Category: Managed Services

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 »

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 »

5 Public Cloud Myths

The public cloud is one of the hottest trends in the entire IT space today and has been for many years. Cloud offerings such as AWS, Azure and Google cloud have made it “en vogue” for many companies to get into.  Many times, board members will think they are missing out, if their company isn’t… Read more »

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Considering Hybrid Cloud

It seems like everyone is talking about hybrid cloud, a mixture of public, private and/or on premise clouds (in its simplest form).  But why do we hear that phrase so much? Is it all that it’s cracked up to be?  In a word, YES.  If constructed and implemented correctly, hybrid cloud can provide numerous advantages… Read more »

Resource Usage and You

When it comes to your IT infrastructure, there are a lot of variables involved in getting things right. Your projected resource usage is one of the more important variables. A critical thing to realize is your need for computing resources will only go up over time. Never down. Higher resource needs tend to coincide with the… Read more »

What can VPN connectivity mean to a multi-site organization?

You keep data on your business, employees, and customers. That data is a valuable to more than just you. Corporate espionage costs businesses worldwide over $500 billion a year. Keeping that data safe can be tough even with only one location. So when dealing with multiple sites requiring secure communications, the complexity is magnified. The… Read more »

Why is Contegix an “Atlassian Expert”?

“DIY” is a great way to save money, but any cost savings come at the price of your lost time. Instead of dealing with your business, you are hammering away at system issues and the 3am support calls. Managed hosting is a good way to save time and money on your end if you can… Read more »

SHA-1: What it is and How it Affects You

In a fully expected move over 2 years in coming, the major browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge) have announced they no longer support the SHA-1 cryptographic hashing algorithm, often used with SSL certificates. SSL Certificates are the piece in the web puzzle keeping everything secure, encrypting communications between a user and the… Read more »