Category: Cloud

DevOps Part 2: Public Cloud and DevOps Tools Go Hand in Hand

In our previous post, we addressed the confusion that many people have about DevOps.  It’s more than just putting together two critical teams in your IT organization.  DevOps are tools that facilitate collaboration and communication between your development and operations teams, and automate the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes.  You can avoid human… Read more »

DevOps Part 1: It’s More Than Teams

DevOps:  yet another buzzword everyone seems to be throwing around lately.  Just like any buzzword, there are many vague definitions, leaving people confused about what it really means. For example, you may be thinking, “My Development and Operations teams are working together, that’s DevOps.”  Not really. If you are thinking it is a people term,… Read more »

A Close Look at AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become commonplace as the backbone of many businesses’ infrastructure and offers a variety of uses, including being a means for acquiring big data computing and software development. Enterprises and developers can use AWS to create, deploy, run, maintain, and keep track of applications in the cloud. This public cloud computing… 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 »

Public Cloud: Are You Risking Security?

Cloud computing offers many benefits for businesses and consumers, however, many businesses worry that using the public cloud to store their data could open them up to security risks. Thankfully, the public cloud does not pose the same security risks today as it did in its early years. Let’s take a look at the potential… Read more »

Top 4 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

Everyone talks about moving to the cloud, this magical land of cost savings and technical efficiencies/automation. Yet many people don’t talk about the thing to consider when moving to the cloud and how you realize these gains. Sometimes it is not that easy and it takes some serious changes to your applications or sites if… Read more »

Hybrid Cloud Usage Examples

The hybrid cloud approach benefits a lot of organizations, especially the larger they get. What are some specific use cases? Medical professionals HIPAA compliance is the privacy standard that all things medical have to adhere to in the United States. A hybrid approach allows separation of the sensitive medical data from the rest of daily operations,… Read more »

Why Use Hybrid Cloud for Your Business?

Hybrid Cloud is a term that is tough to escape these days. It means using public cloud services (such as AWS or Azure) and a private cloud together in one combined environment. How can this help your business? Cost.  Public cloud is fast and inexpensive to scale out.   Private cloud is faster, but costs more up front.… Read more »

Migrating Your Technology to the Cloud: Considerations and Strategy

Managed Public Cloud

If you’re like many business owners, you’re considering moving some of your business processes to the cloud. You feel it’s a convenient way to ensure security and reliable data recovery; and you feel it will save you money on hardware, software and managing your entire technology infrastructure. However, every business owner or organization manager should… Read more »