Five Reasons Why Docker is a Billion Dollar Company
I have seen a lot of billion dollar valuations lately that have left me
scratching my head.
Many of those are in the B2C or social media space where companies are
measured more on “eyeballs” (the number of active users) and less on
things like revenue or business models.
So after Docker cracked the billion dollar club with a $95M round I decided
to research exactly what it is about containers that could drive this type of
Check out my latest post on Forbes that discusses the 5 reasons why I believe
the valuation is justified.
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The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa
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Some companies are still hanging on to the belief that they can manage their
own data centers better than the various cloud providers out there.
This state of denial should all but go away when the influx of petabyte scale
data becomes a reality for enterprises. Enterprises are going to have to ask
themselves, “Do we want to be in the infrastructure business?” because
that is what it will take to provide the appropriate amount of bandwidth,
disk storage, and compute power to keep up with the demand for data
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Podcast: DevOps Gaining Support From The Bottom Up with John Willis
Enterprise Initiatives Episode: Our guest on the podcast this week is John
Willis, Founder and VP of Customer Enablement at SocketPlane. We discuss the
effort needed to implement a grassroots DevOps initiative.
Listen in to find out how to gain the essential support of leaders for your
project. (Make sure you have both headphones in to hear the full audio of
Five Ways IoT Enables Brands to Create Loyal Customers
Earlier this week Jessica Groopman from Altimeter published a thought
provoking white paper that recommends 5 consumer facing use cases for IoT.
For each use case she highlights the value proposition for both the brand and
the customer, describes a few key methods for engagement, and closes with
some real life examples. Check out my latest post on Forbes that outlines the
5 most compelling uses cases from the report.
If you're not using the Internet of Things to engage your customers, you
Earlier this week Jessica... (more)
I was a guest on Scriptrock’s podcast series. We discussed cloud security
and DevOps. We even talked about my all time favorite album.
Check it out here.