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Introduction to AWS Reserved Instances

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Cloud computing gained traction in the SMB market segment with its promised value proposition to replace high CapEx with affordable ongoing OpEx. SMBs embraced the cloud movement to take advantage of the cost variability and were able to focus resource investments on building the business instead of building the IT infrastructure. For organizations … [Read more...]

AWS ECS vs EKS: Selecting the Best Platform for Your Workload

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Choosing a container management platform can make your head swim these days. In addition to the Open Source options (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm, and Rancher), it seems every cloud vendor has its own custom offering as well, and despite all being based on Docker, no two are quite alike. Never satisfied with just keeping pace, Amazon actually offers two … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Governance and Compliance for AWS

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As organizations accelerate innovation in the cloud, security and compliance become increasingly complex. Among its many benefits, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) ecosystem offers end users assuredness that governance principles are being upheld and risks associated with operating on the cloud are minimized. However, enterprise leaders are still … [Read more...]

What is a Hyperscale Data Center?

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We can all name a few of the biggest technology companies in the world, like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, even Facebook. They all developed technologies that millions, sometimes billions, of people take for granted on a daily basis. They have made technology inherent to our daily routines. But how do these technologies work? What fuels these … [Read more...]

AWS Regions and Availability Zones: An Intro for CIO’s

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) pioneered the modern-day cloud computing IT service delivery model. Amazon’s success with delivering cloud resources as a service comes down to the ease of accessibility and availability of the technology for end-users. Over the years AWS has expanded rapidly, expanding the cloud service across different geographic … [Read more...]

Single Tenant vs Multi-Tenant: What’s The Difference?

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One of the single most important parts of an enterprise digital transformation strategy involves finding the right SaaS service or services that compliment your business model, culture and compliance needs. When you begin learning about the different SaaS products available to your organization, you’ll discover two different types of … [Read more...]

Public Cloud Growth Trends for 2018 and the Future Outlook

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Accelerating cloud adoption will drive growth in the public cloud services market to $186.4 billion in 2018, a 21.4 percent increase from 2017 when the market reached the $153.5 billion mark, according to research firm Gartner. The market is expected to double in revenue by the year 2021, reaching $302 billion as more companies embrace the cloud … [Read more...]

Why Application Monitoring Is Critical to Multi-Cloud Success

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In today’s multi-cloud world, organizations can’t afford to allow IT problems to disrupt or degrade service, so they must be able to proactively identify potential points of failure, address problems quickly when they do arise, and align effort with business impact. To optimally prioritize issues, IT needs to know their impact on specific … [Read more...]