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The CIO’s Guide to Platform-as-a-Service

Despite making significant investments in cloud infrastructure, enterprises are not seeing the expected return on their investments. Enterprises are learning that virtualization alone is not enough to streamline the application development process, which is necessary in order to get applications to market faster. To address this, enterprises are now looking to implement Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). PaaS… Read More

ActiveState Launches “Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats” Series

Cloud expert Bernard Golden hosts monthly thought leadership webcast series to help navigate microservices, machine learning, DevOps and more Vancouver, BC, September 10, 2014 – ActiveState, the leading independent Cloud Foundry provider, with Stackato, today announced the Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats Webcast Series. The monthly series is hosted by cloud computing expert Bernard Golden, Vice President,… Read More

ActiveState’s Stackato PaaS Helps Break Down Innovation Barriers

ActiveState Provides Free Stackato 20GB Cluster for Commercial Web and Mobile Apps Vancouver, BC, July 31, 2014 – ActiveState today announced the release of Stackato 3.4, with an updated free Micro Cloud license enabling Stackato clusters using up to 20GB of RAM. Stackato 3.4 opens up accessibility for IT Ops to leverage scalability, high availability… Read More

Workload Portability: Using PaaS to Achieve the Vision of Hybrid Cloud

As the creation and management of applications increases in importance for businesses today, so does making those applications portable. Being able to take application workloads and place them in the right environment to get the best performance and functionality is critical to an organization’s success. To meet the challenges of today’s digital economy, companies need… Read More

Stackato – The Platform for the Agile Enterprise

Enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy, and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. Stackato allows agile enterprises to develop and deploy software solutions faster than ever before and manage them more effectively. The Stackato… Read More

Bring-Your-Own-Device meets Desktop-as-a-Service

In March 2014 TheStack.com in association with Navisite conducted a survey of 125 IT professionals across the UK. This survey was designed to gain further insight into how far IT departments have come in implementing BYOD policies and to see how organisations are using Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions to overcome some of the challenges the BYOD movement has created. To view this exclusive… Read More

2014 The year for Desktop-as-a-Service

This keynote address from Cloud Expo Europe 2014 features David Grimes, CTO at Navisite Europe.

How the Cloud is Reshaping Virtual Desktops

Physical desktop computer infrastructures no longer make sense for the corporate world. Not only are they expensive, insecure, and maintenance-heavy, they also cannot effectively support the rapidly changing business IT landscape. The groundswell of Windows 7 migration plans, an expanding virtual workforce, the growing popularity of mobile devices, and tighter IT budgets each point to… Read More

Mobile Content Management: Top 10 Considerations

The mobile office is a reality in today’s world. According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, telecommuting has increased more than 73 percent since 2005, meaning a burgeoning number of employees are accessing corporate documents and data on their mobile devices. In a recent IDG Enterprise survey, 82 percent of respondents reported that at least some colleagues have completed… Read More

Enterprise Mobility Best Practices: MDM, Containerization or Both?

Less than a year ago, analysts’ predictions had mobility enthusiasts believing doomsday was approaching for the mobile device management (MDM) industry. At the 2013 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, a panel of analysts told attendees that the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon would lead to slashed prices, plummeting sales and the death of an industry. “Mobile… Read More

Fashion GPS selects NaviSite colocation services to support Global Fashion Business

London, UK. – March 25th, 2014 – NaviSite Europe Limited announced today that it has been selected as the colocation provider for Fashion GPS, a leading digital solutions provider for sample inventory tracking and event management for the fashion industry. NaviSite provides highly secure, resilient colocation facilities, enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed… Read More