Piston Staff  /  Oct 26, 2014

6 Ways to Convince Your CEO to Upgrade Your Datacenter’s Infrastructure

Minda Zetlin outlines all of the benefits CEOs will love about programmable infrastructure in CIO. Software Defined Networking (SDN) has been a hot topic in IT Departments, and IT…

Gretchen Curtis  /  Oct 2, 2014

Contribute More Than Code

Despite the bad drought we’ve had in California this year, we are still incredibly fortunate. When we’re thirsty, we turn on the tap. When we’re dirty, we twist a…

Joshua McKenty  /  Sep 30, 2014

Movin’ On Up the Stack

It is with mixed emotions that today I announce my departure from Piston. When Gretchen, Christopher, and I started Piston almost four years ago, we could have never predicted…

Piston Staff  /  Sep 12, 2014

Are You Paying More Than You Should for Your Cloud Operations?

Just last month, Gigaom published an article titled, “Where’s my cloud price cut?” in which, Praveen Asthana, discusses the hidden costs of public cloud. As Praveen Asthana notes, although…

Piston Staff  /  Aug 28, 2014

4 Lessons Learned On Starting Your DevOps Team

In his article “DevOps: Stop Talking and Start Doing”, Mike Kavis skips over the definitions of DevOps and goes straight to offering the lessons he’s learned on implementing DevOps.…

Piston Staff  /  Aug 20, 2014

The Perils of Ignoring Your DevOps Strategy

In his Dzone article, “DevOps Isn’t Killing Developers – But it is Killing Development and Developer Productivity”, Bird argues that DevOps isn’t killing developers, but it is destroying development…

Piston Staff  /  Aug 14, 2014

What’s the First Step to a Successful DevOps Strategy?

In Computer Weekly, Clive Longbottom discusses how an organization can transition to a DevOps approach to meet the demands of their organization. The IT landscape’s focus is speed –…

Piston Staff  /  Aug 6, 2014

Top 3 Reasons Why IT Healthcare Organizations Are Adopting Cloud

Forbes recently published an article and infographic outlining key findings from HIMSS Analytics’ 2014 Cloud Survey that looks at cloud computing adoption in healthcare provider organizations. Not surprising, there…

Piston Staff  /  Jul 30, 2014

Vote for OpenStack Summit Paris Speaking Proposals

The deadline to vote is Wednesday, August 6, 2014! In a few short months, Piston, along with more than 4,000 of our closest friends, will take over the streets…

Piston Staff  /  Jul 24, 2014

Bring New Apps and Services to Market Faster with SDN and OpenStack

In this new “data revolution” economy, being able to quickly develop apps from testing to staging to production is a key competitive differentiation for most businesses today. Being able…