The "cloud" has opened the traditional "big enterprise" environments for outsourcing parts of their IT that has been kept in-house for a long time. Large companies and public institutions are looking for ways to save money, receive higher quality services, and become more flexible.
At gocept we provide an "operations as a service" hosting environment that picks up infrastructure development and application operations tasks for traditional enterprise-style projects: intranet, extranet and integration applications, corporate web sites, and such.
Over the last years we have served large enterprise and public institutions by applying and researching DevOps-style processes, FLOSS technology, and computer science to achieve those goals.
Our personal goals include keeping a small, agile team, as well as integrating with external project developers and the customer.
We will look at both the day-to-day and the less frequent challenges we meet:
Our talk will substantiate our experiences based on reliable anecdotal evidence from real, ongoing customer projects.
Christian Theune, Christian Kauhaus