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Mike Kavis

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Internet of Things: Security Gets Personal Every new advancement in technology brings security challenges. When the Internet became popular, many people had serious concerns about exposing the enterprise to the outside world. For companies to adopt Internet technologies, they had to accept a tradeoff: taking on new vulnerabilities in return for game-changing business value creation. With the emergence of cloud computing, history is repeating itself. It no longer is feasible to resist the movement to the cloud because of security fears. There must be some acceptance of risk and an effort to minimize that risk with sound architecture, good process, and continuous monitoring. The business value of cloud is too great for businesses to sit on the sidelines. We have seen a large number of security breaches recently. There have been a number of issues with point-of-sale sys... (more)

How to Architect for the Internet of Things with @JHaughwout | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Episode #14 - How to Architect for the Internet of Things Our guest on the podcast this week is Jim Haughwout, Chief Technology Architect at Savi Technologies. We discuss Internet of Things sensors and the growing demand for data driven architectures to support the sheer volume of data being collected. It's clear that many businesses adopting the Internet of Things are unprepared for the volume of data that needs to be processed. Listen in to learn how to put your Internet of Things strategy into place as the technology continues to evolve. Check out this episode! Cloud Expo / @T... (more)

Mitchell Hashimoto of @HashiCorp with @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Mitchell Hashimoto Talking Vagrant, Atlas, and Automation Our guest on the podcast this week is Mitchell Hashimoto, Founder of HashiCorp. We discuss golden images which ensure that every copy of a replicated environment is identical. Image creation has historically caused organizational problems, however, new technologies utilize configuration management tools that are DevOps friendly creating an easy and valuable process that enables teams to iterate often and deliver a consistent product to end users. Listen in to learn more. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the W... (more)

The Digital Disconnect with @AndiMann By @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Episode #7: The Digital Disconnect w/Andi Mann Our guest on the podcast this week is Andi Mann, VP, Office of the CTO at CA Technologies. We discuss the "digital disconnect", a gap between the expectations of business leaders and the ability of IT leaders to deliver, and how DevOps can close the gap by delivering services faster and better. Listen in to learn how you can utilize resources within your enterprise to address the digital disconnect. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Companies that were not previously in the technology space... (more)

Jesse Proudman of @Bluebox with @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Episode #12 – Private Cloud: DIY or Managed Services? Our guest on the podcast this week is Jesse Proudman, Founder and CTO of Bluebox. We discuss Walmart’s recent OpenStack success story and the expanding capabilities of DIY private clouds. While DIY private clouds require large investments in configuring open source software to meet business needs, they can have several advantages over managed services alternatives. Listen in to learn how a DIY model could make or break private cloud deployment. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Co... (more)