Achieve more with GigaOm

As we have grown substantially over the past two years. We are often asked who (even) is GigaOm, what the company does, how it differentiates, and so on. These are fair questions—many people still remember what we can call GigaOm 1.0, that fine media company born of the blogging wave. We’ve been through the GigaOm […]

Pragmatic view of Zero Trust

Zero Trust

Traditionally we have taken the approach that we trust everything in the network, everything in the enterprise, and put our security at the edge of that boundary. Pass all of our checks and you are in the “trusted” group. That worked well when the opposition was not sophisticated, most end user workstations were desktops, the […]

Retrospective thoughts on KubeCon Europe 2022

I’m not going to lie. As I sit on a plane flying away from Valencia, I confess to have been taken aback by the scale of Kubecon Europe this year. In my defence, I wasn’t alone the volume of attendees appeared to take conference organisers and exhibitors by surprise, illustrated by the notable lack of […]

Ransomware: Why It’s Time to Think of it as a Data Management Problem

Over the last couple of years, ransomware has taken center stage in data protection, but very few people realize it is only the tip of the iceberg. Everybody wants to protect their data against this new threat, but most solutions available in the market focus just on relatively quick recovery (RTO) instead of detection, protection, […]

Long Distance, Low-Power WAN Drives IoT Connections

Long Distance, Low-Power WAN Drives IoT Connections

The Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) spectrum does not require providers to have a telecommunications license. Being able to operate without a license significantly lowers the financial and logistical barrier to entry. It also opens the door to different approaches to provide Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.

British Lender Increases Efficiency with RPA

British Lender Increases Efficiency with RPA

When the Skipton Building Society, headquartered in northern England, needed to expand its capacity without adding headcount, it conducted an analysis of where it might automate certain operations. As one of the largest building societies in the UK, it provides a range of financial services, such as savings, mortgages, and insurance. Daryl Foster, leader of […]

Security Tools Help Bring Dev and Security Teams Together

Security Tools Help Bring Dev and Security Teams Together

Software development teams are increasingly focused on identifying and mitigating any issues as quickly and completely as possible. This relates not only to software quality but also software security. Different organizations are at different levels when it comes to having their development teams and security teams working in concert, but the simple fact remains that […]

APM Solutions Venture into AI and DevOps

APM Solutions Venture into AI and DevOps

For a market segment as stable as application performance monitoring (APM), for individual vendors—even mature established vendors—to stand out requires a unique approach or feature set. At the very least, APM tools must now keep tabs on applications running in myriad locations, whether on-premises, on public or private cloud platforms, distributed as a microservice, or […]

How cloud data warehouse vendors can benefit from a price benchmark

How cloud data warehouse vendors can benefit from a price benchmark

Why use a Field Test/Price Benchmark? Over the past few years, the requirement for low-cost cloud solutions has risen, with more organizations choosing to work from home since the Covid pandemic. Services that allow organizations to be managed remotely, such as Cloud Data Warehouses, have become an integral part of the business strategy, but this […]

The Benefits Of A Performance Benchmark For API Management

The Benefits Of A Performance Benchmark For API Management

Introduction Application programming interfaces, or APIs, are now the standard infrastructure for communication software. Popular infrastructures, such as containers and Kubernetes, have increased the demand for high-performance, lightweight solutions, and organizations are selecting API management as a preferred option, avoiding the costs of custom code.  But with this increase in popularity comes an increase in […]