Category: Managed Services

Keep Calm and Back Up Your Data

IT infrastructure is critical to your business. Have you ever thought about what would happen if something catastrophic happened to your infrastructure? The Disaster Recovery Journal defines disaster recovery as “the process, policies and procedures related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure, systems and applications which are vital to an organization after… Read more »

Top 5 Things to Know About Stride

Atlassian’s 2017 release of its Stride messaging app is set to transform how teams collaborate. The main focus of Stride is helping teams work better and stay on track to get their task completed. With Stride, Atlassian is on a mission to help enterprises move forward by redefining communication. Here are five key factors to… Read more »

The Future of MSPs is Here and It Looks Like Us

The days of pure-play, legacy hosting is becoming a fading trend these days that only applies to the smaller websites. In a world where companies need more from the Managed Service Provider (MSP) delivering their hosting services, the shift towards Cloud Service Providers with a focus on applications and a DevOps mentality becomes more and… Read more »

5 Tips for Migrating Your Repos to a Unified Platform

Migrating your repositories into a single unified system may be a daunting task, but it’s definitely doable if you follow a few basic guidelines. As with any data migration project, conscientious management and planning will be necessary. Here we look at some valuable tips when migrating your repositories to help you make the shift in… Read more »

5 Tips for Deciding on Your Organization’s Build Tool

When building a program, it’s important to utilize a quality product that can help carry out the various phases of a software product development project. This includes the development, continuous deployment (CD), continuous testing, and continuous integration (CI) of software products. A build tool is instrumental in building newer versions of existing software programs. This… Read more »

5 Ways to Optimize Bamboo and Jenkins

Bamboo and Jenkins are two leading software services in the same arena: automating the non-human part of software development. Both pieces of software look to automate commits and build progression so that the users and developers on a program can spend more of their time and effort actually working on developing the software. However, both… Read more »

Which Test Management Tools Are Right for You

Keeping track of who’s testing what, when, and why is essential for maintaining test management best practices and getting applications to market faster. Depending on a company’s daily operations, there could be numerous people working on a variety of test cases, execution reports, or team testing projects at the same time or only once in… Read more »

Service Denied: Countering Targeted DDoS Attacks

Most people do not think about it as frequently as I do (since I work in information security), but we all know that the websites we visit – or even operate – are constantly under threat of attack.  These attacks often result in taking these sites offline – rendering it unavailable to visitors. This can… 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 »

Enterprise Apps in the Public Cloud

The public cloud offers many opportunities for enterprises, particularly those that have operated entirely on-premise in the past. However, moving existing apps into the cloud and adding new cloud-based solutions into the infrastructure can present significant challenges. Assessing Risk Not all enterprise applications are suitable for the public cloud. Industry regulations may require certain levels… Read more »