Stackstorm Acquired by Brocade

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Stackstorm, a startup company that created devops automation solutions and Sand Hill East client was recently acquired by Brocade, a publicly traded enterprise hardware company. StackStorm started in 2013 and was based in Palo Alto, with 14 employees. StackStorm was in stealth mode until in May 2014 when it announced the release of version 1.0 of its open-source software. As reported by Venture Beat, the Stackstorm team “eventually came to adopt the moniker ‘IFTTT for ops,’ implying that it could take care of certain tasks based on rules that operations people put in place, just like the IFTTT service that integrates…

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Nir Eyal, Best Selling Author, Meets with Sand Hill East Clients

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“How do you create products people use every day?” “What are the secrets of building services customers love?” “How can you create products that ‘hook' users?”   Nir Eyal, bestselling author of HOOKED: How to Build Habit Forming Products, answered these questions and more in a recent interactive workshop hosted by Sand Hill East. In this hands-on seminar, Nir provided Sand Hill East clients with tips on designing better products based on the framework he has constructed, and shared insights from years of research and professional experience. In this hands-on seminar, participants learned: Common design patterns of habit-forming products Stages of habit formation and how to…

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