Hello Droplet Computing

Droplet Computing definitely made a big impact on Michelle Laverick when they presented at Cloud Field Day last year. In this blog post, she announced that she’s joined the company! The decision was made not just based on the technology stack they showed off as they came out of stealth, but also the spirit of the company. In this post, Michelle outlines what specifically about Droplet Computing provides exceptional value for customers.

Droplet Computing Product Walk Thru: Not Just Another Droplet in the Ocean

Michelle Laverick first saw Droplet Computing when they presented at Cloud Field Day last year. In this post, she walks through the experience of using their container-based technology, which allows applications to be installed “as-is” without special packaging. Running on an older MacBook, the overall performance was comparable to a local virtual machine in testing. For a 1.0 release, Michelle found it a robust solution.

Cloud Field Day: Droplet Computing – Any App, Any Where, Any Device

Droplet Computing launched out of stealth at Cloud Field Day in April. In this post, Michelle Laverick looks at the implications of their browser-based application containers. This ability to run any application on any OS with any infrastructure isn’t just interesting for legacy apps. Michelle outlines why this could have far reaching consequences for organizations running new apps without worrying about underlying requirements.

ThinkPiece: Cloud Field Day: Can an old dog, learn new tricks?

At Cloud Field Day Michelle Laverick saw some encouraging sign from established companies adapting to the reality of the cloud. NetApp, Oracle, and Veritas all showed that despite being incumbent companies, they have identified how to be competitive against newer cloud-focused startups. This often involved spinning up entirely new teams that can operate with agility. Not every company was convincing in their cloud play, but Michelle was definitely impressed to see older companies making moves to stay competitive with the cloud giants.

California here I Come – Cloud Field Day

We’re excited to have Michelle Laverick coming out to Silicon Valley for Cloud Field Day next week. She’ll be seeing a wide range of companies in the cloud infrastructure market, including two “secret companies”! It’ll be a week full of presentations and insightful questions. Be sure to watch along on our livestream, as well as joining the conversation on Twitter using #CFD3.

Michelle Laverick

Instructor, Public Speaker, Blogger, Podcaster, Author, Journalist and stint on the vendorland, Michelle has been a long-term contributor to the IT community, but rather baulks at the idea of being referred to as a “veteran”