Top 5 Confluence Plugins for Marketing

Launching an effective marketing campaign, or maintaining the cyclical process of marketing, requires collaboration and organization among team members. However, it can be challenging to achieve these important efforts without the right tools. Atlassian’s Confluence is an integral platform marketers can use to improve their marketing efforts. This platform offers a whole host of plugins… Read more »

Atlassian Plugin Best Practices

Contegix is proud to be an Atlassian Expert Partner and has many customers who rely on our expertise with the Atlassian suite to keep their critical instances of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc. running. We make sure your instances are fast, stable, and up-to-date. With the number of Atlassian instances that we host, we have learned… Read more »

5 Biggest Enterprise Cloud Trends of 2018

While the cloud and its role in enterprise technology has evolved significantly in recent years, Forrester analysts predict 2018 will be the year tech leadership works towards locking-in cloud computing for the future. Analysis published in Forbes states that enterprises are no longer questioning whether the cloud is the best choice, “they now scramble to… Read more »

Safe and Efficient Application Migration

We do a lot of migrations, some require additional work, but most are fairly routine.  That’s because our extensive experience, has allowed us to develop a solid process that helps get you migrated to Contegix Hosting in a safe and well tested manner. With migrations, we can see diverse problems upon import. It can be anything… Read more »

[Webcast Playback] Leveraging Atlassian in Contegix FedRAMP Cloud

Last month, Don West, Manager of Solution Architecture at Contegix, presented “Leveraging Atlassian in Contegix FedRAMP Cloud,” a webcast hosted by Carahsoft, a Contegix Strategic Alliance Partner. Listeners of this webcast tuned in to hear Don discuss the challenges government DevOps teams face and the ways in which organizations can better leverage Cloud Application Solution Providers… Read more »

Contegix Hires New Chief Financial Officer

The following Press Release was issued today announcing a new addition to our executive team. Chuck Cioffi joins Contegix as our new Chief Financial Officer. He brings with him a wealth of talent and experience, and we are very excited to welcome him to the team. Contegix Hires New Chief Financial Officer Chuck Cioffi joins cloud… Read more »

Once I Declare a Disaster

In my last blog series (part 1/ part 2), we disussed when to declare a disaster and the significance of IT Resilience. Now, let’s walk through what happens once you declare and it’s time to bring your business critical systems back online. By this point, we have created our DR test plan.  The plan contains… Read more »

Diving Deeper into what “CASP” Really Means

In the last article, I focused on how traditional hosting and MSPs were a thing of the past, while introducing the new concept of a Cloud Application Service Provider or “CASP”.  In this piece, I want to focus a little more on what really defines a CASP and why we at Contegix believe it truly… 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, that is, if… Read more »

When to Declare a Disaster: Part 2

Once you have a working and proven DR solution (see the first post in this series), you will need to create and document your procedure for declaring a disaster.  Detail the following procedure in your DR Runbook: Start with who has the authority to declare a disaster.  I always recommend that only members of the… Read more »