Category: Managed Applications

Diving Deeper into what “CASP” Really Means

In the last article, I focused on how traditional hosting and MSPs were a thing of the past, while introducing the new concept of a Cloud Application Service Provider or “CASP”.  In this piece, I want to focus a little more on what really defines a CASP and why we at Contegix believe it truly… Read more »

Why is Contegix an “Atlassian Expert”?

“DIY” is a great way to save money, but any cost savings come at the price of your lost time. Instead of dealing with your business, you are hammering away at system issues and the 3am support calls. Managed hosting is a good way to save time and money on your end, that is, if… Read more »

Top 5 Things to Know About Stride

Atlassian’s 2017 release of its Stride messaging app is set to transform how teams collaborate. The main focus of Stride is helping teams work better and stay on track to get their task completed. With Stride, Atlassian is on a mission to help enterprises move forward by redefining communication. Here are five key factors to… Read more »

The Future of MSPs is Here and It Looks Like Us

The days of pure-play, legacy hosting is becoming a fading trend these days that only applies to the smaller websites. In a world where companies need more from the Managed Service Provider (MSP) delivering their hosting services, the shift towards Cloud Service Providers with a focus on applications and a DevOps mentality becomes more and… Read more »

5 Tips for Migrating Your Repos to a Unified Platform

Migrating your repositories into a single unified system may be a daunting task, but it’s definitely doable if you follow a few basic guidelines. As with any data migration project, conscientious management and planning will be necessary. Here we look at some valuable tips when migrating your repositories to help you make the shift in… Read more »

5 Tips for Deciding on Your Organization’s Build Tool

When building a program, it’s important to utilize a quality product that can help carry out the various phases of a software product development project. This includes the development, continuous deployment (CD), continuous testing, and continuous integration (CI) of software products. A build tool is instrumental in building newer versions of existing software programs. This… Read more »

Controlling Your Repositories

Version control plays an important role in your day-to-day operations. It helps keep team members and developers abreast of important coding changes for projects, files, and ongoing technical issues. Simple yet effective, repositories like Bitbucket and Github can be controlled in various ways to help you manage key features like access, branches, and files, as… Read more »

5 Ways to Optimize Bamboo and Jenkins

Bamboo and Jenkins are two leading software services in the same arena: automating the non-human part of software development. Both pieces of software look to automate commits and build progression so that the users and developers on a program can spend more of their time and effort actually working on developing the software. However, both… Read more »

WordPress or Drupal? Which Is Best for Your Site?

When it comes to managing a website’s content, it’s important to have a content management system (CMS) that can achieve IT and enterprise goals. Both WordPress and Drupal are common content management systems developers use. WordPress is responsible for powering at least 26.4 percent of the Web, while Drupal comes in third place as one… Read more »

Which Test Management Tools Are Right for You

Keeping track of who’s testing what, when, and why is essential for maintaining test management best practices and getting applications to market faster. Depending on a company’s daily operations, there could be numerous people working on a variety of test cases, execution reports, or team testing projects at the same time or only once in… Read more »