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Do you DevOps?

Join us for a topical discussion around the world of DevOps and how this agile relationship between Development and Operations can help organisations. Our guests Bob Plumridge, CTO of HDS and Richard Robinson, Strategic Alliances Manager of Xtravirt explain the importance of DevOps, how it compares with traditional development approaches, as well as the key players within this space. We also discuss where DevOps is  heading and the future trends we're anticipate seeing. Topics covered include:

  • What is DevOps and how does it compare to traditional development approaches?
  • What are the market factors driving the adoption?
  • What are the trends that we're starting to see?
  • What are the common mistakes clients are making during implementation?

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The New Business as Usual

Ep. 39
In this very topical and timely podcast we are joined by Xtravirt Strategic Services Director, Robin Gardner. As an experienced CTO in change management and instrumental in a number of large scale infrastructure and virtualisation programmes, Robin was the obvious choice when it came to discussing the impact of the global pandemic on IT and organisational culture.We discuss the changes and challenges businesses have had to face over the past few months, how IT have had to respond and Robin provides us with his views on what these mean for how organisations operate and their employees.Listen the podcast to understand more about:The main challenges businesses have had to overcome to enable remote working and keep businesses runningCan the changes organisations have had to make be sustained in the longer term and the impact on compliance issues?What will be different in how organisations were working, are now working and where they need to get to?How do we support the changing profile of the workspace, the workforce and office culture?Is now the time to be thinking about IT planning, migrations and transformations and what tools and products can organisations utilise for this journey?Has the current situation brought to light more sustainable options for organisations?What should organisations be considering and doing now to support themselves over the next few months?For more information on Xtravirt's services go to, to get in touch go to