Stories About: DevOps

Workshops uncover insights into the state of IT and Digital Transformation

Workshops uncover insights into the state of IT and Digital Transformation

By Richard Arneson Let me get this out of the way first—IT transformation isn’t the same as digital transformation. The former is more a means of getting your organization to the latter (Read more about digital transformation here). OK, now let’s get down to IT transformation. GDT premier partners Dell EMC and VMware covered the…

The only thing we have to fear is…definitely NOT automation

The only thing we have to fear is…definitely NOT automation

By Richard Arneson We’ve been hearing it for years—automation, robots, and, more recently, AI will kill jobs and leave people out of work, out of money, tank the economy, etc. And there’s no industry more fearful of automation than manufacturing, that it will mark an end to jobs, especially those that require manual, physical tasks.…

Unwrapping DevOps

Unwrapping DevOps

By Richard Arneson As the name suggests, DevOps is the shortened combination of two (2) words―development and operations. Originally, application development was time-consuming, fraught with errors and bugs, and, ultimately, resulted in the bane of the business world―slow to market. Prior to DevOps, which addresses that slow to market issue, application developers worked in sequestered…

GDT Lunch & Learn on Agile IoT

GDT Lunch & Learn on Agile IoT

On Tuesday, June 19th, GDT Associate Network Systems Engineer Andrew Johnson presented, as part of the GDT Agile Operations (DevOps) team’s weekly Lunch & Learn series, info about the wild world of IoT (Internet of Things). Andrew provides a high level overview of what IoT is and what can be done when all things are connected. …

GDT and CloudFabrix to Jointly Offer NextGen IT Transformation Services

GDT and CloudFabrix to Jointly Offer NextGen IT Transformation Services

Dallas, TX – GDT, a leading IT integrator and data center solutions provider, and CloudFabrix, an AIOps Software vendor, have joined forces to accelerate the IT transformation journey for customers with next generation managed services built on the CloudFabrix cfxDimensions AIOps platform. As a result, GDT will enhance its current managed services offerings, which include…

GDT Lunch & Learn on Data Breaches–Protecting the Corporate Consumer

GDT Lunch & Learn on Data Breaches–Protecting the Corporate Consumer

On Tuesday, May 22nd, GDT SOC Analyst Moe Janmohammad presented, as part of the GDT Agile Operations (DevOps) team’s weekly Lunch & Learn series, information about data breaches. They’re seemingly a weekly occurrence these days, and while there has been a lot of discussion around protecting consumers, very little is being done for the corporate…

GDT presents Lunch & Learn on Blockchain

GDT presents Lunch & Learn on Blockchain

On April 3rd, GDT Network Engineer Ryan Rogers presented, as part of the GDT DevOps team’s weekly Lunch & Learn series, information about blockchain. As defined by Investopedia, blockchain is a digitized, decentralized, public ledger of all cryptocurrency transactions. Ryan uses Bitcoin as the marquee, certainly most noteworthy, implementation of the blockchain algorithm. He begins with a simple…

GDT Lunch & Learn on Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Tools

GDT Lunch & Learn on Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Tools

GDT Network Systems Engineer Robert Powers presented, as part of the GDT Agile Operations (DevOps) team’s weekly Lunch & Learn series, information about one of the key tenants of application development’s golden age—the Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) model. It allows developers to release software more quickly and with fewer issues. Robert presents information on…

GDT Lunch & Learn on Web Security

GDT Lunch & Learn on Web Security

GDT Consulting Engineer Nate Atkinson delivers, as part of the GDT DevOps team’s weekly Lunch & Learn series, a great, basic overview on web security, including some fundamentals, such as privacy, authentication, and integrity. He discusses the importance of data security, both at rest and in flight, and common strategies for managing secure data. Also included: information…

GDT Lunch & Learn on Automation

GDT Lunch & Learn on Automation

GDT’s Agile Operations Developer Lead Brett Kugler presented, as part of GDT’s weekly Lunch & Learn series, a great, informative presentation on Automation. It’s a hot topic in IT today, and there are many ways teams can incorporate automation in their environment. Brett discusses various automation techniques, including orchestration, provisioning and process.  Join Brett and…