment.
Download this solution brief to see how you can help accelerate your development on AWS cloud by:
• Helping reduce your costs with modern application microservices and functions
• Seamlessly migrating your integration workloads to Amazon Elastic Container Service using out-of-the-box migration utilities
• Connecting your cloud, on-premises, and edge data sources, regardless of data formats "
The clear benefits of agile development—better collaboration, incremental delivery, early error detection and the elimination of unnecessary work—have made it the default approach for many teams. Agile methods are also being adopted by systems engineering teams to deliver the same benefits. Some developers have questioned whether requirements fall into the category of unnecessary work, and can be cut down or even completely eliminated. Meanwhile, teams developing complex products, systems and regulated IT continue to have requirements-driven legacy processes.
So how does requirements management fit in an agile world? This paper argues that requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in regulated IT and complex product development projects, and sets out the characteristics of an effective requirements management approach in an agile environment.
The agile approach is unique in that it focuses on the important aspects of the development process: the people and the artifacts - software and hardware. Learn how Agile encourages developers to be more iterative, team-oriented, self-improving and customer focused.
These challenges stem from an increased focus on agility and scale for building modern applications—and traditional application development methodology cannot support this environment.
CA Technologies has expanded full lifecycle API management to include microservices—an integration enabling the best of breeds to work together to provide the platform for modern architectures and a secure environment for agility and scale. CA enables enterprises to use best practices and industry–leading technology to accelerate and make the process of architecture modernization more practical.
The application economy has forced businesses to transform. To capture new growth opportunities, enterprises are opening up and sharing select data and applications with developers, partners, mobile devices, the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT). One of the byproducts of this transformation is the discovery that legacy data has value in the application economy—so much so that new revenue opportunities emerge as this data is used in new ways.
Growing your enterprise is an ongoing priority. And, as the
application economy continues to expand, it’s likely that
you’re looking at digital business initiatives to fuel a significant
portion of that growth. Among the most promising objectives
of such a strategy are:
• Providing superior digital experiences for consumers
• Expanding markets and revenue streams through
• Connecting employees and partners to enterprise
data anywhere, anytime
• Launching innovative new services for the Internet
of Things (IoT)
Successfully executing a digital strategy requires the ability
to launch new apps and coordinate your digital presence with
partners. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) create
the connectivity required to share enterprise data and digital
content with those apps and partners over the Internet.
APIs are a critical component of digital business—empowering
developers to build apps across any channel and enabling
partners to incorporate your dat
This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software. In the space of two months, spammers have switched from image spam to using PDF, Excel and ZIP file attachments. By using these attachments to send images instead of embedding them in the body of the email message, spammers have taken the cat-and-mouse game with anti-spam software developers to a new level.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
Despite all your planning, the release made it to market with some significant bugs, and your company has had to run damage
control. Now you’re getting questions about what went wrong, and before you know it, the blame game is in full force, with your
developers and testers pointing fingers at one another.
So what happened? Whose fault was it really? And what can you do better next time? The truth of the matter is, at a time when
the stakes for software development are higher than ever (and only continuing to rise), the blame game simply isn’t going to cut
it. And if you’re operating in a true DevOps environment, the finger pointing should never even happen in the first place.
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