Category: Knowledge

7 Most Useful Magento Features

Every industry expert uses Magento at some point as their business expands online. Magento has proven to be a robust platform capturing roughly one-quarter of the ecommerce market, and for good reason. The platform is capable of supporting enterprise-level ecommerce merchants. Here are seven resourceful features in Magento: 1. Marketing Automation Automation is one of… Read more »

The Best WordPress Plugins for Increasing Interactions

Increasing interaction helps to improve engagement on your site. Increased engagement has its benefits, too. It improves visibility, promotes loyalty, and demonstrates effective content marketing. WordPress has close to 52,000 plugins as of 2017, and several of these plugins can help technology and enterprise leaders achieve successful interaction. Consider these top WordPress plugins to enhance… Read more »

Top Drupal Modules

Drupal provides content experts with an array of capabilities, including modules to facilitate projects and even the infrastructure to create entire social network platforms. As of 2017, Drupal offers close to 39,000 modules. While there are thousands of Drupal modules to choose from, there are a few that stand out from the crowd. Here are… Read more »

Top 5 Confluence Plugins for HR

Confluence, with its many powerful features, is a solution that offers benefits for all departments of the organization. One department that can use Confluence to its full potential is Human Resources. To exploit its HR-specific functionality, checkout the marketplace. They offer many excellent options for increasing efficiency and collaboration. 1. 360Poll The annual review has… Read more »

The Linux Kernel: Designed for High Performance Servers (4 of 4)

Computer operating systems, such as Linux, use file systems to manage data for both users and the computer. Advanced file systems, such as the Ext4 file system supported by Linux, are feature rich. They offer features like file compression (saves storage space), access control security (via account permissions), delayed allocation (a form of caching that… Read more »

Things to Consider When Building HA in the Public Cloud

We continue to provide further education about the public cloud as it still seems to be considered the “wild west”. For those that have settled in a somewhat stable place and have gained significant insight into the positives, while acknowledging the challenges, should share that knowledge to help everyone gain ground. Today we want to… Read more »

The 3 Keys to Deciding Which Cloud is Right for You

Decisions.  No matter how important they are, you can still overthink them, under think them, or get the analysis just right. No one has the silver bullet on how to decide which cloud is right for your organization, but I am going to give it my best shot.  In this article, I will try to… Read more »

4 Signs You’ve Hit the CSP Jackpot

You may have read the title and expected to see MSP instead of CSP.  Yes, there are Managed Service Providers, but when you are focused on utilizing the CLOUD to optimize your business wouldn’t you rather work with a Cloud Service Provider (CSP)? Instead of MSP, which could mean any myriad of Managed Services, let’s… Read more »

The Growth of Public Cloud: Stats and Facts to Know

Today, 41 percent of workloads are in the public cloud. RightScale’s “2017 State of the Cloud” survey reveals that in the last year, the percentage of organizations using private cloud fell slightly despite the fact 95 percent of companies are using the cloud in some capacity. The cloud computing industry is still growing rapidly, though… Read more »

5 Ways to Mess up Your Migration to the Public Cloud

The glorious public cloud is the holy grail of hosting to so many companies today, yet thousands of companies have suffered painful migrations to get there.  Companies have also realized certain workloads don’t make sense to run in the public cloud and have had to spend significant resources moving it back out of the public… Read more »