Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtuvmdqvmtuvmdgvntqvmzgvnzi1l01ptlrbu0hfqkxpr19vtljftkrfukvex0lnqudfx3jlc2l6zwrfyw5kx3jlbmrlcmvklmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Blog

Digital vouchers firm picks DevOps automation to speed apps deployment

21/08/2014 by

W1siziisijiwmtqvmtavmjgvmtuvmtkvmdivodq4l2zpbguixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijywmhg0mdbcdtawm2uixv0

Digital vouchers and rewards provider Eagle Eye is launching a DevOps strategy to manage the cloud-based infrastructure that supports its product network for offers and reward transactions.

Founded in 2003, Eagle Eye processes more than two million transactions a month for over 80 customers, including Tesco, Marks and Spencer, Orange, Pizza Express, Greggs and Ladbrokes.

The company’s multi-patented transaction software platform, Eagle Eye AIR, allows retailers to integrate coupons into loyalty programmes and deliver vouchers and rewards directly to customers’ devices. It also provides retailers with data about customers’ shopping patterns, which helps them target shoppers with personalised offers.

The AIR software has been hosted on Rackspace’s managed cloud infrastructure since 2008 and the vouchers company has now selected Rackspace’s DevOps Automation service.

DevOps integrates the roles of developers and operations teams. It is a cultural approach that promotes better communication between the two teams as more elements of operations become programmable. 

Eagle Eye said implementing a DevOps strategy will help it deploy new features more rapidly and quickly scale out its existing technology infrastructure, helping to improve developer productivity.

The DevOps Automation service will enable Eagle Eye to automate the process of deploying and scaling hybrid cloud infrastructures for its AIR platform applications, while also rolling out additional insight and monitoring tools.

Scale up and down
“With the help of DevOps, we can react to the market like never before,” said Steve Rothwell, founder and director of Eagle Eye. “We now have the flexibility to scale up and down and get products to potential and existing customers faster."

Eagle Eye sees DevOps as a critical aid to growth, rather than a secondary investment.

The key to DevOps is in automating as much as possible – both in the process of moving a development project through testing into run time, and in how any operational problems are dealt with.

This article has been extracted from http://www.computerweekly.com/, please click on this link to read the article in full 
http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240227108/Digital-vouchers-firm-picks-DevOps-automation-to-speed-up-apps-deployment

Montash is a multi-award winning, global technology recruitment firm. Specialising in permanent and contract positions across mid-senior appointments which cover a wide range of industry sectors and IT functions, including:

ERP, BI & Data, Information Security, IT Architecture & Strategy, Energy Technologies, Demand IT and Business Engagement, Digital and E-commerce, Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Project and Programme Delivery.

With offices based in London, Montash has completed assignments in over 30 countries and has appointed technical professionals from board level to senior and mid-management in permanent and contract roles.


comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdevmtgvmdkvmtqvmzmvmzk5l0vsuc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijm4mhgxmdajil1d

Sage bolsters X3 business ERP solution

2017-01-18 09:00:00 +0000

Sage, one of the global leaders in enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, has revealed that it has signed up a trio of new clients to its X3 business solution. With the Salesforce.com partner wanting to be able to show its ability to host larger clients, the firm revealed that BrightBridge, Atlas Cloud and CLOUT are all now utilising the new and emerging X3 ERP platform. Sage Vice President of UK Enterprise David Watts talked about the latest agr...

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdevmtcvmtavmzcvmzevmjq2l0nsb3vkighlywx0agnhcmuuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

Cloud computing making its mark in healthcare

2017-01-17 10:00:00 +0000

The cloud computing sector has grown quickly, and businesses in various sectors have been quick to take advantage of its many benefits to improve services. One such market is the healthcare industry, which has been able to improve diagnosing and enhance treatment methodologies as a result of new technologies over the past decade. Cloud technology is helping one area in particular – the healthcare of people living in remote locations who would not ordina...