Adam Post is a solutions architect with over 12 years of experience in consulting and managed services roles, providing technical expertise to organizations across a wide range of industry verticals. He is experienced in virtualization, storage, backup, and cloud technologies and holds several technical certifications, including the VMware VCIX-DCV, AWS Solutions Architect Professional, Veeam Certified Architect, and HPE Master ASE. He can be found on Twitter as @semi_technical.

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Becoming Hybrid: Operating Your Cloud Environment

July 6, 2020

It’s a day for celebration! Our migration is complete, and our applications are now running in the cloud environment best suited to their needs. The rest of our application inventory, the ones not cut out for the cloud, remain on-premises where they belong. We …


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Becoming Hybrid: Executing the Migration

May 11, 2020

The day has finally come. We’ve potentially ventured out of our comfort zone to collect information on business strategy and requirements from the leaders in our company. We then put in the hard work to analyze our existing applications, how they operate, and whether …


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Becoming Hybrid: Selecting a Cloud Platform

April 29, 2020

All right, this is where things start to get more fun. To this point we’ve done a lot of talking about things NOT cloud platform related, including requirements gathering and environment assessment. This was necessary because it’s difficult, if not impossible, to ensure you …


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Becoming Hybrid—The Challenge of Discovery

March 6, 2020

In the previous post of this series, we talked about the importance of requirements and gaining a solid understanding of the “why” before embarking on a hybrid cloud journey. As direct experience in other areas of life might have already demonstrated, “because everyone else …


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Becoming Hybrid: The Importance of Requirements

February 11, 2020

Introduction Much of the dialog surrounding cloud these days seems centered on multi-cloud. Multi-cloud this, multi-cloud that—have we so soon forgotten about the approach that addresses the broadest set of needs for businesses beginning their transition from the traditional data center? Friends, I’m talking …