Category: Managed Services

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 »

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 »