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Pivoting to Cloud: Why an MSP Chose RightScale

August 25, 2015,
Posted By: Bret Clement
When managed services provider Offis decided to expand its offerings to include cloud infrastructure, the company chose a multi-cloud strategy. With this approach, Offis could avoid lock-in to a single cloud provider and offer its customers — including companies as diverse as VW and Westfield — the same level of expertise and service no matter if the company was hosting in its own data center or in the cloud.

ITSM Meets Cloud Management: RightScale and ServiceNow

March 05, 2015,
Posted By: Michael Crandell
Enterprises like Technicolor are combining RightScale’s multi-cloud management platform with ServiceNow’s IT service management (ITSM) platform to transform how they deliver IT to more quickly release products and services ahead of their competition.

DevOps and Cloud: How to Make Business Love IT

September 24, 2014,
Posted By: Rishi Vaish
Can DevOps, a process for fostering a faster and more collaborative software development actually improve an enterprise’s profitability and market capitalization? Now that cloud-first strategies are driving customer acquisition for many large enterprises, it’s clear that IT has a greater responsibility and larger role to play as a strategic partner to the business. But how?

Cloud Migration and Portability: What VMware and AWS Aren't Telling You

June 04, 2014,
Posted By: Bailey Caldwell
A few days ago Amazon announced its new AWS Management Portal for vCenter, which allows VMware users to manage AWS workloads from vCenter and to import VMware golden images to AWS using its VM Import utility. VMware responded with a “Don’t Be Fooled” blog, noting that AWS provided “no easy way to move workloads back to one of your data centers, or to another cloud provider.”