Author Archives: Tim O'Brien

Reinventing Wheels and Opportunity Cost (or Why you Need to use Nexus)


June 13, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

I hear two sentences.. often. It’s either: “We’re not big enough for a repository manager.” Or, the increasingly popular, “We built our own repository manager. It’s just a caching HTTP Proxy.” I can understand the first statement. People usually think “they are not big enough” for a repository manager when they haven’t understood that running […]

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Get proactive about Security with Insight


May 25, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

There’s a shift in the way organizations are thinking about security, and This article in Infoworld “IBM: Security execs move more toward active risk management” is exactly what we’ve been talking about. Here’s the quote that stood out: “Nearly two-thirds of security leaders say their senior executives are paying more attention to security today than […]

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Nexus is for Sharing


May 9, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

One of our customers asked me for a presentation deck making a simple case for bringing Nexus into a development environment: what are the broad stroke benefits of the repository from the perspective of the Enterprise? This video is that presentation, it doesn’t spend too much time enumerating a list of pro features. It focuses […]

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