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Providing A Connected Vehicle Experience With Cloud

The following is the twelfth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. Throughout this series, we have discussed the many benefits of cloud, including increased velocity for innovation, enhanced security, and the opportunity for ROI. Now, we want to discuss how the cloud can […]

VMware Completes Pivotal Acquisition

VMware Completes Pivotal Acquisition During SpringOne Platform in 2019, Pivotal officially opened the conference with a keynote featuring James Watters, Senior VP of Strategy at Pivotal, and Pat Gelsinger, CEO at VMware, to announce the acquisition of Pivotal. When James asked, “Why Pivotal?” Pat noted the two had already worked closely. With the widespread adoption […]

Providing a Unified Customer Experience with Cloud

The following is the eleventh blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. Throughout this series, we have discussed the many benefits of cloud, including increased velocity for innovation, enhanced security, and the opportunity for ROI. In the next few blogs, we’re going to examine […]

3 Ways Pivotal Can Revamp Your Middleware

While the exact definition of middleware varies, we classify middleware as API management, B2B gateways, application servers, event processing, and message-oriented middleware. Middleware has become a foundation for many businesses as digital transformation and cloud technologies are changing the way organizations operate. But as business demands increase, heritage middleware platforms are struggling to adapt, and […]

4 Steps to Get Started with Containers

The following is the fifth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. So far in this series, we have explored the evolution of containers, their benefits, the importance of container management platforms and how to choose which of them is best for your business, and some […]

Overview of Pivotal Container Service (PKS)

Last week at Pivotal’s SpringOne conference in Austin, there was a lot of hype around Pivotal’s container offering, PKS. PKS enables provisioning, operation, and management of enterprise-grade Kubernetes clusters. I attended the SpringOne sessions about the PKS patterns and best practices for delivering the Kubernetes ecosystem. If you weren’t able to attend, I summarized the […]

SpringOne 2019 Keynote Recap: VMware and Pivotal

SpringOne Platform, Pivotal’s user conference, is happening in Austin this week. Today, the conference officially opened with a keynote featuring James Watters, Senior VP of Strategy at Pivotal. After some initial remarks, he brought Pivotal’s soon-to-be new owner and current CEO of VMware, Pat Gelsinger, on stage. The acquisition was announced two months ago during […]

Austin at night

Pivotal Names Perficient 2019 Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year

SpringOne Platform, Pivotal’s annual user conference, kicked off today in Austin. As part of today’s partner summit, Pivotal recognized key partners with awards, and Perficient was awarded the 2019 Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year Award for Cloud-Native Advocacy. “We are excited to announce Perficient as the Global Systems Integrator for Cloud Native Advocacy,” […]

Key Considerations When Adopting Containers

The following is the fifth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In this series so far, we have looked at why businesses are turning to containers, their benefits, the importance of container management platforms, and how to choose the container management platform that’s right for […]

How to Choose a Container Management Platform

The following is the fourth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In our last blog in this series, we examined the importance of utiziling a container management platform. In this blog, we’ll go further in depth on the multiple options you have when adopting a […]

Driving Innovation with Automation in the Cloud

The following is the third blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our first blog in this series, we looked at the current state of cloud, while the second blog highlighted how cloud enables innovation. In this blog, we will showcase how cloud […]

The Benefits of Containers for Businesses

The following is the second blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In our last blog in this series, we looked at what software containers are and their evolution over time. In this blog, we will examine the reasons that businesses are turning to containers and […]

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