More Perspective

ePlus is known for our engineering talent and rigor, and we employ many experts who have a keen pulse on the IT industry. From security, cloud, and storage to lifecycle and deployment services, our staff has a unique perspective. Read our thought leadership articles below.

  • DevOps Today: Automation First, Collaboration Second

    • Joe Brown
    • Nov 27, 2017
    In looking at definitions of DevOps, I found a general consensus that DevOps is primarily about enabling “cultural shifts” and increasing “collaboration” among technology development and operations/infrastructure teams. A much smaller emphasis is placed on the automation processes around delivering software and infrastructure changes. While I know I’m going to ruffle some feathers with this view, I am going to say it: we need to stop confusing the process efficiencies needed to reach DevOps excellence with the need for broader (and important!) organizational change.
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  • Cloud Native or Bust

    • Joe Brown
    • Nov 27, 2017
    There is a veritable cloud gold rush occurring today. CIOs are declaring “cloud-first strategies” while companies are pasting “cloud” onto any and every product they have. Their hope is to hit pay dirt amid uncharted and widespread IT transformation. As with most euphoric and rapid endeavors, reality is setting in for those who have made the journey to the cloud. Big payouts require work. For the cloud, a lot of that work happens at the application level.
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  • ePlus and OneCloud at Cisco Live

    • ePlus
    • Jun 28, 2017
    Stop by our booth at Cisco Live and meet the new ePlus OneCloud team; Sudheesh Subhash, Manish Tandon, Anjali Tyagi, and Desi Acosta! We are in Booth T12 in the Solutions Showcase – right near the House of Brews!
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  • Don’t Overlook the Why in Your Move to the Cloud

    • Mike Trojecki
    • Mar 29, 2017
    Simon Sinek, well-known author, speaker, and consultant, made headlines a few years ago with his business book (and extremely popular Ted Talk) titled Start with Why. In his presentation, Simon explains his belief that companies must understand what they do and how they do it. But more importantly, they first need to understand why they do it.
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  • Connecting Cloud and Security in the Digital Age

    • ​Lee Waskevich
    • Mar 16, 2017
    Cloud adoption is increasing. While growth rate estimates vary, the trend is going up. But some studies reveal that cloud security remains a big concern, and it’s having an impact on cloud services adoption. According to a study by Intel, 49% of customers said they slowed down their rate of adoption last year over security-related concerns, specifically citing a shortage of cybersecurity skills.
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  • Why Should Network Programmability Matter to You?

    • Bill Evans
    • Mar 2, 2017
    We hear a lot about network programmability these days. It’s a popular topic at conferences and a common subject in articles and blogs. Many experts and industry analysts are writing and talking about it, mostly in connection with a broader discussion about industry trends and software-defined networking (SDN).
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  • 3 Steps to Successful Cloud Deployments

    • Gilgallon
    • Apr 28, 2016
    The promise of the cloud is compelling, and more companies are making the leap than ever before. In fact, Gartner predicts the worldwide public cloud services market will grow 16.5 percent in 2016 to total $204 billion. Those numbers are not surprising, given the tremendous opportunities made possible by cloud services.
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