Illumio Blog
December 2, 2015

Chased by the Dragon: Containment Is the New Detection

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

Fiona: You didn’t slay the dragon? 
Shrek: It’s on my to-do list. 
— DreamWorks, Shrek

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Adaptive Security, Data Center Operations, DevOps

November 13, 2015

From situational awareness to application Security: Questions for John Donovan

Senior Editor

Alana is Illumio's resident word nerd and comma cowgirl. She also manages the Illumio blog.

I sat down with John Donovan, who leads Information Security at Illumio, to talk about what he sees as key trends in security now, and what we’ll still be paying attention to in 10 years.

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Adaptive Security, DevOps, Security

October 28, 2015

Infrastructure and Security Compete for Applications: The Illumio and Nutanix Partnership

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

There are two core principles of the “new stack” (i.e., the distributed computing paradigm) that we fell in love with when first learning about Nutanix:

  1. Embracing automation and abstractions to streamline development and operations across the stack
  2. Removing the requirement for human beings to place every application and service directly onto infrastructure
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Adaptive Security, Data Center Operations, DevOps

October 23, 2015

AWS Re:Invent 2015 and the Evolution of Containers

Sr. Director of Product Management

Mukesh is a seasoned product management leader with 18 years of experience in enterprise security. He drives the software strategy and roadmap for Illumio Adaptive Security Platform.

At this year’s fourth annual AWS re:Invent conference (my third time in attendance), I focused my time on digging deeper into containers—arguably today’s hottest topic. I, along with a few of my colleagues, had been experimenting with containers for a few months. I wanted to attend a few sessions and have engaging conversations with people who would come to the Illumio booth to figure out where the industry was headed.

So, what did I learn?

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, DevOps

October 20, 2015

Officer Krupke Meets Jenkins

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

“Dear kindly Sergeant Krupke, 
You gotta understand, 
It's just our bringin' up-ke 
That gets us out of hand.”
–Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story

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Adaptive Security, Data Center Operations, DevOps