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Configuration Management and DevOps News
April 11, 2017
Microsoft nabbed a small Kubernetes development company that could play a big part to make Kubernetes for Windows ready for prime time.
February 20, 2017
Seeking to improve the workflow efficiencies of corporate IT shops, ServiceNow incorporates IBM's cognitive technology with its services automation platform.
January 27, 2017
IT never sleeps, and 2017 will keep them on their toes. Experts and IT professionals weigh in on their expectations for the cloud, containers and DevOps.
December 22, 2016
Rancher container management rode into town for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2016, and the government department hasn't looked back since.
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CMDB discovery tools have been around for quite a long time because their need is pretty obvious. Organizations are generally understaffed to do the daily work. Many just do not staff to ... Continue Reading
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