Dev-Test Starts with IT: (Part 1) Why Dev-Test on Azure?

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Kevin Remde welcomes Drew McDaniel as they kick off a new multi-part series today, entitled “Dev-Test Starts with IT”. Tune in as they discuss how development and IT organizations can take advantage of a cloud platform such as Microsoft Azure to improve their agility and overall quality when it comes to supporting a fully dynamic and robust development lifecycle.

  • [1:44] How much infrastructure does a typical enterprise allocate for dev-test?
  • [2:38] What is the average utilization of your dev-test infrastructure?
  • [4:13] What type of workloads or apps can you dev-test on Azure?
  • [5:55]  Building VMs in the cloud certainly is useful, but how can users benefit from Azure's approach to hybrid infrastructure?
  • [8:25] How long does it take an IT person to provision VMs for their developers or business units?
  • [9:18] How do customers manage their dev-test environment today and how is it different from doing this on-prem?
  • [10:53] What else is new in Azure for dev-test?
  • [12:33] How can I get started?


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