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Do Containers spell the end of the era of VM? Start your container journey the Hexaware way In our last post, we learned that though containers are new, they have got a lot of traction and enterprises are actively considering their usage. With that in context, there is an interesting debate emerging around whether this is an end of Virtual Machines. We think that such concerns are based on the guess that any new technology will automatically supersede an old one. But this is not always the best assumption to make as not every new form of innovation is the…
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September 14th, 2016
CONTAINERS – Motivations and Challenges - Why is it so damn popular? In our previous posts, we had discussed about what a container is and how it works. Now, let us explore why it is becoming so popular and grabbing attention from different sections. As per our analysis, the main reason for this is the perceived benefits and wide applicability of containers. VM’s role is limited to only IT operations and infrastructure but container’s role is pretty widespread - be it in the areas of development, operations or infrastructure. Following explanations will make this amply clear: Developers love containers as…
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September 14th, 2016
Transform your virtualization journey with Containers - Get your basics right Our first post gave you a sneak preview of containers. A container is a type of virtualization like virtual machines or virtual memory. But the edge it has over VM is in its ability to virtualize not only the hardware resources like CPU and RAM but also the OS resources like file system, registry, process tree etc. Hence it is also called OS virtualization. Containers provide virtual environments similar to virtual machines but they aren't virtual machines. Here are the core similarities and differences between containers and VM: Like…
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September 3rd, 2016
Containers: The Next Step in Virtualization Tapping Digital Customers through Modern Applications Hexaware sees this age as the age of digital customers. And for these customers to be able to achieve their business objectives, they must have access to modern innovative apps. This provides great opportunities for enterprises to proactively analyze their existing apps portfolio & current application development strategy and look for strategies to transform the way apps are developed and delivered in the current age. There are contemporary avenues available to architect, deliver and run applications using Containers, Cloud & Microservices and DevOps. Our series of blogs focusing…
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August 25th, 2016
Distributed Agile Delivery Model is an Agile Global delivery framework focusing on multi-shore project delivery enabling both dispersed and distributed teams to have successful business value delivery. The Agile Edge: In the software industry, Global Software Development (GSD) has become a common practice and has its own advantages for eg; solving local IT skill shortage while offering cost efficiencies. However, GSD becomes challenging because teams have to deal with time-based, topographical and socio-cultural distance, resulting in difficulties with division of work, scarce communication, knowledge management, project and process management issues and infrastructure problems. Agile Software development has grown significantly over…
Posted by Kalyanaraman Ramani
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July 11th, 2016
The world has taken a new shift with the emergence of the growing digital wave. It is spreading like an invasion in the business world. It has become highly imperative for every organization to run its business in the smartest possible way to stay competitive. But the question still remains, what does the word 'digital' mean? Imagine gadgets used and shown in iconic movies like Iron Man, mi3, Captain America, becomes a reality....boom...that's it....in fact many of them are already in use in real life. In my opinion, making things simpler, easier to understand and adaptable with minimum guidelines or…
Posted by Siddharth Banerjee
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May 23rd, 2016
Application Managed services (AMS) market is at an inflexion point. There are two key trends that are strongly emerging as game changers: Business Aligned Application Management Service Delivery Automation (SDA) All AMS Providers are making significant investments in the above two areas, for reasons like To gain competitive edge Consolidate market share by winning newer renewal deals To retain existing contracts Some AMS providers have clearly steered through the complexities involved in integrating the two solution elements in their managed services proposition. These providers have gained a lot of ground and competitive advantage. While the above trends relate closely to…
Posted by Jaiganesh Thiyagarajan
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May 13th, 2016
CIO (Chief Information officer) is the stakeholder that controls a major budget in an enterprise in the form of IT (Information technology) – traditionally CIO and his protégés in the form of infrastructure heads, datacenter manager etc. has been a key customer for a lot of service providers, as they are the one’s buying infrastructure services in the form of managed services, staff augmentation and other sourcing models.  In the last few years however the relevance of this stakeholder is on stake, as business users and communities have started shopping and exploring out of the enterprise boundaries to buy  infrastructure…
Posted by Saurabh Vadhera
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March 22nd, 2016
Hexaware Shrink IT, Grow Digital has a fundamental impact on how in future enterprises will consume hybrid cloud services. The initiative is primarily based on the fact that cost of managing datacenters and cloud services should fundamentally fund organizations to focus on digital initiatives, At Hexaware, we strongly feel that in today’s enterprise the CIO’s and infrastructure heads are spending way too much in managing legacy, brittle architectures of systems – which are becoming complex day by day – which we strongly feel can be reduced to half!  And besides these legacy architectures are not fit for the digital age,…
Posted by Saurabh Vadhera
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March 7th, 2016
This is a Guest post by Venkataraman A R. It would be an understatement to say HR Technology is in a state of transformation. It is here and it is a reality. However, what is important is not the technology per se. It is the consumerization of HR that is to be embraced and taken advantage of. What is Consumerization? “Consumerization is the specific impact consumer originated technologies can have on enterprises. It reflects how enterprises will be affected by, and take advantage of, the new technologies and models, that originate and develop in the consumer space, rather than in the enterprise IT…
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October 26th, 2015