Cloud

February 21, 2017
How IoT Enables Us to Stay Active and Stay Safe premium
Here’s the great news about all of the energy, passion and concern felt by many about politics in our country these days:  people are active! I know so many people who are becoming energized and active in new and different ways compared to 12 months ago.   With the number of marches, protests and events spread […]
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Gary Danoff
Senior Vice President, Cloud Solutions
January 11, 2017
[Webinar] How State Agencies Can Assess their Cloud Readiness Factor premium
Is your state or local agency ready for the cloud? Whether you’re thinking of moving to a SaaS email system or migrating data to cloud storage and processing platforms, a cloud readiness assessment might be in order. Before you make the move to the cloud, risks need to be assessed and technical readiness must be […]
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Government Tech Writer
November 22, 2016
The Top 6 Cloud Insider Threats You Need to Worry About premium
Insider threats and the misuse of data stored in the cloud has long been a concern for agency and IT leaders. But what remains clear, according to a new survey by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), is that there is clear lack of procedure for dealing with these instances in cloud computing. The survey posed […]
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Government Writer
November 16, 2016
Unraveling the Hairball of Hybrid IT as You Migrate to the Cloud premium
With the vast majority of enterprises now managing hybrid clouds, how do cloud consumers and cloud service providers (CSPs) grapple with roles and responsibilities in the shared scenario of hybrid cloud computing models? When private and public clouds come together, yet remain distinct entities, things start to look somewhat confusing. Organizations must find IT staff […]
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Gary Danoff
Senior Vice President, Cloud Solutions
November 2, 2016
What Do You Need to Do Next to Move to the Cloud? premium
Cloud migration takes more than a flip of a switch. There are many crucial first steps that are needed to ensure an effective migration and seamless transition to the cloud. Cloud risks must be assessed and technical readiness must be considered. In-house expertise must be aligned and concerns about cloud security must be overcome. Data […]
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Gary Danoff
Senior Vice President, Cloud Solutions
October 28, 2016
Visualizing VPC Networking premium
Jetlag is a mind killer. Anyone who has ever had to regularly brave the US Airport Circus to make sure the checks don’t bounce at the end of the month, understands that jetlag isn’t something that only hits you the day after you travel. The confused, fuzzy-headed filter will occasionally slam down on your poor […]
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October 24, 2016
AWS CloudFront Housekeeping: Programmatically Cleaning the Cache premium
Content Delivery Networks (“CDNs”) do a good job of keeping themselves clean and up-to-date. However, sometimes the origin systems/applications/webpages we are using go through a big update and/or we’d like to have a hard cut-over to a new edition or version of our sites. Having the old versions of the files hanging around in the […]
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October 19, 2016
Misunderstood Misfits – The T2 Instance premium
We are going to take a simple but often misunderstood AWS methodology / feature and drag it out into the unapologetic sunlight via my way of looking at things. I tend to deal with IT professionals from all spectrums of the scale, so in the finest tradition of compromise, we are going to soar between […]
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October 18, 2016
AWS-Shell – I think I’m in Love… premium
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a very large sprawling platform. As such, it has a very large collection of API’s to issue commands against. The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) team has done a great job in the last few years of standardizing the commands – both in syntax and function. That said, there are […]
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October 17, 2016
3 Tips for Choosing a Hybrid Cloud Managed Service Provider premium
Transitioning to the cloud? Chances are, when you make the transition, you’ll take baby steps – assessing your workloads in totality and individually, determining the most efficient platform, preparing thoroughly and then migrating just that workload, then the next, and so on. It’s standard procedure and is the best way to proceed with minimal risk. […]
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Government Tech Writer