KubeCon EU 2023: Swag Awards, Impromptu Interviews, and More!
Wow - a week out, and we are still blown away by all the incredible conversations we had at KubeCon EU. If you visited our booth, you know exactly how we feel. We were able to chat with so many companies about how to optimize their deployments into customer-managed environments, including needs like air gap support, customer telemetry, managing customer licenses, handling upgrades, complementing Helm, and more. Some highlights of the week include –
The Replicated Booth at KubeCon Amsterdam: Coffee, Art, and Kubernetes
KubeCon EU is April 18 - 21, and we couldn’t be more excited! If you’re going to be at KubeCon, don’t forget to stop by and see us at Booth s34. We’ve been preparing to see everyone in Amsterdam for months - designing our booth to match the beautiful host city, picking the perfect swag, hiring a local live artist, and more.
Happy Women’s History Month from Replicated!
From Grace Hopper to Katherine Johnson, groundbreaking innovations by women have changed the entire landscape of our existence in the best ways. In celebration of Women’s History Month, let’s also introduce a few of the Women of Replicated who are making history themselves.
Research report: Customer Demand Drives On-premises Software Growth
Perhaps surprising to prevailing wisdom, this year’s report shows just how strong the demand continues to be for on-prem software. Spoiler: this segment is alive and thriving.
Changing Roles and Forging New Careers – How Replicated Supports Employees
Building a rewarding career is one of the most important, fulfilling, and challenging things people all over the globe work to achieve. Between managing families, finances, coworkers, and the day-to-day ups and downs of life, carving out time for a gratifying career can often be an afterthought.
What Is ‘Air Gap’ and What’s In It for the ISV?
A Closer Look at a Unique Way to be On-Prem As cloud-native software vendors, you’ve long been extolling the virtues of container-based apps and DevOps methodologies like CI/CD. Think speed, automation. Cloud-native can be a ‘win’ for any organization looking to be agile and responsive.
Replicated Is a 2021 Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing
Each year, Gartner recognizes innovative technology companies as Cool Vendors across various market segments. We are proud to announce that Replicated has been recognized as a November 2021 Gartner™ Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing.
Replicated Had a Blast at KubeCon 2021
Looking back at this past week, we truly had a memorable experience at KubeCon 2021. Even though we are on the tail end of a pandemic, we were thankfully and safely able to gather in Downtown Los Angeles and see so many of you amazing people in the global Kubernetes community.
The Replicated KubeCon 2021 Experience
As October is upon us, we look back to where we were at this time last year and breathe a (slight) sigh of relief. While we may not be out of the woods yet when it comes to the global pandemic we’ve all endured over the last 18 months, we are finally at the point […]
Rancher and Replicated Partner To Power the Next Generation of Enterprise Software
Great things come in pairs. Most of us will agree that food is good. Many of us also believe that wine is good. However, the pairing of the right food with the right wine clearly results in a fusion of flavors greater than the sum of its parts.
Here Comes Trouble: Troubleshoot and Amazon EKS Anywhere Partnership
It can be lonely being early with an idea. Every first mover and category-defining startup has felt the frustration of knowing that they’re onto something big while having to wait for their vision to enter the mainstream consciousness.
GitOps and Open Source With Alexis Richardson of Weaveworks
In Episode 40 of The EnterpriseReady Podcast, Grant is joined by Alexis Richardson of Weaveworks. They discuss Weave GitOps, insights on brand revitalization, and the storied career journey that led Alexis from finance to startups to enterprise software.
Replicated Joins the AWS Partner Network Global Startup Program
We here at Replicated are proud to announce that we have joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Global Startup Program to help us accelerate our growth and provide customers with expanded installation options. Replicated helps reduce friction for the ever-increasing number of global companies investing in on-premises software delivery and management.
Why Are Companies Doing On-Prem Air Gap Installations Now?
By Jason English (@bluefug) – Intellyx| Part 1 of the Intellyx On-Prem Innovation Series Software ate the world. Then SaaS started eating software. Then, cloud started enveloping SaaS. Now, even one flavor of cloud is no longer good enough for most highly distributed software applications.
Replicated $50M Series C To Advance Multi-Prem Software Adoption
In our never-ending pursuit to help independent software vendors bring multi-prem applications into the hands of enterprise software customers, we’re proud to announce that Replicated has just raised a 50M Series C round of funding!
Replicated Runthrough: SchemaHero 101
Greetings and welcome to our final issue of Replicated Runthrough, starring the coolest project you’ve probably already seen a few things about – SchemaHero.
Fully Remote: Home Office Should Not Be a Financial Burden on Employees
We’re excited to announce our new Replicated home office reimbursement program, and thought it would be best to outline the thinking and work that went into this new policy. We let go of our LA-based office and began to hire from across the United States and the world!
4 Ways Multi-Prem Software Will Increase Your Enterprise Sales
At first glance, you may have thought the title was a typo – “multi” prem? Not on-prem? Not cloud? You may also be wondering what multi-prem software even means. It’s a legitimate question that begs a deeper explanation.
Build vs Buy: Decision Time
In our previous posts, we’ve gone through all of the considerations you should explore when it comes to on-prem software delivery and management––from planning to maintenance––and now it’s time for the big decision.
Build vs Buy: Execution
So far, we’ve explored cost, time to market, internal resources, and business continuity. Do you have a clear favorite at this point? Have you crossed all of your t’s and color-coded all of your Gantt charts? Keep an open mind as we move forward because we’re about to get into execution.
Build vs Buy: Planning for Success
In our last blog post, we talked about how on-prem software for the enterprise isn’t going anywhere. This $400 billion industry dwarfs enterprise SaaS, but it doesn’t often get the attention it deserves.
Dear Reader, Last week, while I was listening at 2x speed to the Kubernetes Podcast episode where Google’s Craig Box interviewed me, Grant Miller, I had the opportunity to reflect on a few things.
Making History: The Womxn of Replicated
To commemorate Women’s History Month, we invite you to join us in celebrating the amazing women and non-binary people at Replicated at our upcoming live event, Making History: The Womxn of Replicated. Greetings and Happy Women’s History Month from Replicated!
Tracking Trends: Rise of Kubernetes Elevates Software Delivery On-Prem
At Replicated, we closely track happenings in the cloud native space given that we use cloud native technologies to deliver and manage software on-prem. (We like the on-prem term because it neatly sidesteps the tiresome on-premise vs. on-premises debate.)
$25M Series B To Modernize On-Prem Software
We’re excited to announce that we’ve raised a 5M Series B of funding to accelerate our work of modernizing on-prem software for the Kubernetes era. We embarked on this journey at the end of 2014 to make on-prem software be less terrible and eventually help it become amazing.
Puppet and Replicated Partner for Kubernetes-Based Software Delivery
Puppet announced our new partnership last week. Puppet’s Continuous Delivery for Puppet Enterprise (CD4PE), a cloud-native solution for scaling DevOps automation and practices throughout an organization, will use KOTS for scale and operationalization across complex customer environments.
Distributing Operators in KOTS
Starting in KOTS 1.13.0, new support for packaging and distributing Kubernetes Operators has been introduced. Operators are a great way to make self-managing applications by automating day-to-day maintenance tasks that run in a “reconciliation loop” alongside the application.
Kosplay at KubeCon San Diego, because… Kubernetes
KubeCon 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center, the home of Comic-Con, has managed to establish an even geekier form of cosplay. It’s called Kosplay… yes, with a K. Kosplay combines the age-old Comic-Con tradition of donning finely crafted superhero costumes with the Kubernetes community’s love of branded swag.
Embracing On-prem Delivery with DevOps, Jama Software
The video above is a talk from the DevOpsDays Seattle 2019 event. In the presentation, Maarika Krumhansl, an Engineering Manager at Jama Software, describes the company’s evolution to create a continuous deployment pipeline to both SaaS and on-prem environments by leveraging Docker and Replicated.
Replicated and Heavybit Host The First Ever DevGuild: Enterprise-Ready Products Conference
In a few short weeks, we’ll host the first ever EnterpriseReady event in partnership with Heavybit. The event is taking place on October 11 in San Francisco at Folsom Street Foundry, and we invite you to join us.
Put your Application to the Test with EnterpriseGrade
In November 2016, Replicated collaborated with our peers in the enterprise IT space to launch EnterpriseReady—a collection of advice and best practices on how to build SaaS applications with the types of features that enterprise buyers expect. Today, we’re taking that project a step further by launching EnterpriseGrade.
Slashing your Attack Surface by Reining in Your SaaS Data Sprawl
If you’re like most people, you probably didn’t hear about this recent breach experienced by Reddit. The attack was small in terms of sheer scale, but is notable nonetheless: It highlights some of the vulnerabilities of the SaaS model, where companies are encouraged to trust sensitive customer data with third parties that bear no real […]