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Cloud Smart’s Success Relies on Smart Network Monitoring


The Office of Management and Budget’s Cloud Smart proposal signals both the end of an era and the beginning of new opportunities. The focus has shifted from ramping up cloud technologies to maximizing cloud deployments to achieve the desired mission outcomes. Certainly, agencies are …


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Is Cloud-Agnostic Even a Thing?


Before we can examine if cloud-agnostic is a thing, we must understand what it is in the first place. There are a multitude of opinions on this matter, but from my standpoint, being cloud-agnostic is about being able to run a given workload on …


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Getting Started With Hybrid IT


Over the past few weeks, I’ve written a lot about hybrid IT and its benefits. New tools, new technologies, new skillsets. Hybrid IT is still new to a lot of companies, and you might be wondering how to get started. Below are some areas …


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Assessing Your Agency’s Cloud Readiness


A recent report regarding the modernization of Federal Information Technology (IT), coordinated by the American Technology Council (ATC) in 2017, called for agencies to “identify solutions to current barriers regarding agency cloud adoption.” Couple the report with the White House draft release of a …



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How to Prevent Lock-In for DevOps Tooling


We’ve talked about a lot in this series about DevOps tooling: Start Your DevOps Journey by Looking at the Value You Add Why Choosing a One-Size-Fits-All Solution Won’t Work How to Choose the Right Tools in Your DevOps Toolchain How to Prevent Tool Sprawl …