Noel Wurst: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap, and I am speaking today
with Wayne Ariola, who is the chief strategy officer at Parasoft. Wayne, how
are you doing today?
Wayne Ariola: Fantastic, thank you.
Noel Wurst: So, I wanted to speak with Wayne because Wayne is helping
organize the SDLC Acceleration Summit that’s being held on May 13, 2014 in
San Francisco, but I also wanted to learn a little bit more about Parasoft as
well, and maybe the similarities or differences between what they do and what
Skytap does, and then to learn more about the Summit and why we’re all so
excited about it.
We’ll get to the Summit a little bit later on, but at first, I wanted to
learn a little bit more about Parasoft. I know, just from what I have heard,
and from what other people have told me, and my own research, that you guys
specialize in a number of things, from static ... (more)
Noel Wurst: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap and I am speaking today
with Peter Coffee. Peter is the VP for Strategic Resource at salesforce.com
and he's also going to be taking part in the SDLC Acceleration Summit on May
13th in San Francisco, California. Peter how are you doing today?
Peter Coffee: It's great to with you Noel. I'm fine, thank you.
Noel Wurst: Great, awesome. Well, I was going to say that I had the privilege
of reading your bio online. I recommend listeners go online and check it out
for themselves. It's such a varied background, you've done a little bit of ... (more)
I recently asked a group of people a question that I thought would raise
quite the debate, but it surprisingly (to me) failed to do so. I asked,
“Have mobile apps been more influential to enterprise software, or is it
the other way around?”
I’d love to say that it was only a slight majority that said, “Mobile
apps are absolutely the ones doing the influencing,” especially since I
think I disagree, but this was not the case. Every response I received
overwhelmingly voted that mobile apps are having a bigger influence on
enterprise software than vice versa. Am I crazy for disagre... (more)
All prognosticators, even us who simply roll out a single annual list, hope
for two things: one, that your predictions get a lot of traction and shares
across the industry, and two, that you end up actually being correct.
Anil Batra’s list of 2014 predictions has turned a lot of heads, largely
due to the fact that he led off with such a bold one. “DevOps teams become
the norm, not the exception.” While you would imagine that the DevOps
faithful and its believers would be the biggest fans of this coming true this
year, I would argue that it’s software customers who have received a ... (more)
You may have heard about the recent security vulnerability known as
"Heartbleed.” Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in OpenSSL (a
cryptographic software library that protects many services on the Internet)
that allows unauthorized access to protected information. Skytap has
investigated this issue and determined that our websites, particularly
https://cloud.skytap.com, and other publicly exposed services are not
vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug. Private, internal-only services are also
being validated and patched if vulnerable. To protect indirect loss of